All posts by Carrie Zylka

Wisconsin - Hostess of the award winning podcast HuntFishTravel. Carrie's blog posts cover the podcast, as well as posts covering hunting and fishing and fiction stories. Sunday Morning Musings include personal stories and thoughts. Photography posts highlight professional images.

Pre-Season Scouting for the 2020 Archery Season


It’s been awhile since I’ve published a post here on HuntFishTravel. Life has gotten crazy, yet again. But isn’t that the way of adulting?


With the temperatures in Wisconsin finally dropping below 95, I decided it was time to get out there and find a suitable bow hunting spot. Yes, I know I’m late to the party, but COVID has really put quite the damper on things. Better late than never.

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Tips for Locating Whitetail Buck Bedding Areas

A lot of articles, podcasts and forums will tell you to locate a buck’s bedding areas.Β  But how do you do that?

Here are three tips that will help you be successful.
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Advice from a Farmer’s Wife

Like most folks nowadays, my day consists of some extra social media surfing.

Because we aren’t allowed to do so many of the things that we enjoy, I find myself reading more long-form posts, articles, and spending a good amount of time on Pinterest. Continue reading Advice from a Farmer’s Wife

Gobbler or a Hen? How to Tell the Difference in the Field.

Turkey season is fast approaching, my favorite game to hunt will always be Whitetail Deer; but Turkey and Pheasant battle it out for second place.

When you’re out there, sitting in a blind or calling against a tree and a flock of turkeys come in, how do you know which one to take?

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10 Reasons Why Hunters And Fishermen Are Already Pro’s At “Social Distancing”

During the COVID-19 crisis it occurred to me that we, as hunters and fishermen, are already experts at social distancing.

Here in Wisconsin we have a “Safer at Home” order. Very different than a “Stay at Home” or “lockdown” order. We are still allowed to participate in outdoor activities as long as we follow regulations.

One could certainly argue that we are more “at Home” in the woods or on the water.

While I’m sure there are lots more, here are 10 reasons why hunters and fishermen are already pro’s at “Social Distancing”. Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Hunters And Fishermen Are Already Pro’s At “Social Distancing”