Category Archives: Hunting and other wild-caught activities

once in a lifetime

Yesterday Eli, John and I had a once in a lifetime experience. The DEC knew of a collared bear who had a den here on the tree farm. Probably about a half mile from our house, within site. The same … Continue reading

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today

Today was just an ordinary day. An ordinary sunny, winter day. For some reason I felt very present and enjoyed lots of little moments today. This morning brought time at the YMCA. School for John, exercise for me. Complete with … Continue reading

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and the hunt continues

We had the chance to hunt over our old dogs, River and Banjo! And I shot my first pheasant! I think I’m starting to understand the draw to this…..

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day one

Today was Day One in South Dakota. It started with puppy picking, peaked with Stella working the birds and ended with a bit of driving. Here it is in pictures: That’s right. No birds yet.

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’round here these days

I feel like we just got into the swing of fall, and now winter’s beginning to peek it’s head around! *We are spending more time at the woodpile and stove! The cat’s love to climb the pile…perhaps they will be … Continue reading

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quiet in the woods

This afternoon, we started as a quartet in the hunting blind. But sitting still and quiet in the NY woods is tough; especially tough for one 4 year old boy. As much as he loves hunting and all things deer, … Continue reading

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a walk in the woods

Eli has been using Google Earth to find ponds previously unknown. Many of them are a bit of a hike, but all of them hold the potential for amazing duck hunting. And so we walk. These hills we have to … Continue reading

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