Ladder Stand Renovations

The treestands at camp are in need of some long-overdue PM.   Virginia is getting downright unsafe. Campground had a cracked weld.  The rest are just showing the ravaged of time and rust.  The last time I set one of these Hunters View Buddy Stands into a tree, George W. Bush was president and Hunters View … Continue reading

A Long Time Coming

Back in 2013, Angus was enjoying his last deer season as a Yute. I had him positioned with his older brother, Moose in a ground blind at Lazy Boy. He was too big for the buddy stand anymore. I was at Campground, about a quarter-mile away. Angus and I both scored bucks that morning. If … Continue reading

Midway Phoenix– A Deer Shack is Born

It all started back in 2008 when I realized there was an ideal spot for a treestand that would cover the length of two food plots I put up a buddy stand; and pulled two deer out of the plots that year. I’d been spoiling for years to put up a serious all-weather shooting house, … Continue reading

We return you now to our regularly scheduled program. . .

If you scroll to the bottom, you’ll get into the serious hunting stuff. It’s not like a crawled in a hole at the end of turkey season. A couple of y’all have e-mailed me wondering where I’ve been. You have to remember that being a father is not all about sitting in a buddy stand … Continue reading

Angus’ First Blood

Angus is my #3 son. He had his first Yute season this weekend. Name: Angus Age: 10 Season: Kentucky Youth-Only Firearms Season, 2008 AKA Yute Season Rifle: Marlin 336 in 30-30 WIN w. Simmons 3-9X30 scope on Weaver Swivel Mounts See (Ode to a 30-30) Load: Custom loaded Winchester PP 150 GR RN over Hodgdon … Continue reading