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.

Turkey Hunting Tips

Turkey hunting is an obsession for most of us. It’s exciting, interactive and inexpensive.

I love hunting them out of state because non-resident tags are inexpensive. But I’ve had to learn to hunt on the fly since I don’t always have weeks before to do some pre-season scouting. Continue reading Turkey Hunting Tips

#HuntFishTravel 179 – Jana Waller, Alaska Moose Hunt and Working in the Hunting Industry

#HuntFishTravel 179 – Jana Waller, Alaska Moose Hunt and Working in the Hunting Industry

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Jana Waller stops by to give me the low down on her Alaskan moose hunt, how they had to rent horse, but the wrangler couldn’t come get them after they’d filled their tags so they decided to hoof it out!

She gives us some packing tips and why (as a fellow Milwaukee-an) the dread of crypto is real in the back country.

And then we talk candidly about working in the outdoor industry and all it’s quirks.

Check out Jana’s show on the Sportsman Channel and be sure to find her on all the social media platforms by searching “SkullBoundTV”.



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#HuntFishTravel 178 – Hunting Dogs 101 with Ron Boehme of the Hunting Dog Podcast

#HuntFishTravel 151 – Hunting Dogs 101 with Ron Boehme of the Hunting Dog Podcast

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This week we’re chatting with Ron Boehme of the Hunting Dog Podcast.

Weโ€™re running the gamut on this episode, homeowner considerations, what breed is right for you, breed considerations for where you live, crates, choosing a professional trainer, training tips for doing it yourself and what to do with an older dog youโ€™d like to train for hunting.

Plus Ron tells us the funniest turkey hunting story I’ve ever heard….

Check out Ronโ€™s show The Hunting Dog Podcast.

Listen to Carrie’s Hail Mary Turkey Hunt here.



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#HuntFishTravel 177 – North Dakota – Ice Fishing on Devils Lake

#HuntFishTravel 150 – North Dakota – Ice Fishing on Devils Lake

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This week we’re chatting with Tanner Cherney, Visitor Services & Outdoor Media Coordinator for the Devils Lake CVB. Devils Lake is a premiere destination for ice fishing. Listen in to find out why it’s called the Perch Capital of the World, how it got it’s name and the lore behind the area. What sort of accommodations you will find, winter camping and resorts both.

And then we talk about year round fishing and hunting opportunities.




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#HuntFishTravel 176 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods

#HuntFishTravel 149 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods




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In this episode I’ve got Joe Henry from Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, we’re talking about how the visitor’s bureau has really separated themselves from the tourism pack, the incredible walleye and sauger opportunities, what you can expect from the resorts and fishing shanties, an igloo bar you can fish in, and why it’s such a unique place to go fishing. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel 176 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods