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Doves and Dandelions…

Tugging, pulling, plucking feathers . . . “Why would anyone want to do this?” my hubby complained. “Don’t you know that the skin is the best part of the gamebird?” I retorted. I had finally talked him into helping me pluck feathers after years of using only the...

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Hot Chocolate for Adults! Guest Recipe

Some of our hunting seasons in Maine start and end in chilly or downright frigid weather. After I climb down from the stand, walk through the woods and up the hill through deep snow and arrive back at camp, I want something warm to drink even before food. It’s too...

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Stand Number 10

It is always exciting for me to wake up on a brisk fall morning, knowing that in a short time, I will be settled in my deer stand alone with my thoughts and at peace with the world around me. I chuckled to myself, this pleasant 50-degree October day, knowing that I...

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Hunting

Porcupine Encounter! Guest Post!

Porcupine Encounter! Guest Post!

When I first posted this picture on social media, I got a variety of comments about it. Some people 'got' it and realized how unique the photo was and how it was pretty cool that I was that close to a porcupine. Other people made comments like: “What happened after...

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Fishing

Finding my Passion for Fishing

Finding my Passion for Fishing

I have been around fishing most of my life. Growing up on a farm offered a perfect opportunity to play along the banks of the pond that my dad carved out of the landscape. Inspired by clean, fresh springs, he worked for years with his bulldozer to create that pond,...

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Lifestyle

Field to Fork…   Enjoying the Harvest

Field to Fork… Enjoying the Harvest

 It is that time of year again when we aim to empty our freezer of our game harvests. We think it is optimum to enjoy the meat within a year of the harvest. With hunting season officially underway, we set out to make sure that happened. We like to be generous with our...

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Female Friendly

Backwoods Quail Club

Backwoods Quail Club

Backwoods Quail Club - Georgetown, SC   Female Friendly Hunting Destination Backwoods!  It has it all- What a fantastic place to go to experience so many different hunting opportunities from quail, turkey, deer, as well as  a European pheasant tower shoot  ( I did not...

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Wing Shooting

Limited Out!!!

Limited Out!!!

For those of my subscribers who are not on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, I wanted to let you know that we had an amazing opening day hunt at Honey Camp Dove Club!  The day was perfect from start to finish.   Our host/owner Dale Shelley and his wife Hilda prepared a...

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Shooting Sports

Gun Safety-  What’s Wrong with this Photo??

Gun Safety- What’s Wrong with this Photo??

Without doubt, gun safety is always the priority when handling guns.  The basics never change and need to be reinforced constantly:  A gun safety course should be taken before handling a gun.  Every gun should be treated as if it were loaded.  Your gun should be...

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My Story

Hi there! I’m a real estate agent by day, an avid hunter on the weekends, and this is my blog. My passion for hunting is rooted in growing up in a hunting family with 6 brothers and sisters on a 250 acre dairy farm in Northeastern  Pennsylvania.