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Tree Stand Safety

Kevin Mennett

November 6th, 2014

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Recently, a very good friend of mine, Justin Everhart, suffered a fall from his tree stand.  Fortunately he wasn’t injured because he had been wearing his safety harness.  Justin’s safety harness prevented what could have been a fatal accident.  The photo is from his stand.  The […]

Home Bucks vs. Away Bucks

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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As you pull into your neighborhood after a long day at work, you notice that something is different. You look closely and realize that the power company has trimmed a few branches from trees that were close to the utility lines. Although the changes are […]

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 […]

Size Matters

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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Brayden Mennett’s first archery kill 2013 Recently, I was talking with an acquaintance who I know is fairly new to bow hunting.  When I asked how his season went, he answered that he “only killed a small fork-horn”.  He seemed embarrassed and apologetic for doing so. I […]

The Great American Outdoor Show

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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The 2014 Outdoor’s Show is sporting both a new name (The Great American Outdoor Show) and new management, The National Rifle Association.  As all of you most likely remember, last year’s show was cancelled when many exhibitors, guest speakers, and outdoors enthusiasts pulled out and […]

Winter’s Tracks

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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As I slowly hunted my way through the farm, I came upon several tracks in the snow.  I quickly realized that I was not the only hunter in the woods.  It was not the tracks of another flintlock hunter, but those of a small pack […]

Pennsylvania’s Tradition: Flintlock Hunting

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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  To some, Pennsylvania’s flintlock season is a way to fill a deer tag, to others its a chance to take a step back in history, to me it is simply another excuse to enjoy the outdoors and have some fun.  It took my brother Cory […]

What’s in Your Bag?

Kevin Mennett

September 16th, 2014

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I spent the evening before the opening day of archery season going over my gear and packing…and re-packing my backpack.  I had just emptied my bag for the third time when my girlfriend, Karen, walked into the room and asked if I really needed all […]