Fatherhood, hunting, and fishing… too brutal to go together?


“I do hunt, and I do fish, and I don’t apologize to anybody for hunting and fishing.”  - Norman Schwarzkopf I started thinking about being a dad when I was in high school. Fatherhood… what could be more rewarding? Nothing. My earliest thoughts of spending time with my children always included the natural world. From about [Read More...]

Bowhunting Apologetics


I’m a bowhunter because… …sitting in a tree, knowing that anything, or nothing, could happen at any moment invigorates me. …it gives me the chance to participate directly in the cycles of life and death to which all of creation is subject, and on which all of nature depends. …it is satisfying to provide healthy [Read More...]

Hmmmm…A Sportsman Vice President

Author and Son

In three months we might have a sportsman for our vice president, and that thought thrills me. But I’m aware that it confuses many. Those who don’t hunt and fish tend to struggle with those who do. A man asked me two weeks ago, “Doesn’t it bother you that your favorite sports involve taking lives?” [Read More...]