Category Survival

40 Days to Greatness

It occurred to me this weekend that we’re about forty days from Nebraska’s firearm deer season. That means we’re forty days from…DEER CAMP!!! Deer Camp is the glorious time in a 37 year old boy’s life when his preparation makes or breaks his season. This is the time for that preparation. My most pressing issue is my […]

Un-Camo Your Field Dressing Knife

I have a buck knife that I love for field dressing everything from rabbits to mule deer. It features a camo sheath and handle: Believe it or not, I didn’t want the camo handle. I wanted blaze orange, but it doesn’t come on this blade. Why didn’t I want it? Because part of field dressing […]

Nalgene Bottles: Narrow or Wide Mouth?

After years of successful hunting and adequate camping, we decided to try deer camp with a real camper. No, not this: I’m talking about this: We invited Shane to join our group last year, and having a genuine Eagle scout amongst us is better than a hundred third-world bike/trailer combos. One of the wonders he introduced us […]