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The 11’ Wellington Crazy Horse Boot – Wood N’ Stream Outdoor Footwear
Sunday, May 24th, 2015

The 11’ Wellington Crazy Horse Boot – Wood N’ Stream Outdoor Footwear

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The 11’ Wellington Crazy Horse Boot is one of the selections in the American Tradition line from Wood N’ Stream Outdoor Footwear. Wood N’ Stream is a Weinbrenner Company and they make many of their footwear products in the United States. As you may have read in any of our many reviews in the past several years, we’re huge supporters of these types of companies. They are doing their part to support American working families and therefore, our economy! The Wood N’ Stream division of Weinbrenner specializes in the outdoor footwear market and offers 16 lines of products that would appeal to any outdoor enthusiast. We really like the offerings in the American Tradition and American Heritage lines and will hopefully get the opportunity to showcase more of these products in the future.

First Impressions: The 11’ Wellington Crazy Horse is extremely well constructed from Goodyear Welt and are made from top quality materials. The insole is removable Dual-Density Polyurethane with a midsole of rubber and outsole of single-density polyurethane. The outside of the boot is protected with 3M™ Scotchgard™
Wear & Tear vs. Comfort: These boots can take a beating for sure but we were curious as to how long the comfort would last. Although we’ve only had these boots for a few months, the miles we’ve pot on them seem to indicate that the comfort level is holding strong. They still seem as comfortable for long periods of activity as when they were new, in fact more so now that they are “broken in”.
Overall Impressions: There are three aspects of the 11’ Wellington Crazy Horse boots that really impressed us. The boots are built extremely well, they are comfortable and seem to retain that comfort level after repeated use, and they are made in America! These aspects are more than enough to support the $150 price tag, which happens to be right in line, if not a bit cheaper, than other boots that are not as impressive. In fact, you can find these boots at your local

Bass Pro Shops 

 

Wood N’ Stream has plenty to offer the work-hard / play-hard Sportsman. The boots are made with the best materials available and have a comfort level that lasts. Check out the Wood N’ Stream line-up by clicking the photo below!

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Hawaiian Noni Energy Shot
Friday, May 16th, 2014

Hawaiian Noni Energy Shot

Hawaiian Noni Energy Shot is yet another “Energy Boost” found in a small container that gives the consumer a “Shot” of energy to help them with the daily grind.  We were intrigued by this brand however because it claims to utilize the Hawaiian Noni fruit.  Although the Noni fruit looks like a giant larvae-type mass, its health benefits are well documented and range from pain relief and reducing cholesterol to antibacterial properties and antioxidants for protection against forms of cancer.  We decided to give the product a try and see if it would help us with the grind of our NY Turkey Season.  Here’s our take on the Hawaiian OLA Noni  energy shot.

First Impressions: Tropical Fruity taste with some tanginess.  This stuff tastes like what I would imagine blending about 10 tropical fruits together would taste like.  It has that “full” taste to it in that it feels like you’re drinking a bunch of stuff in a small amount (if that makes any sense!)  There is no “flush” feeling or excitability after drinking the shot, although I need to mention that I am a coffee drinker so the 150mg of caffeine wouldn’t affect me anyway.  Out of all the energy shots that I’ve tried over the years, the OLA noni energy shot is one that would be a quick “breakfast” alternative on those days that you’re rushing.  It tastes like a small fruity meal in a bottle!

Impact: As with most energy shots, there are many factors that come into play during the daily grind and the energy drains that accompany various situations.  Overall, we noticed no negative side-effects of using this product and we would characterize the energy gains as sustainable throughout our activity.  What you’re getting with this product is the energy boosting ability along with some medicinal benefits that can be incorporated into your daily diet.  In fact, think of Hawaiian OLA noni energy shots as a substitute for “juicing” without the need to clean out the blender!

Summary: Combine the slightly tart but still sweet taste of the Hawaiian OLA noni energy shot with the documented medicinal effects of the noni fruit and it’s hard to go wrong with this product.  There are plenty of negative viewpoints on energy drinks these days but the fact that this product is made with 75% blended juices is hard to criticize.    Give them a try at

www.hawaiianola.com

May 2009 Member Profile
Thursday, May 14th, 2009

This Month’s Member Profile is on Ted Rutkowski from Michigan.  We caught up with Ted and asked him a few questions about his hunting preferences and the Michigan heritage. 
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HH: Tell us a little about yourself and hunting background.

TR:  As a lifelong Michigan hunter (hence the username Michihunter) and fisherman, I’ve had an abundance of opportunities to participate in some of the best hunting and fishing in the country. I’m a 43 year old husband and father to a great supportive family. I’ve been blessed with two boys that have followed my love for the outdoors and who have also taken up my greatest pleasure- Bow hunting white-tailed deer. But I also love to small game hunt, turkey hunt and fish for Walleye. Fortunately for me, all of these things are plentiful in the great state of Michigan. Another thing that I try to do is have fun. I feel that if you aren’t smiling doing something, chances are you probably shouldn’t be doing it.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?
  
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My favorite type of hunting would have to be with my compound bow for white tailed deer. Here in MI we are blessed with a 3 month archery season, a large amount of public land, and  plenty of deer. What makes it even more special for me is that both of my sons share in this pleasure. In fact, all 3 of us have often shrugged off firearms hunting in favor of the bow a lot of years. The challenge in having a shorter range of  effectiveness with a bow and witnessing the  success that comes from the practice we put in makes this type of hunting our favorite by far. As can be seen in the above picture of a past Fathers Day shootout,  we’ve been doing this since the boys were just youngsters.  

HH: What advice about this type of hunting can you relay to the members of Heritage Hunters?

TR: Bowhunting presents many challenges that any hunter should take seriously when pursuing their game. Knowing your effective range is the number one factor in this type of hunting. This comes from many hours of practice. And that practice should be done in a manner that allows you to duplicate the types of conditions and shots that you may experience in a real life situation.

Another key to becoming successful with the bow is by actually knowing your bow and how it’s setup and tuned. By become proficient in these things you will learn to know the difference between equipment produced errors and user produced errors. This will lead to not only a successful time with your bow, but a reduced chance at wounding your game. And the latter is something we should all strive for as managers of our resources.

HH: If you could hunt anywhere in the world for any type of animal, where and what would it be for?

