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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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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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With the locavore movement inspiring new hunters and anglers, camo suddenly becoming fashionable and increased visibility of the sportsmen community through shows like Duck Dynasty, you’d think the sportsmen community was multiplying at a rapid rate.  Unfortunately, that’s not the whole truth.  According to a 2012 report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the number of hunters and anglers increased for the first time since 2006 (9 and 11 percent respectively). And some of this increase is due to the small uptick of female hunters and anglers according to a July Responsive Management survey.

As women who hunt and fish, we are the silver-lining; we’re key to keeping our nation’s hunting and fishing heritage alive – Camo truly is the New Black...

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