Jun 20, 2022
Wisdom from the Great Lakes: HangryOutdoors (Interview #3)
I didn’t drive out to New York to interview Captain Jim Samia…but I’ll be the first to tell you that I wish I had! If...
Jun 13, 2022
Wisdom from the Great Lakes: HangryOutdoors (Interview #2)
HangryBrand had the good fortune recently to be able to ask Captain John Milbourne a few questions. If you’ve ever me...
Jun 1, 2022
Wisdom from the Great Lakes: HangryOutdoors (Interview #1)
Anyone wanting to chase delicious Walleye in South Detroit, and/or Anyone planning a vacation to the beautiful and somehow still underrated Manistee, MI this summer hit up Captain Ben. There’s nothing quite like landing your first (or 20th) Salmon…Lakers are pretty fun too.
May 25, 2022
Being prepared is cheap insurance: Of Matriarchs and Eulogy Remarks
Janie’s spare bedroom was full of barn wood shelving and canned fruits. Full of canned vegetables and canned meats to...
May 18, 2022
A Breath of Air: A More Accurate Carbon Dioxide Emissions Pie Chart
Humans expel more pounds of Co2 emissions annually than rail, commercial aircraft, ships, heavy and light duty trucks, buses, passenger cars, and motorcycles combined!
May 11, 2022
The Effects of Stress on Venison Quality Prior to and During Harvest: What is ‘Ultimate pH’ (pHu) and Myoglobin in Meat Anyway
By now a couple things should be pretty clear: 1.) The pressures of hunting can cause both acute and chronic stress in animals and will depend on the context of both the animal and the season/particular hunt that results in the harvest; 2.) The influence of long-term environmental stress on deer during the hunting season and the influence of short-term stress caused by the actual harvesting of the animal, those forces work in opposite directions. Seasonal, long-term chronic stress lowers ultimate pH of the meat while the act of harvesting the animal - the short-term acute stress of being culled - increases its ultimate pH...
May 4, 2022
Introducing Custom RIFT Hydrofoil Fishing Lures: The Invention and Patent of Fishing Made Easier
This is accomplished by having a design with the center of lift aft of the center of gravity...Design, proportionality, mass, materials, all became critical components central to the hydrofoil design.
Apr 26, 2022
How to Hang, Skin, and Quarter a Deer
Yes, the old time black and white photos predominantly show deer strung across buck poles, noses to the sky. What was also true back in those days was everyone wore matching red flannel wool to deer camp and walked uphill in the snow both to and from school. Luckily for us those days are long gone. We get to wear badass camo. We get to use state of the art bows and rifles. And yes, we get to use fancy new Deer skinning hangers that double as extra large cutting boards to skin and quarter, then process the wild game
Apr 20, 2022
What gets you out of bed in the morning: Motivation on the other side of where the Red Fern Grows
What Get's you out of bed in the morning? It's a simple question really. I'll give you my answer. My first thought is...
Apr 13, 2022
Be Someone Else's Hero
Psychology tells us that we’re all ‘heroes’ of our own stories, but what does it take to be the hero of someone else’...
Apr 7, 2022
Debunking Five (5) Venison Myths
Ground venison is a dense, rich, and creamy delight. Properly prepared, venison is a lean, high protein meat. Many wrongly argue that it’s so lean you need to add fat to it. Ground Venison, in any form, is filling, not fatty...
Mar 30, 2022
Father’s Day Tradition: Unique Father's Day Gifts
Shortly after moving to the Metro Detroit area I was introduced to a completely different kind of fishing; trolling with planer boards. The combination of the multi-line spread and success it more than often yields, left me fish smitten.