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 in … Continue reading