TR: Not sure I’d ever leave Michigan on a full time basis but I definitely would love to travel to a few areas in pursuit of game not currently available here in this state. Alaska for Grizzly and Moose, New Zealand for Red Stag,  and Quebec for Caribou are a few of the places that interest me most. Also would love to try my hand at Antelope in Wyoming and Razorbacks in Arkansas.

HH: What are your plans for the 2009 Seasons?

TR: I’ve never been one to actually plan too much in advance. But for 2009, as with most years, there are definitely a few things that are on my calendar. May brings Turkey hunting and Walleye fishing and of course Morel hunting. June, July and August will see more Walleye fishing and some bass and pike fishing thrown in as well. September begins small game and preparation for the October bow opener for deer. And of course October, November and December you’ll find me out in the woods of Michigan sporting my trusty bow in pursuit of both Whitetail and small game.
 
HH: What’s unique about a Michigan Hunting Heritage?

TR: Michigan boasts some of the largest numbers of outdoorsman in the country. We consistently have some of the top harvest numbers of whitetail deer as well as the number of hunters pursuing the same. Not sure about other states, but a lot of schools here actually call November 15th a holiday because that’s when close to a million people  open up our firearm deer season. Of course I’d like to believe that it’s because it’s also my birthday but I truly doubt that that has crossed the minds of our educators.

One other thing that makes this state unique is that we also boast some of the top numbers of fisherman. We either lead or place in the top 3 every year in boater registration. And regardless of where you are in Michigan, you’re never more than 10 miles from a great place to fish.

HH: How are you passing on / or intend to pass on the Hunting Heritage?

TR: I’m a huge advocate of passing on our heritage to our youth./ As such I have been named as youth coordinator in a nationally recognized program called Hoosieroutdoorsman.  We involve ourselves in helping youngsters, who are otherwise unable to, get involved in outdoor activities. Whether it be hunting, fishing, or camping, we are continuously striving to get as many children as possible out of their houses and into the outdoors.

Aside from that, I have been actively involved with my sons and their friends by teaching, mentoring, and taking them out hunting and fishing as often as possible. It seems to have a contagious effect because most of their friends are now avid hunters and fisherman as well.

HH: Can you tell us a little about your favorite hunting moment?

TR: There are just too many to choose from really. But if I had to pick just one moment, it would be this past firearms deer season with my youngest boy David.  He had just turned 14 and he had never connected on a deer yet. It was getting a bit frustrating for him because many of his friends and of course his brother had all been successful prior to turning 14. To make things worse, opening day was as nasty as it’s ever been with rain, snow, and sleet all coming down, (horizontally I might add)  at one point or another during the day.  Even in those conditions my son remained optimistic and it was going to pay off even if at first it didn’t appear that way.  As we walked a tree line, I happened to see the biggest deer I have ever witnessed up close and personal. He stood behind a bunch of trees and apparently didn’t give us any thought.  As we stealthily approached this beast, he began to amble away in a direct line away from us never giving my son a clear shot with his Ithaca Deerslayer. The buck never ran or spooked but instead made sure he never gave a clear shot at his vitals as he walked over a hill and never to be seen again. Although this particular sequence of events never ended in a kill, it was still my second favorite times due to what we witnessed together as a father and son team. But alas, the story does not end there but rather leads us to my all-time favorite experience hunting.

The next day was just as bad weather-wise but we intended to pursue the monster from the day before regardless of the comfort level. . So we went directly to where we felt David’s best opportunity would be at connecting with this deer. As we sat behind a huge oak tree, the wind picked up and the snow began pelting us relentlessly. It was downright miserable and I could sense the disappointment in my son’s eyes. So I pulled out the grunt tube and was attempting to make him smile by playing a goofy tune on it ala a kazoo. Not sure what the name of the tune was but I think I should call it “A Prelude to Whitetail Pleasure” because lo and behold, a scrappy old buck came up on us like a ghost and was less than ten yards from where we sat. Like a seasoned veteran, David shouldered the gun, took aim, and put a perfect shot into the boiler room. Although it wasn’t the monster from the day before, this half racked Michigan buck was none too shabby at all. Success at last!! Not sure a boy could ever smile as much as David did that day but I’m sure I came pretty darn close.

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Thanks for taking the time to talk to us Ted and good luck to you and your sons this season!

March 2009 Member Profile
Monday, March 2nd, 2009

This Month’s Member profile is on Joel Medley from Elgin, South Carolina

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(Pictured: Joel and his son spending some time in the outdoors)

HH:    Tell us a little about yourself and hunting background Joel.

Joel:  My family currently lives just north of Columbia, SC; and I am an educator by profession – taught, been a principal, and worked at the state level.  The Lord made it abundantly clear that we were to move here through so many open doors (e.g. our house sold in 3 days during this awful market).  My wife just loves her job of being a stay home mom, and it thrills my heart every day when I open that garage door – my son is standing there waiving at me.

The statement that changed my life was made by a pastor in Minnesota.  John Piper has said that “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.”  Despite all the turmoil and uncertainty in the world today, God never changes and that is my anchor.  True satisfaction can be found in Him and not money or things in this world. 

My hunting background is owed to my grandfather, who took me small game hunting as a little boy, and my father, who introduced me to the wonders of archery.  As I reached middle school, I hit a growth spurt and basketball became my passion instead.  After years of playing, finishing college, and tearing my ACL, the basketball passion waned; so I returned to my love of the outdoors.  A friend of mine and former Marine in NC helped me rekindle those lost skills while also honing them tremendously.

I am probably the only hunter known to mankind that has hunted for as long as I have without ever taking a buck.  I’ve jumped them on the way to my stand and on my way out of my stand.  I’ve come closer to hitting one with my truck than when hunting.  It goes without saying, but that’s frustrating – especially when you see the answer to question 5 below.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?

Joel:  Without a doubt, bowhunting is my favorite!  I currently use a Quest QS33 set to 70 pounds at a 29 inch draw.  This is the smoothest and quietest bow I’ve ever had my hands on.  I cannot afford this “big name” bows but got a great deal on this Quest.  I utilize a Tru-Glo Xtreme sight, Hostage rest, and Fuse Carbon Connexion stabilizer.  I am not loyal to any brand of broadheads (beginning to lean toward the G5 Montecs though) or arrows at this time. 

