When the phone rang Friday night at 10 pm, looking at the name on caller id we knew something was wrong. It was my mother in law asking for help to pull their camping trailer back from Wolfe Island. Every year they make a summer camping trip to visit friends that live year round on the island that is only accessible via ferry from Kingston.
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With the start of many spring seasons in the field finally here like bear, turkey, trout and morels, there is one more unwanted season that has also started. TICK SEASON! Continue reading Ticks!
The Wood Duck is one of North Americas most colorful waterfowl, its scientific name of (Aix Sponsa) translates into “water bird in bridal dress“. These beautiful bright colored ducks nest in old growth timber found along river bottoms, beaver ponds and marsh lands. They like to nest in natural tree cavities and abandoned wood pecker holes, with in close access to water to brood their young. Continue reading Building Wood Duck Boxes
Archery appears to be a low impact sport where injuries are not common. One can walk up and down the shooting line at any club or event and think most archers could use a diet. I am going to go out on a limb here and ask you some questions. How many of you have a burning pain under your shoulder blade? How about your elbow? Anyone have arthritic pain in the joints of your fingers? If you answered yes to any of these question, chances are you have a repetitive sports injury. Continue reading Warming Up, Exercises and Training for Archery
For many years archery camps has been divided into two camps. One half favour fixed blade broadheads and the other mechanical. One would think that the older hunters would be in the fix blade camp, the younger in the mechanical but this is not the case. One thing all archers can agree on is that broadheads must be sharp, balanced and well-tuned.
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