Afternoon Grouse Hunting With Video

I took a break from web work to see if I couldn’t bag a grouse and maybe clear my mind. I’ve been pretty distracted lately. I lost my dog and best friend to cancer a couple of days ago, and its sort of the thing dominating my head space. Anyway, I usually take my 10/22 […]

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Dove Decoys Part 2 – Shaping

Update on dove decoy making. The majority of rough shaping of the first decoy is done. Need to work on head shape, then detail, but in general its looking half decent. I don’t ever start a project thinking I won’t finish it, but I was genuinely concerned that I didn’t have the talent to shape wood blanks into a convincing dove.

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Dove Decoys Part 1

I plan to use dove decoys and some bird seed to get doves to more frequently land in the yard. I drafted a dove pattern on paper for a wooden dove decoy, glued up some blanks from some scrap 2x4s and got to work.

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Elk Hunting, Meat, and Idiots

I’ve been out elk hunting with my girlfriend. She has a few tags to fill, and so I’ve been supporting her effort to do that. It’s the reason that its been a while since I posted anything. She filled her elk tag, as you can see from the feature photo of two beautiful backstraps. We butchered it, and we’ve been busy processing, grinding, sausage making, etc.

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