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  • On Patriotism and Dog Poop
    January 8, 2020 Craig Caudill

    On Patriotism and Dog Poop

    I originally titled my latest article for The Winchester Sun the title you see here.   I also wanted to use the photo I have used here.  However, I knew my local paper would not like it. For good reason, they have standards of journalism that they adhere to maintain professionalism.  
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  • Look up, down, left and right
    December 18, 2019 Craig Caudill

    Look up, down, left and right

    Learning how to safely setup a shelter for camping, survival, or just a recreational hammock hang is easy to do...if you have a system to cover all the dangers.  This blog piece does exactly that.
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  • Symbiosis=Mojo, Say What?
    December 12, 2019 Craig Caudill

    Symbiosis=Mojo, Say What?

    Symbiosis - a mutually beneficial relationship between different organisms, people or groups.

    Mojo - personal confidence and charisma as it relates to relationships.

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  • I dont know
    December 12, 2019 Craig Caudill

    I dont know

    .......there is a tremendous amount of ego floating around. Instructors who have no business teaching others, students whose own skill sets are over-inflated simply because they have a large social media presence, or something as simple as "little man's disease", false bravado, or something similar.
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  • Self-reliance through hunting! Part 1
    December 10, 2019 Craig Caudill

    Self-reliance through hunting! Part 1

    In this part 1 of 3, I discuss some of the reasons to consider hunting as a way of providing food for you and/or your family.  It includes my thoughts on: 

    • The hunter's paradox, why many hunters kill the things they love.
    • Venison as a superior organic protein source
    • Some of the great things I have seen from the deerstand.
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  • Podcast #8:  How to sleep better in the cold
    December 8, 2019 Tracy Trimble

    Podcast #8: How to sleep better in the cold

    In this episode Tracy and Craig discuss thermoregulation.   Big word for "how to stay warm".  We talk mindset, skills, tactics and LOTS of gear.  Another good one where you have two very experienced outdoorsman who sometimes do the same thing, and sometimes do things differently.  All the time we do what we can to help you learn from our successes and mistakes.    
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