Sunday, October 18, 2015

Put on your hiking shoes for the Deer Hunt 10-16-2015

 photo IMG_0209_zpsnbhobocd.jpg We loaded our packs and headed to Windy  photo IMG_0205_zpsrzns0p4g.jpg We fueled up with the traditional double cheese burger basket from Ripps  photo IMG_0206_zpsmbqqwkrh.jpg Early on in the hike we were all smiles  photo IMG_0207_zpsjxcto484.jpg  photo IMG_0210_zpsjcf9jvuz.jpg Half way point break  photo IMG_0211_zpsob6egz8j.jpg Its a great feeling when you reach the top  photo IMG_0212_zpshamhykcf.jpg Clark Camp  photo IMG_0214_zpsh0psyzcl.jpg Opening morning was beautiful  photo IMG_0215_zpsmuxs0yek.jpg View from the top of the ridge  photo IMG_0216_zpsgo5bcovk.jpg Nate Dog Glassing Bucks  photo IMG_0217_zpsqttfdmwx.jpg Waiting on the bucks  photo IMG_0219_zpseq1cm4xi.jpg Uncles Jess and Lynn hiking hard  photo IMG_0221_zpskcv6nmnm.jpg Great to be in the mountains together  photo IMG_0222_zpsdvwdccve.jpg  photo IMG_0223_zpslokhijo1.jpg 2 of my 3 sons. We missed Maloy  photo IMG_0224_zpsykgfovma.jpg Uncle Lynn  photo IMG_0232_zpsacd2e54x.jpg The weather turned nasty and we packed it up.  photo IMG_0234_zpsgeinh6ec.jpg It was a wet deer hunt but always worth the hike and being together in these beautiful mountains

Monday, October 12, 2015

Perfect day at the Berry 10-09-2015

 photo IMG_3264_zps50r1uz57.jpg I love the fall at Strawberry and today was about perfect  photo IMG_3258_zpso1armufm.jpg The first 3 fish we caught were keeper rainbows  photo IMG_3257_zps3fku040d.jpg  photo IMG_3259_zpsqcxwc6ka.jpg We mixed in a few cutts as well  photo IMG_3260_zpsen7oydbw.jpg What a day

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Duck Dynasty 10-3-2015

 photo IMG_0196_zpse6y3ywfg.jpg Matthew,Van and I made it out for the traditional duck hunt opener  photo IMG_0186_zpsutojuesq.jpg It was definitely a duck weather day  photo IMG_0187_zpsj7g8tb8o.jpg Chief and I hunkered down in a patch of phragmites  photo IMG_0188_zpsdnnxjqda.jpg Great to have Bake on board  photo IMG_0189_zps9y2yv91z.jpg Van too  photo IMG_0190_zpsnvbvar18.jpg Chief earned his room and board  photo IMG_0192_zpsyusgyz7q.jpg How's our hide?  photo IMG_0193_zpsya9hfpej.jpg Bake and a couple greenheads

Monday, September 14, 2015

September 2015 fall and catch up time

 photo IMG_3152_zpsjp37ppe2.jpg Back to the cougar game with family  photo IMG_3140_zpsl9q2lk4u.jpg Back to Rolands for a great dove hunt  photo IMG_3139_zpscb9fcbgf.jpg Nice to have Van backing me up  photo IMG_3147_zpsmg5tlpne.jpg The doves were plentiful  photo IMG_3146_zpsg6mskxmw.jpg The plucking Crew

Monday, January 12, 2015

Ice on Fish on 1-09-2015

 photo IMG_2531_zpsa7a68572.jpg The ice at the berry finally came on and we hit it.  photo IMG_2524_zps5f0357cf.jpg Dad joined in for some fast cutthroat fishing  photo IMG_2522_zpscea26e33.jpg Once again Nate Thomas of Oak Lane Outfitters put us on the fish  photo IMG_2521_zps2bbcde49.jpg All cuts but this 1 rainbow  photo IMG_2529_zpsd86b3726.jpg We had a triple at one point

Monday, December 8, 2014

December 2014 at the Berry

 photo IMG_0154_zpsc1d86ca8.jpg With record breaking temps in December, Dad, Nate and I got out on the berry for one last time before ice up  photo IMG_0148_zps172feb2f.jpg Oak Lane Outfitters Nate Thomas put us on some late season beauties  photo IMG_0146_zps3d9ea16b.jpg We caught a couple big rainbows  photo IMG_0143_zpsfdf7a091.jpg And of course Cutthroats as well  photo IMG_0145_zps394ce5df.jpg Kiss and release  photo IMG_0144_zps8561e360.jpg My favorite part of the trip was the calm water

Sunday, November 30, 2014

2014 Thanksgiving activities

 photo IMG_64811_zps1e47d5b1.jpg This years turkey bowl was a great one. The experience and wisdom of the Cobras helped stop a 3 year losing skid  photo 877A0805_zps580a6f09.jpg Maloy played tuff his last bowl game for a couple years as we'll miss him next year while he is serving the Lord  photo 877A0837_zps126ed540.jpg Me doing a little juke and jive on nephew Al  photo 877A0872_zps91ef5651.jpg Uncle Jesse- the old guys MVP with the winning pick 6  photo 877A0912_zps288e5a77.jpg Bake had another good game for the young bucks and will be anchoring e Vipers for many years to come  photo 877A1009_zpsfcde62a8.jpg Jay Bird had his game face on all morning  photo 877A1020_zps9156082c.jpg Max Bizzle in action here and also got baptized 2 days later  photo FullSizeRender_zpsbadcd533.jpg  photo 877A1144_zps30ce78df.jpg Ruby Amis proving to all that the Turkey bowl is not just a boys activity  photo 877A1057_zps4d8ae417.jpg Tuff timer  photo 877A1151_zps56fe4add.jpg Uncle Lin came in to throw a couple TD's  photo 877A1243_zpsb83b223f.jpg Vanny and Bud were dueling all game long  photo 877A1259_zpsf3992a23.jpg Sure hands Bake  photo 877A1298_zpsc20ffdff.jpg Buggo was a tuff competitor this year but even Megatron couldn't pull out a win for the Vipes  photo 877A1460_zpsf4822748.jpg Davies with a key catch  photo 877A1657_zpsb9906c76.jpg Famous Amis showing how its done despite crossing that half century mark recently  photo 877A1668_zps74b281d8.jpg Christian showing proper qb form  photo 877A1678_zps7b03f940.jpg Cmon Rodge  photo 877A1684_zpsf65cb943.jpg Davis Amis definitely played up to his jersey  photo 877A1706_zps75411398.jpg LIN!!!  photo 877A1726_zpse51b081c.jpg BIZ!!!  photo 877A1719_zps3658f387.jpg It was a great game.  photo IMG_0137_zpsd9243d54.jpg Maloy, Van and I kept up the day after tradition  photo IMG_4464_zps2b523e5c.jpg And we started and new one as well  photo IMG_0121_zpsb8f3f9cf.jpg Book Cliffs hunt  photo FullSizeRendercopy_zpscbf26791.jpg It was great to have Wang Fei and Cindy with us for dinner. They hail from China  photo IMG_0129_zps1bb20647.jpg We have much to be grateful for. And then the sun went down.