Shooting a deer at 125 yards with a rifle is one thing; but when you are up close and personal, that’s another story.  The first deer I shot with my bow was an incredible experience.  That doe was sniffing me out (lesson learned) and stomping that right foot.  The only thing that saved me was my location because I put my Summit climber in great cover.  The shot was negligible (lesson learned), but the Lord blessed me to find her 2 hours later.  The humbling part was the ½ drag out of the thickest brush known to man.  Why?  Because I left my knife in my vehicle (lesson learned) and could not field dress her. 

HH:  What advice about this type of hunting can you relay to the members of Heritage Hunters?

Joel:  As you can tell from the story above, my first deer with a bow taught me four big lessons:  (1) scent control, (2) stand placement, (3) confidence in your shot, and (4) always be prepared.  First, I don’t have a lot of money to put into scent control clothing, so I store my hunting clothes according to the area I will be hunting (e.g. if lots of pines are around, I’ll put fresh pine clippings in my storage box).  I have also utilized some of that scent cover spray and scent-free detergent.  To dry those clothes, I also put some leaves, dirt, and pine cones in a moist, tied-up old pillow case.  The high heat releases those “earthy” odors and helps cover the human smell too.  Second, the key to your stand placement is blending.  If you “stick out like a sore thumb,” you are busted.  Find your location in the late winter and do the trimming then, so those shooting lanes are ready for hunting season.  Third, when in doubt about a shot, don’t.  I have been lucky thus far in that every animal I’ve shot has made it to the freezer.  I had a couple deer in great lanes that were just a little far for me, and I had to pass because merely wounding an animal is not my intention.  Finally, take everything you need with you.  That ½ mile drag in 90 degree heat was not what I had hoped for.  When I called my wife, expecting some sympathy, her retort was simple:  “Hey, it’s your fault for not being prepared.  Just suck it up and get that deer home.”  The Lord placed good women here to keep us humble!

HH:  If you could hunt anywhere in the world for any type of animal, where and what would it be for?

Joel:  This is a tough one.  I will be living a dream in September when I get to go elk hunting in Washington.  I’ve never had the opportunity to leave the country, so a fly-in hunt somewhere in Canada would be great.  As far as the animal, moose would be an option, but I’d probably want to try my hand at bear hunting – archery of course. 

HH:  How did your Fall Seasons turn out?

Joel:  Oh boy, don’t get me started here because it was the worst hunting season of my life.  Part of the problem is that, with a recent move to another state, I have not yet made connections for private land.  While living in NC, I had 3 great places (2 of them private) within 20 minutes of the house; but here in SC, the closest land I’ve found is an hour away.  With a little boy at home and wanting to be with him, that scenario is not conducive to getting to the woods often.

I did not get any deer this year.  I did draw back on a shooter buck, which would have been my first ever, to await his clearing of a stand of pines.  Just before he took that final step, two dogs came running into the field and away that buck went.  To add insult to injury, those dogs proceeded to “love one another.”  That pretty much sums up how this season progressed.

HH:  What are your plans for the 2009 Seasons (Turkey / Deer / Waterfowl / hogs)?

Joel:  I’ve never been turkey or waterfowl hunting and am trying to find someone here that can mentor me in that process.  For sure, I’ll be back in the woods for some deer and squirrel while also sitting in fields for some dove. 

I’m really excited about September because the family is off to Washington.  My wife has friends up there and they are avid hunters.  We visited them in the past and I was taught to fly fish – what a relaxing venture.  When we get there, I’ll participate in my first archery elk hunt.  Probably on two days, we’ll hunt elk in the mornings and evenings while fishing for steelhead during the day.  Only 6 more months!

HH:  Can you tell us the story behind your HH forum screen name?

Joel:  “JEMEDM” really does not have a big story behind it.  I took my three initials and combined them with my wife’s three initials to create the screen name.  It always reminds me of what’s truly important in life.

HH:  How are you passing on / or intend to pass on the Hunting Heritage?

Joel:  My son is 15 months old, and I’ve already taken him out in the woods with me to do some scouting.  I bought this back-pack carrier and he loves that thing.  My wife will not yet allow me to take him on a hunting trip, and that’s okay.  I will strap him in that carrier and will shoot my bow with him back there.  If you want to test your accuracy, see how well you shoot with a 25 pound boy on your back that is constantly squirming and smacking you with sticks!  Needless to say, my budget for arrows has increased a bit.  He has gotten to the point now that he calms down when I draw back; and when I release that arrow, he goes “OOOOOHHHHH!”  There’s nothing like that in the world.

My hope is to instill in him a love for the outdoors and the skills necessary to survive.  Unfortunately, hunting and fishing traditions are diminishing among this younger generation; and when they learn to love the outdoors, they will exert more effort in taking care of it.

HH:  What’s the best thing you like about TheHeritageHunters.com?

Joel:  I really like the variety offered.  Some other sites only focus on archery or guns, but this site has a healthy mix.  Living in the warm South, I’ve never had the chance to talk about ice fishing with anyone until joining this site.  The people on here have been wonderful!  I do not have a local bow shop remotely close – more than 80 miles away – but through this site, I’ve been able to make a contact in Michigan that will serve as my “local” shop.

Thanks for taking the time to answer our questions Joel and thank you for your membership to Heritage Hunters!                            – Heritage Hunters Staff

February 2009 Member Profile
Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

This Month’s Member Profile comes to us from Altus Oklahoma by way of The United States Air Force.  He’s Staff Sergeant Chris Maynard and we’d like to ask him a few questions:

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Pictured Above: Staff Sergeant Chris Maynard in Iraq

HH: Tell us a little about your hunting background?

SSgt Maynard: I grew up in Northern California; I only had a Crossman 760 Pump master BB gun so I would hunt the ground squirrels. That was about it for my youth.  I was about 24 when I went dove hunting for the first time and I was hooked after that. I went on a deployment to Afghanistan and when I got home I bought my first deer rifle and went deer hunting for the first time. It was a great experience. I have only got one deer so far but now being stationed in Oklahoma rifle hunting is almost impossible on most of the local public land. So I bought a bow and started learning that.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?

SSgt Maynard: Deer with archery tackle. Even though I have not had any luck, I can’t say that I have not had a blast. I had the perfect opportunity at a shot but with the inexperience I didn’t have my release in the loop all the way and at ¼ draw it slipped and shot my arrow about 15 feet in front of me.

HH: What advice about this type of hunting can you relay to the members of Heritage Hunters?

