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.

Outdoor Survival – a Rule of Threes

My hunting buddy and I scouted this area months before, it looks a bit different in the fall without any leaves as when it did in the summer, all lush and green.

We part ways at o dark thirty and I make my way along a logging road to the spot I’d picked out.

I’ve been sitting for hours.  There is still a lot of afternoon left but I’m hungry and it’s well past lunch time.

A few hours after first light I’d decided to sit a bit further up wind.  I’d left my spot and made my way deeper into the woods.  Taking note of landmarks as I’d forgotten my compass in the truck. Continue reading Outdoor Survival – a Rule of Threes

#HuntFishTravel 017 – Hunting Africa

In this episode we’ll be talking about, Scent Lok and Frivolous lawsuits, a Wisconsin hunter’s near miss with his contender for the world record buck, a ton of October contests where you can win over a thousand dollars’ worth of giveaways and we’ll talk to Britney Starr about heading to the #1 mentioned dream hunt destination in the world. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel 017 – Hunting Africa

Sporting Clays Classic at Milford Hills Hunt Club to Benefit the Boy Scouts of America

When I received the invitation to participate in the 2012 Sporting Clays Classic at Milford Hills Hunt Club to benefit the Boy Scouts of America, I was pretty excited.

I’d never really participated on a shooting clays event before and was eager to give it a shot.

I picked up a co-worker from a Park N Ride we arrived at Milford Hills promptly at 11am.  We registered with the volunteers and waited for the rest of our team to get there.

My employer’s benefit administrator was a Star Sponsor and Benefit Services Group had graciously extended the invitation to us.  Putting a face to an email address was great and Melanie and I were very excited to have been included.

Milford Hills Hunt Club was where “Campfire Segment” I was in for the Deer Hunt 2011 with Dan Small was filmed.  That was a fun experience and seeing the huge stone fireplace dominating the main hall brought back memories. Continue reading Sporting Clays Classic at Milford Hills Hunt Club to Benefit the Boy Scouts of America

Tips for Locating Whitetail Buck Bedding Areas

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

Here are three tips that will help you be successful.
Continue reading Tips for Locating Whitetail Buck Bedding Areas

#HuntFishTravel 009 – Outdoor Tradeshows

In this episode we’ll be talking about a clothing line by the son of the famous Glock founder, an ICast debut, and some seriously awesome maritime GPS software.

We’ll discuss SHOT Show kicking ass and taking names and this week’s Guest Spot is written by Fred Mastison, President of Force Options. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel 009 – Outdoor Tradeshows