Catch the Hatch

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Originally posted on Bayou Bushmen:
A light blue Honda Accord veers onto the pull-out and slams on the brakes. You think to yourself, this guy doesn’t have a chance.  I mean, he doesn’t…

Bird Hunting at Uncle Versie’s

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Story by Jerry Clower Why, I done met more folks out there in Hollywood….  I was out there the other day and one of them MCA record executives said, “Jerry I sure would… Continue reading

Golden Horseshoe

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My brothers, especially my younger brother Travis, always say I have a Golden Horseshoe… The first time I pulled my bow back not in practice, I killed a deer. Sure, it was a… Continue reading

Bobcat in a Suitcase by A. Dewitt Day

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Back in the forties, my Papa was the mill foreman for a large sawmill just out of Caster, Louisiana.  This mill was a part of the Longleaf Lumber Company. As you would guess… Continue reading

Make It Happen

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I’m not the kind of guy that really just gets a kick out of sitting for hours in a tree stand waiting for my buck.  It’s more of my nature to try and… Continue reading

Deep Sea Rodeo

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As the darkness crept up from the bottom and the rapture of the deep began to call, the amber backed sea monsters came into site. The predators rose from the deep abyss like… Continue reading

Snapper Ceviche

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Flat Tops Rain Forest: A weeks worth of pictures

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The past week was an eye-opener for the Bayou Bushmen.  We THOUGHT we were Great White Hunters and adequate Mountain-Men but, we bit off a little more than we were completely comfortable chewing.… Continue reading

Tuby Goodwill

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I knew I wanted to write an article honoring Mr. Robert E. Goodwill and, as I considered what to write, an entire section of my memory began to unzip from its archives and… Continue reading

Elkism by: Dewitt Day

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“ELKISM” by:  A.DewittDay  When GOD created this celestial ball and placed all his critters on it, HE really took HIS time  with some of them; the wild turkey and the majestic royal bull… Continue reading

Flat Tops Wilderness Area ain’t so flat…

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With 3,389,935 acres or roughly 5 percent of the state in designated Wilderness Areas, Colorado has a lot to choose from as far as prime elk habitat.  We are limited by the fact… Continue reading

Double Decker Weekend with Freestone Outfitters

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After nine months of hit and miss (mostly miss) fly fishing in the Colorado Rockies, I decided to bite the bullet and hire a guide.  A co-worker recommended Freestone Outfitters saying that they… Continue reading

Bessy the Two Tit Cow

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By: A. Dewitt Day In the cajun country of South Louisiana near Houma, there are many bayous and some of them have draw bridges where the road goes across.  Where boats go to… Continue reading

A Sense of Humor

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Dewitt’s Bloody Mary

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Southern Grilled Wild Turkey

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Wild Turkey  1 cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing 1 cup Good Seasons Italian Salad Dressing (made with Red Wine Vinegar) 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 – 2 teaspons minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon… Continue reading

Venison Kabobs

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Venison K-Bobs Marinade – (Double or triple to cover your venison) 6 oz. pineapple juice 2 oz. soy sauce Garlic powder or minced garlic to taste (2 tsp.) Ground ginger to taste (1/2… Continue reading

It’s Our Way in the South -Dewitt Day

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The Lumenok Debate

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I see no problem with lighted nocks and, trophies taken with the help of them being entered into the record books. The only advantage that they provide is after-the-shot for analysis and tracking.… Continue reading

Interview with Bass Fishing Up&Comer Peyton Igo

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Louisiana Tech University points leader, Peyton Igo, answers some questions about his experience on the Association of Collegiate Anglers Tournament Series. LA Tech’s Angler of the Year for two years in a row,… Continue reading

Blood Brothers

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As the sun set on the hill country last October following one of the most exhilarating hunts of their lives, two kindred spirits laughed, hugged, and parted ways. With smiles on our faces and… Continue reading

Green Canyon or Bust!!

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After a few early summer trips to Venice in search of tuna out of the mouth of the Big River had left our appetite for yellowfin less than satisfied, we decided a trip… Continue reading

Yampa River Reality Check

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado is an ultimate destination for any time of year and any kind of person.  For my wife and newborn son, there are hot springs, restaurants, shops, art galleries, botanical gardens,… Continue reading

Third Chance Buck

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Written by Jessica Spillers.  Electrical Engineer, Houston, TX. For most people, every year bow hunting conjures up images of crisp, cool forests and chilly evenings swaying in the breeze at the top of… Continue reading

Kamakaze Divers Beginnings

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As 18 year old “men” on a continuous journey to find and experience new and exiting ways to kill stuff, we jumped at the opportunity to spearfish. Mad Mike, my buddy Alex’s dad… Continue reading

Dewitt Day

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Dewitt Day is a true legend among men; turkey tamer, hard ass & bullshitter extraordinaire. He wrote many stories and articles, many of which made it to publications such as Mississippi Safari Club… Continue reading

Catch the Hatch

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A light blue Honda Accord veers onto the pull-out and slams on the brakes. You think to yourself, this guy doesn’t have a chance.  I mean, he doesn’t even have any trout stickers… Continue reading

Yellowfin Tuna Sashimi

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Yellowfin Tuna Sashimi This is about the easiest and most delicious way to eat Yellowfin Tuna: Need: – super fresh tuna – 1 lb makes a good starter dish for several people –… Continue reading

Deep South Pelagic Predators

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Mississippi Canyon, Gulf of Mexico When the warm south wind starts whispering across the south Louisiana coast there’s only one place that can fill the soul of this man. It’s a place like… Continue reading

A Change in Elevation

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Upon arriving in my new home of Denver Colorado, I wasted no time getting out and into the beautiful scenery that would be the setting of many adventures yet to come.  But, what… Continue reading

Kamikaze Dive Crew– Rig Diving

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1-2 Texas KO

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Back to back bruisers. After a bunch of good bucks on camera in my favorite LA honey holes 3 weeks in the trees had started proving futile, since all my big boys decided… Continue reading

Texas Rattle Trap

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Before  Matt Leerkes, the most enthusiastic, hard core hunting partner a man could have, was even in sight I could hear the blaring sound of Uncle Ted’s Stranglehold racing up the driveway.  What… Continue reading