SSgt Maynard: It takes a lot of time and patience to learn so if you don’t get that perfect shot off just take a deep breath and know that there will be another chance in time. I really don’t have any professional advice for anyone other than know your equipment and its boundaries. Don’t take the shot if you have to think twice about it.

HH: If you could hunt anywhere in the world for any type of animal, where and what would it be for?

SSgt Maynard: I would love to go back to Montana and take another one of those big ol’ mule deer that are so famous. I have never been anywhere where hunters are welcomed by the farmers and land owners without a price. That makes it a great place to hunt!

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HH: How did your Fall Seasons turn out?

SSgt Maynard: My fall deer archery season was a bust but fun. I had to cut it short though. My wife was offered an opportunity to go on a women’s only NRA hunt so I had to stay home and save some money but it was well worth it.

HH: What are your plans for the 2009 Seasons (Turkey / Deer)?

SSgt Maynard: My plans for the 2009 seasons are to hunt! I think that I will do deer – archery and try some rabbit and hog hunting.

HH: Can you tell us the story behind your HH forum screen name?

SSgt Maynard: It’s quite simple really; I’m proud to be a Staff Sergeant in the worlds best Air Force!

HH: How are you passing on / or intend to pass on the Hunting Heritage?

 SSgt Maynard: I am doing my best at passing on what I know to my wife who has never picked up a gun before we met. Now she is my little deer slayer!

HH: What’s the best thing you like about TheHeritageHunters.com?

SSgt Maynard: This place is like a family. We all share the same interests and when one has a question, another always has the answer. People here make it enjoyable to ask a question about anything without feeling like you just asked a stupid question. The giveaways make it fun as well.

January 2009 Member Profile
Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

If you’re a frequent visitor to our forum, you’ll undoubtedly recognize our next Member Profile.  It gives us great pleasure to present a little Q&A with “Flintlock1776

HH: Tell us a little about your hunting background?

FL: I grew up in the Bronx, NY where owning weapons was not possible. When I moved to the country I just loved the big woods all around me and just self taught myself how to hunt. I had some help along the way as I met more folks that hunted but the initial effort was mine. Growing up in a concrete jungle I just found the natural outdoors such a great experience.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?

FL:I hunt Deer & Turkey pretty much exclusively. I tried Bear hunting a few times but I was always drawn back to deer & turkey. I like to hunt Deer with bow, muzzleloader and rifle. Bow & Shotgun for Turkey.

HH: What advice about this type of hunting can you relay to the members of Heritage Hunters?

FL:It takes time, dedication and learning from your experiences to get proficient in hunting. When I first started and a buddy pointed out a deer trail in the leaves, I could not recognize what I was looking at! Years later and with them help of some good binos, I have been able to pick out a deer’s nose through the woods at 100 yards and maybe more! It also helps to try and deal with “buck fever”. You never get over it really but if you get out in the woods often you can take buck fever down a notch. Although, if I ever lost the pulse and excitement of seeing a good deer then I would say it is time to hang up on hunting. Thankfully, most people I know tease me about being obsessed about hunting. They like golf and such, but to me a golf course is a terrible waste of hunting space! Also, I don’t think we ever stop learing about hunting and that is fun as well!

HH: If you could hunt anywhere in the world for any type of animal, where and what would it be for?

FL:I am happy with my experience of hunting right where I am. I have hunted and hunt still in Alabama, Pennsylvania, Missouri, New Jersy and New York (I moved a lot in my life). I hunt on my own land or land where I have secured permission. I can’t swing any of those hunting clubs so I have not been able to try some of those great places we see on TV hunting shows. I think that if I had an opportunity to hunt elsewhere it would be for deer and turkey. If I had to pick a place perhaps Illinois, Kansas or Texas.

HH: How did your Fall Seasons turn out?

FL: My Fall season was a personal best for me! After decades of hunting with a bow I only harvested does. Well, this fall I finally got a nice 6 point buck! It was the furthest shot I ever took with a bow (40 yards) and a great heart shot where the deer did a back flip and expired right there! Bow season runs here until 2/21/09 so I still have a chance to get one more buck. I have a wide 10 point I have captured on my tail camera on my land. I missed him during the rut due to me getting buck fever! I will keep at it! If I don’t get him I figure he may be even bigger next year if he survives NJ hazards like cars!

HH: What are your plans for the 2009 Seasons (Turkey / Deer)?

FL:For sure I want to get back to Georgia to hunt, I am one of the very first people to get a Lifetime GA  license when they first offered them years back. Unfortunatley the place I hunted there in Georgia was purchased by a female country signer. She put up her mansion and there went my little honey hole. I plan on hunting Alabama, NJ and maybe NY. My brother lives in NY and with our sechedlues we never were able to hunt together, ever. This year we are working hard to try and finally hunt together!

HH: Can you tell us the story behind your HH forum screen name?

FL: I love history especially American history and the founding of the country. The flintlock was the weapon of choice to gain our freedom and harvest game. 1776 for our declaration of independence. I believe in  “aim small, miss small” :-)

HH: How are you passing on / or intend to pass on the Hunting Heritage?

FL: I am taking my oldest son on his first deer hunt next week in Alabama. Prior to this, his interests were baseball, football and then girls. Now that he is a bit older and recently discovered parents are not crazy old fools, he decided he wants some hang time with dear old dad and to give hunting a try. It must be a Family tradition to get into hunting later in life!

HH: What’s the best thing you like about TheHeritageHunters.com?

FL:I like the community, the respect each memebr gives to the posts they make. On other forums there are instances of verbal warfare for having a difference of opinion. Also, there seems to be pople that are trying to become some sort of representative for hunting product manufacturers that just stifle dialogue in their belief they are helping their cause to get a compnay’s backing for their personal gain. That is a real lack of transparency in my view. I like the openess and friendly dialogue I always find on The Hertiage Hunters forums

Well Flintlock1776, we certainly appreciate your membership to Heritage Hunters as well as your insight on the forum. 

Member Profile – December 2008
Sunday, December 7th, 2008

This Month’s Member Profile is On Anthony Picariello (AKA: ADjam5 on our forum) from Garnerville,NY in Rockland county

Anthony (left) is pictured with his oldest boy Joe, who is turning out to be quite a successful deer hunter!

