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The Sportswoman’s Movie List


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A River Runs Through It
The story of two brothers and their shared love for fly fishing on the Blackfoot River in Montana. 

An independent princess defies custom and relies on her bravery and archery skills to undo a curse. 

Dancing with Wolves
A Lieutenant is exiled to the West and befriends a Native American tribe while also learning to hunt with a traditional bow and arrow.

Fried Green Tomatoes
The story of four unrelated women who find strength in each other and one who finds comfort in the outdoors.

Last of the Dogmen
A Montana bounty hunter is sent to collect prisoners but instead find a Native American Tribe thought to no longer exist.

The Hunger Games 1 & 2
A teen girl competes in a televised fight to the death and survives due to her strong archery and survival skills. 

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The Sportswoman’s Reading List


Stuck in a rut or don’t know what to read?  Get ready for the next season with these great reads:

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Call to the Mild by Lily Raff McCalou
A story of transformation from big city dweller to country gun-slinger.

Wild by Cheryl Strayed
One woman’s powerful story about finding herself while solo hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean
One family’s history is intertwined with fly fishing in Montana.

Beyond Fair Chase by Jim Pozewitz
A to the point read about the ethics of hunting from preparation to shooting to care after the shot.

The Total Outdoorsman Manual by T. Edward Nickens
A how-to manual for everything in the outdoors from tying a cleat hitch to flagging geese.

Girl Hunter by Georgia Pellegrini
A chef becomes a hunter and catalogs her adventures...

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The Ultimate Deer Harvest Chart



Did you harvest a deer this year?  If you butcher it properly, the meat can last you up to a year.  Check out the chart below for a further guide to butchering and make sure  to store and hang the meat in a cool and dry environment that is below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Meat should hang for at least five days to ensure the meat gets tender.







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Presidential Sportsmen


The United States has a long history of electing sportsmen into the White House. Of course you know Teddy Roosevelt was an avid outdoorsman, but did you know about some of these?

1st President: George Washington 

Washington starts off the list of presidential sportsmen. Before becoming our first president, Washington counted “commercial fisherman” among his many occupations. He took several fishing breaks to Mount Vernon during the Constitutional Convention. While the General also duck hunted, his favorite outdoor pastime was fox hunting. 

21st President: Chester Arthur

Arthur was famous for his salmon fly-fishing technique and even held an Atlantic salmon record for catching a 50-pound fish in Canada...

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Goose Fajitas


Goose Fajita Assembled

In part, like Peggy,  I’m in it for the food when it comes to hunting. I absolutely love to cook and I love filling the freezer.  There is something about creating a meal from a hunt or fishing trip that makes the food taste even  more delicious.  So today I’m sharing a tried and true recipe for goose fajitas, take it as a last minute idea for Valentine’s Day – Whitney

 Marinate, place the sliced goose in a large Ziplock and pour the two packets of seasoning in with the goose. Mix thoroughly and set aside for at least 5 hours. I set it in the refrigerator for 24 hours, which helps tenderize the meat.

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After marinating, heat a medium/large skillet on the stove on medium.  Place a tablespoon  of Canola oil in the pan and spread evenly.  In batches, cook the small slices of goose...

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