Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book December 2022 Entry

Training: Cold Water Survival Hunting and fishing can be exceptional when weather conditions are challenging. Cold water, high winds, rough seas, remote locations, and few people can make for a great adventure. But you must prepare appropriately for these late-season trips in and around the water to ensure you’re safe.  If you or a partner… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book December 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book November 2022 Entry

Training: Fuel Your Engine Nutrition can be challenging when hunting Whitetails, but it can play a significant role in your success. Last month I covered a clothing system for stand hunting. This month I want to discuss nutrition and hydration, which is equally important.  We tend to get up early, gobble something convenient, wash it… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book November 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book October 2022 Entry

Training: Maintain The Standard We’re fully immersed in the fall hunting season, and balancing our time to hunt with work and family is difficult. The excitement of summer scouting trips, 3-D events, shooting with buddies, and tuning our bows is a distant memory.  But it’s vital we keep our edge and maintain the standard we… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book October 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book September 2022 Entry

Training: Cut Weight Not Capability I frantically opened my bags and began sorting gear in the hangar. Our float plane would land in 15 minutes, and the ground crew told me my bags were overweight. If I wanted to fly into the remote high lake and hunt Mountain goats, I’d have to leave behind some… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book September 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book August 2022 Entry

Training: Pre Trip Planning Training with your systems this summer allows you to troubleshoot and make modifications or purchase new with enough time to pivot. In another month, most of us will rely on the kit we’ve selected for our safety and success. I’ve learned that a pre-trip planning checklist helps me not overlook any… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book August 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book July 2022 Entry

Training: Work Hard, Be Ready Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, was an advocate of the “strenuous life”. The man never shied away from a challenge or adventure and some advice to his son, Kermit, was to always “work hard & be ready”. These words of wisdom are also relevant to those… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book July 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book June 2022 Entry

Training: Crisis Nutrition The craft shuddered as the four large rotor blades hammered the air, creating a deep thumping in our chests as the helo flared onto the landing zone. We quickly unhooked our tethers and exited the bird, staying low as we ran to a safe location while it departed. The calm and quiet… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book June 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book April 2022 Entry

Training: Rust Never Sleeps The animals we pursue are fighting for their lives, getting wiser and stronger while we sit in our warm, comfortable homes, getting weaker. Although a joke, there’s some truth. Hopefully, we’ve used the winter months to become smarter, more durable humans, and now it’s time to knock the rust off and… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book April 2022 Entry

Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book March 2022 Entry

Training: Train Like A Caveman Batoning to the core of the standing deadwood wasn’t promising after a 3-week storm cycle had saturated the terrain. I piled the wood next to the fire site and moved slushy snow away to increase my odds. Laying down wood for the base, I began building a small log cabin… Continue reading Knowledge from Storms: Wheel Book March 2022 Entry