Category: Hunting

Irish Setter MudTrek Boots, Warm and Dry!

Irish Setter MudTrek Boots, Warm and Dry!
The Irish Setter line of boots has long history of being the go-to for workers and hikers, however their hunting line is not something to take lightly. They offer a huge variety of hunting boots that are designed to keep the hunter both warm and Dry for all day sits or walking the fields. I... Read more »

Irish Setter Traveler shoes are a game changer

Irish Setter Traveler shoes are a game changer
As a hunter and fisherman, I am always looking at many different types of gear to make my experiences in the field that much better.  Whether it be a new gun, rod, reel or even set of outer gear the options are endless.  The one item that often get’s overlooked is what goes on my... Read more »

Sunglasses and The Need to Protect your Most Important Asset

Sunglasses and The Need to Protect your Most Important Asset
As a multispecies angler and avid outdoorsman, I have gear in my boat, garage, and basement to match just about any condition you come across. My walls are lined with rod and reel combos that are matched to any species you can imagine. Then I narrow down those selections to multiple ones that are just... Read more »
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Ben's First Hunt

Ben's First Hunt
It has been a year that has passed and I am finally able to find the time to put some words down to paper to describe and event that I can only explain as “magical”. I have written before about my energetic 6-year old son Ben but that was always related to fishing. This time... Read more »

Buying a New Rifle And Scope Choice

Buying a New Rifle And Scope Choice
As a resident of the great state of Illinois I have always been limited on what I can and cannot use for deer hunting. Illinois does not allow the use of centerfire rifles; however, I have always had a fascination with these firearms and broke down and decided to make a purchase for one. There... Read more »

Hunters Safety! It is no Joke! Sign up today

Hunters Safety! It is no Joke!  Sign up today
Hunter safety is not something that is to be taken lightly.  This is a great time to get your youngsters or even those that are just getting started in hunting to take a hunters safety course. This is something that is a requirement of most states and I feel that all hunters afield should have... Read more »
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Post Cancer Bucket List

Post Cancer Bucket List
This past year for me has been full of major changes that have drastically impacted the way I look at the world and my place in it. These changes, although negative on first glance, have had a positive impact on the way life is viewed though my eyes. I was diagnosed with Stage 4A Head... Read more »

Cancer Has Not Stopped Me!

Cancer Has Not Stopped Me!
For those of you who follow me on Facebook or have read a few of my earlier blogs know that I have had my struggles at the end of 2016.  For those of you who don’t know I was diagnosed with cancer back in August. This was a huge shock to me and my family. ... Read more »

Cabela’s to host Ladies’ Day Event

Cabela’s to host Ladies’ Day Event
I know that everyone keeps pushing to shop at the “little guy’s” stores, however you cannot deny the presence of some of the larger stores that serve the surrounding areas. One of my favorite stores is the Hoffman Estates Cabela’s store.  They are constantly putting on programs that bring the hunting and fishing community as... Read more »
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Cabela’s Prepares for Fall Great Outdoor Days

Cabela’s Prepares for Fall Great Outdoor Days
There are many stores that cater to the outdoors men and women around the area, but none have the customer interaction like the Hoffman Estates Cabela’s store does. Diane Schneider works hard at creating events that incorporate learning and fun into one event. I have had the pleasure to work at the store during these... Read more »