New York State Spring Turkey on the Last Day of the Season

I’d worked some birds on a few other days, but to no avail. So on the last day of the season I put in extra effort to get out there early and give it my all. I was sitting under a big white pine by 4:50 am. I went into the woods a new way…

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Women in Outdoors Onondaga County

Women in Nature Event at Dewitt Fish & Game Club

On April 28th the Dewitt Fish and Game Club hosted the Women in Nature Event. The popular event is sponsored by the Onondaga County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. Over 100 women attended to learn new outdoor skills. Activities included trap shooting, rifle shooting, archery, outdoor cooking, fishing, fly tying, cross bow, wilderness first aid and…

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North American Gamebird Association hires Bookhout as Communications Coordinator

In February of 2012 I attended the North American Gamebird annual conference in Reno, NV and was hired on as the new Editor/ Communications Director. I will be editing their bi-monthly print publication, NAGA News, and managing the association’s website and member communications. My first issue of the magazine was the May-June 2012 issue. My…

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SueBMedia Offers PR and Marketing Communications for the Outdoors

Are you trying to grow your business, sell your services or increase the bottom line on your product sales? An investment in public relations and social media marketing is an excellent return on your investment. Without good PR and marketing, you will never move ahead of your competitors. Sue Bookhout specializes in PR for hunting,…

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In Celebration of the Fearless Hunter by Sue Bookhout

In Celebration of the Fearless Huntress: Ruffed Grouse Society 50th Anniversary Issue

  In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, RGS takes a closer look at female hunters through profiles of five women who are every bit as passionate about the sport as their male counterparts. The women on these pages don’t fit a single mold, but rather they are a cross section of the many faces of…

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Bird Hunting Report- January 2011: Daybreak Lodge

In this issue of the Bird Hunting Report I reviewed the Pine Shadows-Daybreak Lodge in Fredericks, South Dakota. I highly recommend this wonderful lodge. The owners, staff, terrain, cover, dog work and accommodations are the best that you could hope for. Read more about Daybreak Lodge in the article by Sue Bookhout.

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Drakes on the Rise

Originally published in the July 2, 2009 issue of the Sopris Sun newspaper, Carbondale, CO.   The largest of the Western mayflies, the green drake spends the majority of its life at the bottom of the river clinging to rocks.  Each summer an increase in water temperature cues the mature mayfly nymphs to molt and…

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Bird Hunting Report- March 2009- North Rim Hunt Club

Enjoy a cast and blast trip at the North Rim Hunt Club in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Located on the Western Slope of Colorado, visitors to the NRHC can enjoy world class trout fishing in the Gunnison Gorge. Spend another day hunting pheasant and chukar or shooting clays at the lodge. The North Rim Hunt Club won’t…

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Spring Brings Opportunities for Anglers

As we approach the spring equinox, the increase in day length triggers a rebirth of activity in all underwater life. Stream invertebrates are mostly dormant through the dark and cold of winter. As the days get longer and warmer, stream insect activity increases. Increased insect activity means the fish are feeding more. More fish feeding simply means more chance to catch a fish on the fly.

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