Any amount of time spent on our forum will provide some insight into Anthony’s real passion; spending quality time in the outdoors with his 3 sons.  His informative posts are loaded with pictures of his boys and their success.  We enjoy those posts Anthony! Now, on to the questions:

HH: Tell us a little about your hunting background?
AP:
I have been hunting since 1985. My Dad did not hunt. I was raised in The Bronx,NY and always interested in the outdoors. I and was introduced to hunting by my cousins husband. In retrospect, there is not one sport that can hold a candle to the hunter. I moved upstate, if you can call Rockland upstate…12 years ago and am blessed with a wild kingdom in my backyard. Yes, that means Whitetail too. A hunter is who I am, not what I do.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?
AP:
Bow hunting deer used to be my favorite. But since my sons have gotten in the game. I have to say persuing that elusive Eastern Gobbler has become my favorite.The interaction with the Tom, Sitting away with the vid cam, watching my boys set up and call. I get teary eyed thinking about how they apply what I’ve taught. That subtle wisper to my son sitting infront of me… to swing his gun around on the jake…I take great pleasure watching my kids enjoy the outdoors.

HH: What advice about this type of hunting can you relay to the members of Heritage Hunters?
AP:
Turkey hunting is a great way to introduce others to hunting. The thundering gobble of a bird off its roost… can get anyone excited and hooked.
It is great for kids.
Just hunt safe…turkey hunting has the added danger of hunting in full camo. Wear Orange when you move.

HH: If you could hunt anywhere in the world for any type of animal, where and what would it be for?
AP:
Colorado, Rocky Mountain Elk with a bow, during the rut. Up close… yeah baby.

HH: By the looks of the pics you’ve posted on the forum, you’re doing a great job of passing on the Hunting Heritage to your sons.  What would your plans be for them in there hunting careers?
AP:
I have 3 sons, Joe(17)AJ(14) and Michael(12). When they were born, they each recieved a Lifetime NYS Sportsmans License. I did my best to make sure I had hunting partners well into the future. My oldest in in his senior year in North Rockland High and is a Honor Society kid, he is actually looking into a future in the outdoors. He is considering being a NYS Econ Police officer, but is leaning towards forestry and agriculture. This one is archery obsessed and practically sleeps with his Mathews DXT. Joe also runs a internet Outdoor Bulletin Board.
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The other boys have not got bitten as bad a Joe has yet with the hunting bug, but they show a sincere interest in the shooting and hunting sports. These boys have been brought up in the”life” of a outdoorsman. Hunting with Dad and fishing from a very early age. I remember carrying the little guy in the woods with me shed hunting.
I hope that where ever my sons paths in life take them, as they grow up, maybe all over the world. They will assemble atleast once a year to hunt together well into adulthood. My legacy.

HH: How did your Fall Seasons turn out?
AP:
Our crow season opener in Sept. is always a blast. The kids do good and skeet is a perfect tuner upper for them. Fall Turkey was a bust all around.
Now this years deer season. As of today. We have taken 5 deer so far this year. My son Joe shot 2 with the bow and one with the gun and I shot 2 doe. One with the bow and one with the gun. My son AJ, Anthony Jr. took advantage this year of the NYS relaxed regs for youth deer gun hunters and deer hunted this year. He passed on many does waiting for horns, and we had doe tags! We bowhunt deer in suburban Rockland county and gun/bow hunt on our familys 60acre parcel in Sullivan county.

HH: What are your plans for the 2009 Seasons (Turkey / Deer)?
AP:
I took a pencil and pad with me to the ground blind I sit in this season and wrote a whole bunch of stuff down I want to do for the next coming seasons.
1st thing is cut down that dang birch tree in front of the bow stand…how’d I miss clearing that shooting lane?
My main concern for the upcoming seasons will be to get my 2 youngest, turkeys this spring.  Oh we have a blast turkey hunting walking the mountain behind our land.

Well, we wish you and your boys lots of luck this Spring Anthony and keep up the great work at passing on the Hunting Heritage!

Member Profile – November 2008
Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

This Month’s Member Profile is on Matthew Radewitz of East Greenbush NY.  Matt is an avid Deer Hunter who accomplished a first in his hunting career this year (Harvesting a Buck with bow archery tackle and firearm in the same year).  Here’s what Matt had to say about his hunting heritage.

HH:  Tell us a little about yourself and hunting background

MR: I’m 25 years old and have been hunting on my own since the age of 12. My father took me out deer hunting at a young age and I’ve been addicted ever since. My wife says I’m obsessed and I agree with her. There is no arguing that. I’ve been deer hunting hard every year since my 16th birthday. I try to spend as many hours in the woods as possible when it is open season. My biggest buck to date is a 239lb 8 pointer that I shot with my Browning A-bolt 30’06. I went into the woods alone the day after thanksgiving, 2001 at 1:00pm in the middle of a snowstorm and took a seat at the bottom of a large pine tree facing a heavy thicket that had one trail entering the thick brambles and 10 yards in that trail was a trail that ran across the trail I was looking down. Basically all I could see was this trail from where I was sitting. I was about 45 yards away looking down the trail through the heavy snow and I saw brown in the cross section of the trails at 1:25 pm. I pulled up the gun and wiped the snow away from the scope. Looked through and saw what I thought was a spike. All I had in view was the neck and I could see some antler. I put the crosshairs on the center of the neck and dropped him in his tracks. I was so excited about this deer ( that I thought was a spike). I said a quick prayer thanking the lord for blessing my hunt and then went to retrieve my deer. I had to crawl in on my hands and knees on the trail I was looking down and when I got to him I couldn’t believe the size of him. I had never seen a deer this big in my LIFE!!!! It took me about 1.5 hours to drag him out with help from my brother. Then I weighed him and he weighed 239lbs undressed!! This was one of my best days in the deer woods.

HH: Can you tell us the story behind your HH forum screen name?

MR: MooseJuice – I chose this name for 2 reasons:

1.) The Moose is my favorite animal.
2.) My Favorite Restaurant Bugaboo Steakhouse served a Drink called MOOSEJUICE – and I really liked it a lot. So the name just seemed to fit.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?

MR: My favorite type of hunting is Whitetail Deer hunting. I really enjoy hunting with Bow. I like this method more than the others because you have to put in a lot of time and practice to succeed. It requires a lot of patience, determination and skill. I love the fact that you mainly have one shot to take and you better make it count. That’s why I also enjoy hunting with a muzzleloader. I like the idea of making that one shot count. I like getting close to the deer and waiting for just the right opportunity to draw back and then release the arrow when the perfect shot presents itself. I’ve hit 2 bucks in the last 2 years but I was unable to find both of them. This year I was finally able to close the deal on  nice 4 pointer. Not my biggest deer but one I’m really proud of.

