Deer Camp Close-Down 2017

Angus, Moose and the Mooselette joined me at Deer Camp one last time to shut down camp, and have one last time afield before the cold weather hits. Moose and Angus went for a hike. Mooslette and I went on a grand tour of the blinds. This was her first time at Hollywood. I introduced … Continue reading

Mooselette Goes Turkey Hunting

Well, sort of. Mooselette, my #1 granddaughter made it out to turkey camp with her daddy, Moose. We had a chance to go out to the Honey Hole and listen to the gobblers and hens at flydown. It was below freezing, so I brought along an arctic sleeping bag for her to crawl into. Afterwards, … Continue reading

Mooselette — A New Hunter Checks in at Camp

Mooselette, daughter of Moose and MooseMama showed up at camp over the weekend. Grandpa shaman was quite pleased. It was 3 years ago when MooseMama let it slip on our Memorial Day camping trip that there was going to be a new hunter at camp.  Since then, we’ve been preparing for that eventuality. Mooselette is … Continue reading

Shamanic Dream Team Scores Double-Header in KY Opener

We’re just in from the field with fuzzy windchimes hanging on the meatpole. Both Angus and I bagged bucks this morning. This was an average sort of Opener — average temperatures, an average number of shots. The weather was cool, but sunny.  Angus and Moose hunted together.  This is Angus’ last year hunting as a … Continue reading

A Mooselette’s First Independence Day

It was a little over a year ago I announced that Moose was due to become a father, and I a grandfather. It was shortly after that, I announced that the Mooselette was undoubtedly going to be a deer hunter (notice the orange booties): I just wanted to give you an update on the project. … Continue reading

New Calls for Moosegirl

This has been a busy off-season for me. Moosegirl, Moose’s squeeze, has shown an interest in both Turkey and Deer Hunting.  Putting together a good starter kit for her for Spring Gobbler Season has had me scouring the web for good deals, collecting up turkey porn, and rummaging through the closets. I found a few … Continue reading

Report from Deer Camp, 2011

Y’all were really nice about Dad passing.  Thanks again for all the good wishes.  Normally I would have been doing more of a day-by-day report up on Deer and Deer Hunting.  Now, here it is, Thanksgiving, and I’ve hardly written a thing.  Sadly, there has not been much to write. ] PRELUDE I’ll begin back … Continue reading