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Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Kevin Mennett

March 6th, 2017

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  Lessons Learned by Kevin “Roo” Mennett   The evening of November 5 found me perched in my tree stand trying desperately to relax and get comfortable.  Despite my best efforts I was failing miserably.   It had been one of those days; I was in a […]

South Dakota Opener 2016

South Dakota Opener 2016

Kevin Mennett

October 27th, 2016

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  South Dakota’s non-resident pheasant season opened October 15th and several of the Ridge Runners were  in Mitchell ready and waiting.  This was my second time hunting pheasants in South Dakota and my first time experiencing opening afternoon (you can’t hunt until 12 noon).  The state has claimed about […]

RidgeRunners Hit the Road Early in 2016

RidgeRunners Hit the Road Early in 2016

Kevin Mennett

October 5th, 2016

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The RidgeRunners kicked off the 2016  hunting season in big fashion this year.  When I say big , I mean HUGE!  Steve Boswell and friend opened their season with a fly in Alaskan Moose hunt.  Steve’s friend took his moose early on the first day […]

2015 Hits and Misses

2015 Hits and Misses

Kevin Mennett

April 21st, 2016

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2015 Hits and Misses   I thought I’d share an overview of my 2015 hunting season. I have to tell you that this was my most exciting season to date.  It was filled with highs and lows; to quote Charles Dickins, “It was the best […]

Old Treestands

Old Treestands

Kevin Mennett

February 29th, 2016

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  Old Tree Stands   Recently I was able to find some time to join my brother Cory for our annual Pennsylvania flintlock hunt. We decided to do a small push in the hopes that the deer would somehow let us sneak up on them. […]

My First Mule Deer Hunt

My First Mule Deer Hunt

Kevin Mennett

November 2nd, 2015

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 “My First Mule Deer Hunt” BY Morgan Belcher   “It was October 28th 2015. A beautiful fall morning, clear and just the right temperature for the deer to be stirring. We loaded the pickup and headed out. On the way, we saw a large bull […]

A Silver Lining

A Silver Lining

Kevin Mennett

October 15th, 2015

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  The opening morning of Pennsylvania’s 2015 archery season was a cold and rainy one. The rain clouds seemed to follow me around the entire day, even when the rain stopped. It was just “one of those days” for me. We’ve all had them, it […]

Junior Ridge Runners Leading the Way

Junior Ridge Runners Leading the Way

Kevin Mennett

May 12th, 2015

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The 2015 Pennsylvania Spring Gobbler Season started off with a bang (literally)!  First up was Brayden Mennett.  Opening morning of the special youth hunt found me sitting in a blind with my niece Skylar Hicks.  Skylar came along to help run cameras.  Cory and Brayden […]

Plumbrook Ohio

Plumbrook Ohio

Kevin Mennett

November 10th, 2014

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Ohio’s DNR holds several controlled hunts each year and I was fortunate enough to be selected to participate in one of them.  The hunt I was drawn for took place at the Plumbrook NASA facility.   I was allowed to invite a guest hunter and […]

2014 Turkey Season

2014 Turkey Season

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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  Hunter:  Brayden Mennett             Photo by:  Skylar Hicks   The 2014 turkey season provided the Ridge Runner Crew with some exciting moments as well as some frustrating ones.  Kaitlyn Price and Brayden Mennett both scored on nice birds; Kaitlyn’s […]