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North Captiva Island, FL – Part 2, Gulf Shore Adventures and Creatures

June 20, 2012

I was so excited when I got to North Captiva island by seaplane, see Part 1.  I was so overwhelmed that couldn’t decide what I wanted to do first – swim, fish, pick up shells, play in the sand, or ride the golf cart.  It did not take us more than 15 minutes to drive to the beach house rental, […]

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North Captiva Island in Florida Gulf – Part 1, Getting There

June 20, 2012

I want to tell you about my awesome Thanksgiving trip to North Captiva Island in Florida.  It’s a trip that took about 6 days but it was so fun-filled that I have to split it into several parts.  Let me begin with just getting there because it was many first-time events for me and my sister. Most the […]

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Camp Enota

January 22, 2012

Camp Enota is the first campground with rental cabins that I have ever gone to in Georgia since I moved here.  This October we drove about 2 hours north of Atlanta to this campground near Helen, GA (a great place to tube in the summer).  We really enjoyed the location during this time of year because of […]

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Indoor Shooting Ranges

January 22, 2012

We have no place to shoot or site in our guns at our new home in GA, because we live in a subdivision (not my choice!).  If you are like me you have to find an indoor/outdoor shooting range.  My dad and I have been scoping out nearby shooting ranges for a couple of months […]

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Helen, Georgia Tubing Adventure

January 22, 2012

Say, you want to have some fun this summer in Georgia?  Then you have to visit Helen, GA.  This is the place to go to get away from the heat of the summer in Georgia because when you go north there’s always a breeze and its actually higher elevation than the City of Atlanta and Macon.  […]

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Are Spider Bites Dangerous?

October 3, 2011

It was June and I was at an overnight camp in Wisconsin.  We were all sleeping outside around the campfire. I must have rolled down to the bottom of the hill while I was sleeping. I felt itchy on my leg  I new something bit me. It was the size of a pimple to start, […]

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A Good Spinning Reel

September 25, 2011

This is one of my favorite spinning reels. Its the Pflueger President XT. It very smooth and reliable. My Dad has the Pflueger Supreme. One time he need to send it in for service. He told me that Pflueger has great customer service and that they stand behind there product. I’m hard on my fishing […]

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Fly Fishing in Racine, Wisconsin

September 25, 2011

Did you know that people come from all over the world to fish salmon in Racine and Kenosha, Wisconsin? I use to live about 15 minutes from the Root River that flows through Racine and Kenosha.  The Root River feeds into Lake Michigan.  I started fly fishing there about 4 years ago.  We, my dad […]

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Why I bought a Savage Model: 93R17 BVSS

September 22, 2011

  My first gun was a .22 my Grandpa gave me that he won at the RMEF banquet. Grandpa always wins guns at the banquets. If he doesn’t win then he goes to another banquet! Anyways my Dad traded with my Uncle Gary for a “Beyond One Thousand, Canyon Crosser”. It is a Ruger No1 […]

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Hiking the Cascade Trail

September 22, 2011

I was driving with my parents and my sister to Canada last summer, around Labor day, and hiked the Cascade River State Park.  It has 18 miles of trails. We were on our way to Thunder Bay, ON, Canada to check out some real estate for my mom’s work. It was the typical road trip […]

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Micro DVR Camera

September 4, 2011

Hello friends! I went to the Dugout fishing again. The store manager (John) showed me this really cool mini camera that he bought online. He put Velcro on it and put it on his fishing pole up towards the top. When he gets a fish on, the pole bends and aims right at the fighting […]

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Big Buck on Camera in Iowa

September 3, 2011

Uncle Randy sent this one from Elgin,  Iowa. This was taken from a deer camera on Grandpa Rick’s hunting farm. Iowa produces some large Whitetail.  Last spring we found 3 bucks like this one on the property dead. The snow was so deep that they starved! Grandpa practices Q.D.M which is short for Quality Deer […]

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