Tag Archives: hunting

Ghost Hunt – A Poem

I’m having some fun this week writing poetry and blending this with one of my other passions, ghost hunting. Yes, ghost hunting, but see if you can figure out what kind of ghost I’m hunting. I know, Halloween has passed, … Continue reading

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Chasing Rabbits – A Poem

Dances, does the telling tail. A zig, a zag—nostrils flare. A ghost oozes from the ground, Casting her ageless spell. Tangled hosts hide her now, The hound’s way foils the plot. A rustle, a leap, a bound. The bay rises, … Continue reading

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An Understanding of Hunting

In recent months my son and I have been chasing the ever elusive Whitetail Deer. The season has now closed, but turkey season and spring fishing are just around the corner. This is a heritage my father has passed on … Continue reading

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Old Guns and Discipleship

In my gun cabinet rests an old Ithaca double-barreled shotgun. It belonged to my grandfather (we called him Gran Gran), and one day, my uncle passed it down to me. It’s not in mint condition, but I’ve been told it’s … Continue reading

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Announcing Antler Pen Winner!

Congratulations to Don Morse.  He has won the antler pen and a free copy of my novel, “The Guide.” Don – Please use the contact tab to send me your preferred mailing address.  I will also try to contact you … Continue reading

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Bulletproof Birds

For many, the sport of hunting can be controversial.  Perhaps I can write a future article on the virtues of hunting.  But I can understand people’s point of view when they observe outdoor channel stars high-fiving and performing a jovial … Continue reading

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My 5 Favorite Outdoor Websites

Looking for some helpful advice about the outdoors?  Maybe you’d like to learn how to cut down a tree or sharpen a knife or do some research for an upcoming camping trip.  Below, I’ve compiled 5 of my favorite outdoor … Continue reading

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Hunting Safety Tips

This month and the next, thousands of the world’s best conservationists will take to the woods or fields.  Statistically, hunting is safer than your daily, work commute, but we must take time to review important safety reminders.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Scriptures About Fishing

Today I want to share with you a post from my friend Randy Weaver.  His blog is called The Non-Typical Sportsman.  On his blog, Randy shares messages for the soul, hunting tips, gear reviews and some tasty recipes.  He wanted … Continue reading

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Pierce the Darkness: A Flashlight Review

Live prepared—you never know when darkness might find you.  As hunters, the pitch-black beckons us in the wee hours of morning and swallows us up at the closing dusk.  A good flashlight will guide our steps so we don’t turn … Continue reading

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Hunting the Long Beard

The eyes of outer space beamed down through the tree canopy, shouting out their heavenly messages.  Stoically, I leaned against a hard, medium size Southern Pine while listening to the fading night sounds.  Like others before, this tree would be … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Blaze Orange

I started hunting with my dad around age 9.  That was when I really began to enjoy the outdoors though I did have fears that were difficult to shake.  As a young, novice hunter, I was terrified of guns.  When … Continue reading

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Great Books for the Outdoorsman

I love to read good books.  Books take me to places I may never be able to visit in my lifetime.  Books inspire me to rush outside and experience the best nature has provided.  My bond with books is probably … Continue reading

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Shed Hunting and Antler Craft

Every year around late February or early March, male whitetails will shed their antlers.  They begin growing a new pair sometime in the spring.  I can’t describe the thrill of finding these naturally casted crowns.  This activity can become very … Continue reading

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Carry the Right Knife

“Clark, anytime you enter the woods carry the right knife. A good knife should be durable and versatile. You’ve got something unique there….. My eyes savored the cold blade as my head shook in disbelief. A confident feeling swept over … Continue reading

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Awaken Oh Night

There is something magical about an early morning turkey hunt or deer hunt.  The woods take on new life as the sun peaks over the horizon; it transforms.  Those early morning hunts inspired me to write a poem.  The dawn … Continue reading

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Book Review – Man-Eaters of Tsavo

Whether you enjoy reading about hunting or outdoor adventures, this book is sure to please.  I recently reread this exciting account written by Lt. Colonel J.H. Patterson, and I couldn’t put it down. Here is an Amazon excerpt describing the … Continue reading

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