 I also really enjoy Turkey hunting. I love being able to interact with the animal and call those Big Toms. It’s a rush to hear that gobble light up the woods after you lay out a few clucks -n- purrs!

HH: What is the biggest piece of advice you would give our members about hunting those animals?

MR: My best advice towards hunting the Whitetail would be to hunt as much as possible and choose stands that will give you the best opportunity to be successful. The more time and effort you put into preparing for the hunt, I believe the more successful you will be. Try to learn as much as you can from your hunting buddies, peers and from websites such as this one. Also I’ve learned that Im more successful when I go for a walk in the woods with my gun. I really enjoy the hunt more this way. When I was younger I used to concentrate so hard on the killing aspect of the hunt. Id get so mad when Id go out everyday and not harvest an animal, but my friend could go out once sit for an hour and shoot a big deer. Then I realized it more about the experiences I encounter while in the woods. So now it’s not all about the kill or the size of the animal but it’s about all the little things that lead up to it.

HH: If you could hunt any animal in the world, what would you hunt and where?

MR: I’d love to go on a Moose and Whitetail combo hunt in Saskatchewan. I’d love to hunt the Moose because I am so impressed with its massive size and the power that it seems to possess, and I’d just love to have a nice Moose mount hanging over the mantle someday. I’d also like to Hunt the Whitetail in that part of the world because of the huge deer that inhabit that area. Deer just don’t get that big around here. Id also just like to experience the cold weather conditions that would make the hunt all that much more worth while.

HH: How are you passing on / or intend to pass on the Hunting Heritage?

MR: I pass on the heritage by getting my friends and family involved in the world of the outdoors. I take them hunting, fishing and hiking. I also plan on getting my children (when I have them) a lifetime license and not pressure them but encourage them to hunt. I’m sure that as long as I take the same approach my father did with me my kids will have the same passion for the outdoors as I do. I’d also like to be part of or start a program where hunters who are interested could take out kids who have never hunted or fished before. I feel that the modern world is consuming the lives of the younger generations and if something isn’t done about it there will be less and less hunters in the future. I feel that in order for the Hunting Heritage to be preserved we as hunters need to take action in getting the youth involved.

HH: What’s the best thing you like about TheHeritageHunters.com?

MR: What I like best about the HeritageHunters.com is that there are so many friendly, knowledgeable members here. I also enjoy how a lot of the members are so close to home for me. And even the ones that are from other states seem like they could be right over in the next county. This is very different from other online Hunting forums because there it seems like all the people from NY communicate with each other and all the people from PA communicate with each other. Here everyone communicates with everyone. I feel that the atmosphere is very user friendly and welcoming to all members and guests. I also really like all the ethics discussion with Mr. Peck. This is a real treat for me as it opens up great dialog between the members. It also helps to prepare us for future encounters we may personally run into. I’ve never had the opportunity to partake in a discussion quite like these before and it’s something I really have come to enjoy. And Lastly the Product reviews that Dale and Dan conduct are priceless.

I’d like to close this by stating that I’ve only been a part of this forum for a few months and I couldn’t have asked to be welcomed into a friendlier environment. Dan, Dale and all the members here are great. I’ve already learned so much from the discussion on this forum. I hope this site continues to grow as quickly as it has. THANK you Dan and Dale for all the hard work you’ve put into this and for creating this Awesome way for us to Preserve our hunting heritage 

You’re very welcome Matt, and thanks for the kind words about HH

Member Profile – October 2008
Thursday, October 9th, 2008

This Month’s Member Profile is on Bud Fields from Galveston Indiana.  Bud is an outdoor writer / columnist who has hunted a variety of different states and loves going after Whitetails.  Let’s see what Bud had to say about his hunting heritage.

HH: Tell us a little about yourself and hunting background.

BF: I got my love for the outdoors from my parents.Before I was old enough to go to school, my parents owned a cottage on the river and I spent many hours of my youth running up and down the river banks fishing. I started rabbit and squirrel hunting with my father and fishing as often as possible. I just NEVER OUT GREW that love for outdoor activities.

HH: How did you happen upon Heritage Hunters and TheHeritageHunters.com?

BF: I frequent MANY outdoor websites and I was posting messages at another forum and I was invited to visit the heritage.com forum and I was REALLY impressed with what I saw here. IT IS FANTASTIC!!! Such GREAT friendship and information are here for inerested people.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?

BF: I LOVE all forms of hunting including rabbit, squirrel, quail, pheasant, raccoon, fox, coyote, etc. but I probably enjoy hunting whitetail deer the most. I started bow deer in 1964. I started out with a recurve bow, then when the compound bow came on the scene, I switched and throughout my career as a bowhunter, I have been extremely fortunate to harvest 238 deer. I also hunt with shotgun and muzzleloader. I have taken 93 with muzzleloader and just recently, I started hunting with a crossbow.

HH: What is the biggest piece of advice you would give our members about hunting those animals?

BF: I have the HIGHEST RESPECT for the whitetail deer and, in my opinion, they DESERVE OUR RESPECT. I believe ANY deer taken with archery equipment should be considered a trophy regardless of size or antlers. I suggest the aspiring deer hunter study as much information available about a whitetail deer and get to be very familiar with their habits and familiarize themselves with the area they are hunting. Have confidence in your hunting area, your equipment, your shooting ability and when the opportunity presents itself that confidence often pays huge dividends in success.

HH: You are an Outdoor Columnist.  What is that like?

BF: Being an outdoor columnist is the BEST JOB AVAILABLE. I am afforded the opportunity to participate in hunting, fishing, camping, trapping and public speaking engagements and then I get to go home, pour a cup of coffee and sit at my computer and write articles and share my experiences with other people. I am often greeted at the mall and someone will say, “Hey Bud, I read your articles and they are GREAT! That is always rewarding but on the other side of the coin, I often get chastised, especially by women, when it comes to hunting. I had a situation on a call in radio show. The lady host was as “ANTI-HUNTING” as they come. She mentioned the fact. ” NO ONE IN MY FAMILY OWNS A GUN OR BOW THAT WOULD KILL A DEER.” I asked her how many vehicles were parked in the garage of her $300,000 home and she replied, “FOUR CARS..” I told her, “You have 4 weapons in your garage that is responsible for killing more deer annually than ALL the bowhunters and firearm hunters COMBINED in the state of Indiana..Are you going to protest and outlaw driving cars??? I don’t think so…

HH: If you could hunt any animal in the world, what would you hunt and where?

