Every Now and Then – by Deb Ferns

Every now and then life will send you on a unique journey; something you look back at and say “that was a life experience!”  Earlier this summer I was asked by Mike Smith of the Staurolite Foundation ( to help out with their first wounded vet ladies elk hunt to take place[…]

One and Done: How to simplify mule deer hunting – By Marsha Petrie Sue

Having never hunted mule deer, I wanted to make sure all bases were covered prior to the harvest.  Our freezer is nearly empty and we try to ingest only organic hoof to table food, which makes hunting important for the Sue family. The job was cut out for me. My motto for[…]

My First Hunt – by Kath O’Neil

We had already been hiking a couple of hours in the hot sun thru dense clusters of thorny shrubs and tall grass when Kudu, our guide, spotted a small heard of blue wildebeest.  Gesturing to Deb Ferns (WOMA Founder and Board Member) and I to follow him, he whispered, “Wildebeest big animal. […]

How Are You My Deer? or How to Communicate with Deer

The Mechanics of Deer Calling By Gary Sefton From CALLING WHITETAILS: Methods, Myths and Magic The trick to calling anything is in knowing what to say, when to say it and what it should sound like. You will need more than precise written descriptions of the actual and the artificial sounds. Go[…]