Here is my 2nd take at video editing. This is from Woodlawn Farms Hunt Club in Creston, IL. We were in Field 9. The weather was nice and the dogs were running well. This clip was captured with the Playsport ZX3. The original .mov file can be found here … [Read more...] about Woodlawn Farms – February 19th
This was meant to be a follow up to a post about our trip to Green River State Wildlife Area this winter. However, that post never came to be. Regardless... I'd like to share another Google map we've generated from the IL DNR provided maps for your convenience! View Green River State Wildlife Area in a larger map … [Read more...] about Green River State Wildlife Area
As I prepare myself for a fun December hunt at the Green River State Wildlife Area it occurred to me that the weather is going to be relatively chilly. Now, the forecasted 19 degrees and sunny really isn't downright nasty. Especially not for our friends to the North and West. It did cause me to think about what I would bring on this adventure in an attempt to stay warm. … [Read more...] about How do you stay warm on a cold winter day?
As many of you have personally experienced; when you first started hunting you packed pretty light. Gun? Check. Shells? Check. Blaze orange!? Check! Let's go hunting! I don't know about you, but many of my earlier hunting adventures were mostly practices in suffering due to unpreparedness and trying not to lose a limb to the cold or dealing with a briar induced cut. … [Read more...] about Upland Hunting Checklist – Local
We indoctrinated a new player into the game today! Al & Traca's black lab Ozzie joined us for his first day in the field. The weather was cool with a temperature in the high 30's and a cold wet breeze from the NorthWest. The skies were overcast but that didn't seem to keep anyone down. Ozzie came out of the gates and produced his first bird within 30 minutes just on the … [Read more...] about Ozzie's First Day