BF: I would love to hunt black bear, mule deer or even elk before I am called to that “Treestand in the Sky” but since I retired and no longer make all those “7 days a week-12 hours a day” checks from Chrysler Corporation, I will be content to hunt whitetail deer around the Midwest. I have hunted Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio. Illinois, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. I am NOT getting any younger and as long as GOD grants me the health and an “understanding wife” that tolerates my bass fishing and deer hunting, I can’t expect anything else.

HH: How are you passing on the Hunting Heritage?

BF: I lost my father at a very young age. He was only 41 years old and I had just turned 16. I consider I was “cheated” out of so many hunting and fishing memories. I am thankful for the memories I have. When I became a father, I wanted my daughter and son to enjoy the outdoor life. My wife asked me, “What if they don’t like it?” Well, that would be THEIR choice, not mine. I wanted to make it available to them. My daughter LOVED camping and fishing. My son loved camping, fishing and hunting. Now, I have six grandchildren. They ALL love riding in my bass boat and they ALL love fishing. The three grandson like hunting.

I also pass the hunting heritage on to others by conducting a series of “DEER HUNTING SEMINARS” every year. I have a list of area Walmarts, KMarts, Rural King Stores, Dunham’s Sporting Goods Store, Dick’s Sporting Goods Stores and Sportsman’s Warehouse Stores that have me come in to their Sporting Goods departments on Saturday and Sunday and I conduct demonstrations and discuss topics of deer hunting. This has been GREATLY accepted  by the public.

HH: You have recently taken up Crossbow hunting.  Tell us a little about that and how it’s going for you.

BF: I always said, “As long as I could pull a bowstring back and shoot, I would NEVER use a crossbow.” I had NOTHING against a crossbow or the people that used them. I guess it was merely an EGO-statement because I always considered myself as “Bullet-Proof” and NOTHING could happen to make me surrender bowhunting. Well, I guess GOD had other plans. In 1991, I had a lower back injury that required MAJOR surgery. then I had to have my right shoulder completely re-constructed then last October, I had to have surgery on my lower neck. They removed four disks and installed Teflon disks, removed a bunch of bone spurs and installed a 4″ titanium sleeve.

Needless to say, arthritis has now set in and I was experiencing much pain. After shooting maybe four arrows, I could hardly turn my head. After discussing the situation with my doctors, I was told IF I wanted to continue my archery hunting, I was urged to seriously consider switching to a crossbow. I was DEVASTATED!! I talked with other archers that faced the same decision and with their recommendations, I decided I would give it a try.

I purchased an Excalibur Phoenix crossbow and after a few days of practice, I was shooting really well and with NO PAIN. Just this past Saturday morning, I was fortunate enough to “be in the right place at the right time” and I harvested my FIRST deer using a crossbow. Let me tell you, a 30 yard shot completely through the right shoulder, angled down slicing the heart and exiting the lower left front leg and the arrow/bolt stuck in the ground. TALK ABOUT POWER!!! IF anyone is struggling to shoot a recurve or compound bow, I HIGHLY urge you to consider using a crossbow. It is FUN and it helped me STAY ACTIVE IN ARCHERY!!

HH: What’s the best thing you like about TheHeritageHunters.com?

BF: While visiting another website, I mentioned in their forum the fact that I had recently started using a crossbow and I was informed CROSSBOW ARCHERS ARE NOT CONSIDERED BOWHUNTERS.. Whoa, I must have “struck a nerve.” Anytime I visited there, I was referred to as “the NUT shooting a crossbow.” Well, I admit to having a sense of humor but I also have feelings and they were somewhat hurt. When I visited the forum here, I asked about crossbows and I immediately ducked my head but I was ASTONISHED when I was welcomed and the people really make my visits here SPECIAL. I feel like I “fit in” and than means alot to me. I have spoken very highly of the site to my hunting buddies, I feel like I have “FOUND A HOME” and I hope to be a quality member and hopefully, I can share some of my 44 years of hunting experience with others.

Member Profile – August 2008
Friday, August 1st, 2008

NOTE: Since Dan and I will be heading down to the State of New Jersey for a family reunion later this month, we thought we’d stick with the Jersey theme for this Member Profile.

This Month’s Member Profile is on Jim Kinlan (AKA Jersey Whitetails) from New Jersey (of Course!). Jim is an avid hunter who’s been a regular on our forum. He is also an outdoor videographer and recently produced his first DVD called Jersey Whitetail. This is what Jim had to say about his hunting heritage:

HH: How did you get started Hunting?

Jim: My father has been hunting since the late 50’s, early 60’s. As far back as I can remember I was around the hunting camps and the deer. When I was a little guy I couldnt wait until my Dad came home from gun week, he always had deer on the old Bronco. My friends would always come over to see the bucks hanging upside down in the old garage. This was most likely the seed that was planted in me.

HH: What is your favorite type of hunting and why?

Jim: I would have to say that bow-hunting deer has to be my favorite type of hunting. I started bow hunting in 1982 using a browning nomad stalker #1 recurve with cedar shaft arrows and the famous Fred Bear broad-heads. I had gone out every season since the 1982 Fall bow missing my first deer opening day. I had missed plenty of them until opening day of the New Jersey Fall bow where i connected with a very large doe out of the south Jersey pine lands. Dont get me wrong i love my shotgun hunting and black powder hunting but overall its bow hunting that is my biggest passion.

HH: What is the biggest piece of advice you can give to our members about
hunting these creatures (from question above)?

