2021 WI Turkey Hunting (Yellowstone Wildlife Area)

Turkeys on a private farm area while road scouting

After a long winter lockdown courtesy of COVID-19, I was able to awake from hibernation, get fully vaccinated, and go hunting for turkey in late April. Based on last year I headed right back to Yellowstone Lake State Park / Yellowstone Wildlife Area in the southwestern region of the state known as the Driftless Area. … Read more

Veterans Falls

Veterans Falls

Temperatures were colder than expected last night.  I had no issue waking early and breaking down camp to get my adventures started.  First stop was at Veterans Memorial Park near Crivitz, Wisconsin to see 3 falls in one single park. TONS of wild turkeys in Marinette county.  This group was right on the entrance road … Read more

Big Bull Falls

Big Bull Falls - Falls View from Side Angle

Continuing my waterfall quest in NE Wisconsin.  Much of this part of the journey involved gravel and dirt roads in the Fern/Fence townships south of Florence.  Passed through swarms of wild turkeys – of course this only ever happens when I’m not trying to hunt. Big Bull Falls is my next target.  From the parking … Read more

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Views in the Big Room

After a quick stop in Roswell I continued down the road to Carlsbad, New Mexico.  Couldn’t find any good camping but was able to score a surprisingly affordable AirBnB.  Word to the wise – DO NOT rely on getting any cheap accommodations here, it’s oil country and they price gouge for everything!  After driving all … Read more