Rekindling the Fire

Rekindling the Fire

SNAAAP! The first thing that went through my mind was my rifle stock had just snapped in half! Thankfully, after I slowly rolled over, spit the dirt out of my mouth, and cleared my eyes, …

The "Bazz" Buck – Baggs Wyoming

The "Bazz" Buck – Baggs Wyoming

It was a beautiful morning, September, 15th 1952.  The temperature was 39 degrees at 6:00 am. My grandpa, Albert D. Bazzanella was getting things ready to head to the south country on a typical deer …

Is it Worth It? – By Kyle Paxman

Is it Worth It? – By Kyle Paxman

The “Buck Haven” during the summer scouting trip What doesn’t kill you will make you want to do it again right? Going into the application period for Nevada in 2005, I envisioned a semi-comfortable horseback …

Gut Instinct – By Jeremy Hemmert

Gut Instinct – By Jeremy Hemmert

It was nearly 12:00 am as we had just finished topping off the coolers and loading the remainder of our gear. I gave my wife and kid’s a hug goodbye and my brother and I …

Lessons the Mule Deer taught me: Part 3 — By Scott Reekers

Lessons the Mule Deer taught me: Part 3 — By Scott Reekers

“There He is, you ready to shoot?” Travis asked. “Yes,” I responded as I leveled off the crosshairs of my .300 Weatherby Mag just under the top of the big bucks’ shoulder. The rifle cracked …

THE FAMILY THAT HUNTS TOGETHER…

THE FAMILY THAT HUNTS TOGETHER…

David, Wendi, Dalton, and Carson Pond 2013 Oregon A familiar story to new and old hunters alike, those long evenings at the kitchen table before the application deadlines planning the next seasons hunts. The question …