• Last weekend was the opening of deer season (gun) here in Kentucky and I had the opportunity to join one of my closest friends, Billy McGee, for this event in an area renowned for its abundance of large healthy deer. We would be hunting in McGee’s home county of Livingston in Western Kentucky. This is an annual pilgrimage that I have taken for more than 20 years and the adventures are always a little different. McGee is a lawyer from Smithland, KY, and has evolved into quite the hunting guide...

  • Hopefully we all have opportunities to see our kids grow beyond our own skills and experiences. I had that opportunity this past weekend. I went bow hunting with my 16 year old son, Jacob. He used a deer stand that he and I built, from a design that he created (he wanted to be able to walk completely around a tree from an elevated position). The stand was built at a site that he had selected based upon deer traffic patterns he learned from reviewing photos from trail cameras he had positioned in weeks prior. At...