Author Archives: joeynelson

The Perfect Storm on an Unlikely Buck

Staying true to our tradition, we headed East of Bozeman to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary by hunting antelope. While Bozeman was overpowered with smoke from surrounding fires we were able to enjoy some clearer skies. This year we had … Continue reading

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

1 Pint of half and half (2 cups) 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 ½ cup Irish whiskey 1 ½ tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon chocolate extract ¾ tablespoon maple extract 1 teaspoon coconut extract   Mix all ingredients in … Continue reading

Chasing Muley’s Around

It seems like it was yesterday that my gear was neatly packed in my clean truck as I anticipated the fast approaching season.  My arrows where neatly sorted and mounted with sharp broad heads, their fletching new and bright, my … Continue reading

Train to Hunt Challenge

Mule Deer Hunting

Can I have a chance please? By Renee’ Ladeau We left Friday after work for our favorite public mule deer hunting spot, full of anticipation for the weekend hunt. This was my second year bow hunting and I loved to … Continue reading

Beer Garita’s

Margarita made with beer = Beer Garita. I use to bartend a few years back (ok more than a few but who’s counting) this was a drink we’d make when the “bar crew” was out having summer fun. Personally I … Continue reading

Alligator Fried 2 Ways

Time flies. It’s been two years since we’ve been on our Florida alligator hunt. Since then we’ve had a few parties to fry the alligator for friends to try. Being from Montana, alligator isn’t something most of us have ever … Continue reading

Easy Salisbury Steak and Gravy

An easy and hearty dinner that uses burger. 1 egg 1 – 10 oz. can of French onion soup (undiluted and divided for recipe) ½ cup breadcrumbs ¼ teaspoon salt Pinch of black pepper 1-1 ½ pounds ground game or … Continue reading

Shelly’s Arizona Elk

  Shelly Haymore harvested this opening morning on her first elk hunt in Arizona with her husband who also had the tag. Thanks for sharing your photo with us hunting gals.

Elk Pastrami

Home-made elk pastrami? Yum! I hope I harvest an elk this year so I can try this. Thank you Marcy Harris for sharing your recipe! (p.s. she’s an amazing lady that is an extremely accomplished hunter). Cure: 1/4 c Tender … Continue reading