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.

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.
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#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

Gear Review: Coolmax Sleep Sack

I came across the website some time ago, I was intrigued by this company that offered several handy camping and outdoor products.

A few weekends ago I had the chance to use one of the new Outgo Coolmax Sleep Sack and Sleeping Bag Liners. It certainly came in handy when the temps dipped a bit below what I find comfortable.

I am always on the lookout for products that will enhance my camping, fishing or hunting experience. After all, who actually likes to be uncomfortable when sleeping in a tent in Wisconsin? Continue reading Gear Review: Coolmax Sleep Sack

Wading 101 – 7 Tips For Safe Wading

Whether it’s trout or bass you’re chasing, here are a few tips to make your freshwater wading experience a better one.

1. Plan your route.

2. Consider if wading is necessary. Wading alerts your presence to fish – would bank fishing be possible?

3. Keep your balance. If you lean into the current and suddenly lose your balance the
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