Jim: Wow great question…. I have hunted in NY and PA. There is nothing like a south Jersey pine deer. I feel they are the smartest deer walking out there. They are so heavily hunted and that’s what makes them smart. Now the pine lands are thick, very thick. On average a small spike buck my go 1 and a half YO to 2 and a half YO. I have taken many 4 and 6 pointers that were aged by their teeth as 4 to 5 YO deer and thats all they were, 4 and 6 pointers. Its not uncommon to take a nice 8 or ten pointer that my be 6 or 7 YO or better. That is the biggest reason they are smart, they get old. Now the north jersey deer can be 8 points and just a year and a half. as in our video JERSEY WHITETAIL the opening hunt small 8 pointer 1 1/2 YO, we shoot a small pine buck in november and he was every-bit of a 3 YO buck. Different regions, different deer, different tactics. the biggest piece of advice you can give to the members of Heritage Hunters is patience, patience, patience… Just remember a big buck has nowhere to go and all day to get there and that a buck or a big buck is somewhere all the time. In the pines we do our scouting but we dont over scout, if you push out that big buck you wont even know it, you’ll be hunting dead sign!

HH: You have you own website (www.jerseywhitetails.com). Can you tell us a little about it and what you’re trying to accomplish?

Jim: I own and operate jerseywhitetails.com. I have been filming deer hunting on my own since 1990. Within the past few years i have taken it to the next level. I purchased lots of top-end camera gear and began filming the hunt. Jerseywhitetails is a web page that supports what i do along with my friends and family. You will find all of our photo’s and videos on the web page and it’s solely Jersey footage. Don’t get us wrong, we have posted photos from some of our pals on a few out of state deer, we like just about anything about deer hunting.  Click here to check out Jerseywhitetails.com

HH: Many of your hunts are self-filmed. What advice would you give to someone looking to get into filming their own hunts?

Jim: Yes, many of my hunts ARE selfed filmed. I dont have too many folks film me while hunting, however I do enjoy filming other hunters. I wouldnt say i have mastered filming a self filmed hunt but I do think I’m good at it. My first kill on video was in 1990 (Fall bow). I stopped by my buddies house to see if he wanted to go, but he could not. I left telling him it was going to be a spine shot and on video. I had made my own camera arms. Remember a successful hunter is creative! I had an aluminum angle screwed to the tree with a tree step with the center of a tripod zip-tied to the angle. I would try to position the camera to where i thought the deer would come from and go from there. shortly after i was in the stand i had a huge doe walk right under my stand and it was a spine shot, the deer went right down.
Now with todays cameras they have flip out screens which is a huge bonus when filming. You don’t have to move to look into a view finder. I have many hunts from my early years, some real good and some real bad. There are many smaller camera arms on the market for the self filmer.. remember what you plan will happen during your hunt usually never happens. Today I use two cameras when I do a self filmed hunt. A Sony pd170 which is a large camera and a smaller sony 8mm camera. I sometimes have both cameras on the same camera arm, one on the hunter and the other on the deer. I also use a hand control for the pd170. This hand controller alows me to limit my movement in the tree. the main camera can be as far as three feet away from me and I can simply operate it with the hand controller. This has made my self filmed hunts much better. I have to say it is a real pain in the butt lugging all of this gear in the woods with me and setting it up. You can simply go to a store, spend under 300 bucks and get a great camera and find a nice camera arm for under 50 bucks. Go in your backyard and play with the camera on the tree arm this will make you a better hunter/filmer… Before I leave this question, there has been many times where if I tried to get the shot and thought the deer were going to see me, I would forget the camera and take the shot. When I would play it back I would regret not following through with the camera. Take your time and video your hunt. Shaky footage is no good and over zoomed footage is not that great also unless your filming bigfoot or the jersey devil.

HH: Why do you think more people don’t bring the video camera on the hunt with them?

Jim: WHY? Most guys or hunters are not into videos, if they don’t buy them they won’t film them. There are a lot of older hunters out there and I think thats great but if they dont have a cell phone or computer they don’t have a camera. Another reason is that most guys don’t want to carry extra gear in the stand with them and worry about getting the video shot. Most importantly, I feel lots of guys don’t have much time off to hunt so when they get a day out they just want to hunt and score.

HH: Out of the many hunts you have captured on video, is there a particular hunt that is your favorite? Why is that?

Jim: Tuff question, very tuff question. The best hunts I have filmed are my kids. Kathleen when she shot at her first buck, short spike on the ground out of the tent. She knocked him down and we never found him. She was so pumped and extremely dissapointed not to find him. Yes, Jesses’ hunt on jersey whitetail! That hunt says it all. NOTE: If you haven’t seen this hunt that Jim is speaking of here, you owe it to yourself to take a look. It is a hunt with his 10 year old son shooting his first deer with a bow. Priceless!

There are so many hunts! I have on older 8mm video but hard to put it on the computer. Another that stands out is from the 1995 winter bow season. I meet a great friend of mine. I tell him im going to shoot a 12 pointer and we both laugh. I get set up in the tree in a thick south Jersey pine cedar swamp. Shortly after i have a doe and fawn walking under me. I’m filming them and out of nowhere the doe jerks her head up and stairs looking at my left. After a few minutes she drops to her belly and crawls out of there fast. I knew right away what was coming, the MAN, the big boy. I could hear this buck coming, banging his rack off of every thing he passed. I new he was going to come within ten yards and the wind was in my face. Out steps this giant 5 by 5 buck with split browtines! I think, “There’s my 12 pointer”. A perfect broadside shot at ten yards looking away from me. You can see 3/4 of me in the camera with the buck. I draw back and miss! …. Like i said there are so many hunts…

HH: If you had the opportunity to hunt anything, anywhere, what and where
would it be? What hunting implement would you use on this hunt?

Jim: One day i would like to go to the big Northern woods or to the Milk River for a giant Whitetail buck. I would love to take it with my recurve bow if possible.

HH: What are your plans for the upcoming season?

Jim: We have already started filming our second Whitetail production. We have filmed some summertime deer but not too much. The Ticks and Chiggers are way out of control and I don’t like them. If we get the kills on video this year we will do it again.

HH: What are some aspects of hunting in NJ that make this state a special part of your hunting heritage?

Jim: The hunting world does not recognize New Jersey as a record deer producing state but as we live and hunt here we know different. New Jersey has a quality deer population and many a great buck have been taken in the Garden State. You can hunt the south Jersey pine deer or make a trip up to north Jersey and hunt the mountain deer. There are also many deer management areas you can hunt throughout the state, not to mention that there are almost 6 months of continous hunting here.

HH: How do you plan on sharing or preserving your hunting heritage this year?

Jim: Simple, film, film, film, film! Document everything, photo everything. Make the hunt last forever!

Well said Jim, “Make the Hunt last forever”, well said!

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