2019 Wilderness Elk Hunt | Days 3-5 |

Tuesday morning, we sat at The Pass and watched as the sun gradually rose above the mountain peaks and illuminated the land. After the thermals switched, Grant and I headed south to a special place we call Hidden Valley.  Over the years, Hidden Valley has beennotorious for holding bulls, and today was no different. We heard two bulls start bugling across the valley around noon. We tried to make … More 2019 Wilderness Elk Hunt | Days 3-5 |

Patience Pays Off

We were teeming with excitement early Saturday morning as we headed to a new property Grant received permission to hunt. We climbed rough roads for miles as we neared our destination — even crossing a questionable single lane bridge at one point that made me more than a little uncomfortable, which Grant found hilarious. The … More Patience Pays Off

Bear Box Solutions

This hunting season has been a little different for me to say the least. I’ve only been able to sit in the blind one time since having a baby at the beginning of October. Since I’ve been missing out on hunting, checking trail camera cards has become my new obsession. Every weekend my husband, father … More Bear Box Solutions

Super Bass Sunday

The first Sunday in February marked a new beginning for the Harpers. We hadn’t been to church since pretty much the beginning of duck season, which was wayyy too long. Our church family welcomed us with open arms and loved hearing stories about our travels over the past year. However, they were happier to hear … More Super Bass Sunday

2019 Wilderness Elk Hunt | Days 1-2 |

I’ve spent years imaging the moment I would knock an arrow, draw my bow, and settle my pin on the tan hair covering the vitals of a mature bull elk. I hoped and prayed for an opportunity over the past four seasons as I hunted diligently with my father and my husband. Each season my skills grew as I learned tough lessons about elk hunting in the backcountry. All the highs and lows I experienced over the … More 2019 Wilderness Elk Hunt | Days 1-2 |