Archives for October 2014

The Stoeger M3000

The gun I hunt with is a Stoeger M3000. I spent a lot of time looking for the perfect waterfowl gun for this upcoming season. I had an old Remington my dad had passed down to me, but I really wanted an auto-loading shotgun. So I began researching, testing, more researching and reading lots of reviews on various guns. When I finally settled on the Stoeger it was because of the reliability and the internal components. Benelli had bought out Stoeger a few years back and I was really [Read More]

Rifle River Hunt

  Let me start off by saying this weekend, was awesome. Good times with great company. The weather could have been a little better, seeing as it would rain after shoot time, while we all wanted to be by the campfire, and be blue skies while we're actually out ducking around.   Rifle River It really doesn't get much more beautiful than up here in the Fall. If you have time to climb up the Lookout tower, there is no question that this is Pure Michigan. Leaves changing colors [Read More]

Ebb Tide Calls

Ebb Tide Calls is a family owned and operated business I came across while looking Instagram one day. Tate Estis is a 14 year old out of Virginia who hand turns all his own calls. This kid does some amazing work on the lathe turning these calls. I finally caved and purchased a double reed mallard hen call from him. In about a week and a half the call was in my possession. Tate went to his backyard chopped down a walnut tree and hand turned me a beautiful cross cut walnut call with a nice [Read More]