Category Archives: Hunting Stories

One Bucket List Item in the Books

I’m halfway to being able to say I have hunted ducks from coast to coast. I have the east coast checked off the “to do” list with a recent hunting trip off the coast of Maine this past January. As … Continue reading

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To Late to Turn Back Now

It was Thursday November 21st about 6 pm I had been on vacation since the 15th. I like to take this week off for opening weekend of rifle season as well as making these dates available to guide hunters for … Continue reading

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Vermont Muzzleloader Season Opening Weekend 2013

It’s 3:30am December 7th 2013. That familiar sound I hear is the alarm on my iPhone telling me it’s the beginning of opening day of Muzzleloader season. In reality I have been awake since 3. It seems that I always … Continue reading

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The Preparation for Opening Day

Yes it’s that time of year again. These weeks leading up to opening day are a magical time of year. The anticipation builds as the texts and water cooler conversations seem to be more about what opportunities this upcoming hunting … Continue reading

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Hunting Memories – Make one and pass them along

This month I just have to write about a food plot and deer hut my father and I built this past year. I’m not certain what gave me more pleasure, the finished product or the process that was required to … Continue reading

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Why we get up so early and work so hard

Finally the waterfowl season has begun. It seems like each year the anticipation is harder to deal with than the year before. However, this year after having spent all summer working on a new food plot for turkey & deer … Continue reading

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No Hunting – Unless you ask nicely

Whether you have been waterfowl hunting for 50 years or if this fall will be your first season. One thing you will need to do this is find a place to hunt. There are more places to hunt waterfowl then … Continue reading

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My Two Legged Retriever

Some say if you don’t have a good retriever you’re not a true Waterfowler. Although I have 2 labs who love to retrieve. Many times for different reasons I leave them at home. The common joke amongst our hunting crew … Continue reading

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Off Season – Now What?

Although there are still places to go where I can hunt this time of year. February in Vermont I usually find myself chasing coyotes and working on my “To Do” lists. There is never a free day that doesn’t require … Continue reading

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Haste doesn’t always make waste

Sometimes you make a hasty decision that hind sight proves to be a foolish one. This duck season was filled with more good decisions than bad ones. In my travels for my day job I met a farmer that owns … Continue reading

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