Campfire Stories - Welcome to Base Camp

  • It’s More Than the Amount of Fish You Catch

    On April 1, 2019, I set out with my father to enjoy a day of fishing in Upstate NY, as their season had just opened. We loaded up the truck and headed to the stream, it was a chilly morning, the kind where it is hard to tie flies because your hands are instantly numb.
  • A First Day Turkey Hunt, and A New Call

    After I trialed the call in the yard, I cleaned it off and stored it in my vest. I was ready for spring. I was truly impressed what these four friends had created.
  • Satan's Taint; Overcoming the Colorado Grind

    Killing an animal is always bitter sweet. Its sweet because you can provide clean sustenance to your family, help with conservation, and get the gratification of your arduous work coming to fruition. But its bitter because you respect these animals so much. We gained a tremendous amount of respect for elk and elk hunters over our long week. We were in awe as to how big they were, and yet they could disappear into the mountain.
  • Memories, A Legacy for ALL to Leave

    As we get older and gain more experience in the woods, utilizing skills and tactics that you have learned over the years, seems to bring a little more success. You start to harvest bigger game and find out what works and what doesn’t for your hunts. However, no matter how many deer you harvest that first buck always stays with you.
  • A Beer During the Apocalypse

    I have never been much of a prepper or whatever it is called, but I like to consider myself ready. In the recent history of the United States and more so throughout the entire world, there have been ample situations of civil disturbances
  • A Military Mindset for Hunting - Embracing the Suck

    The northern lights shined greens and purples like I had never seen before in nature, wrapping through the horizon like cold-blooded serpents. It w...
  • 2018 PA Trout Opener - A Statewide Tradition

    The statewide opener for PA trout is slated for 8am this Saturday, April 14th. As you walk the banks of streams looking for some space or circle a ...
  • The Lense of a Hunter - Perspective on an Early Morning Hunt

    The snow fell gently to the ground on a brisk Saturday morning in New York. The sun had just emerged, and the rays began to warm my face. I was per...