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Just as the campfire back at any hunting camp is the setting for many lively discussions, shared experiences, and riveting storytelling; this blog is designed to allow me to share with you all of my latest hunts, articles, video or TV projects, and all the other exciting things happening with me, Trevon Stoltzfus and

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Friday, February 13, 2009

Mountain lions in the high country of Colorado

I just returned from one of the most grueling yet rewarding hunts I have ever been on in my life!!! And I was just the cameraman and we didn't even kill anything! I accompanied my good friend and partner Adam Wells on his mountain lion hunt and with HD Camera in hand we were determined to capture the real action from start to finish by staying with the hounds the whole way. I have never seen a TV show where the hunter runs with the dogs the entire hunt, it was exhausting but very cool to see those dogs work the scent through some rugged terrain. Trailing conditions for the dogs were horrible but after 2 days and many miles in steep rough country we finally treed a great cat. Only one problem, it was a female! This cat had hunted in a huge circular pattern killing a mule deer doe (which was very fresh) and most likely had a den of kittens in the vicinity. Adam chose to let that cat live (and therefore her kittens too) and take his shot at the lion with a camera rather than his new Hoyt Alphamax. What a great hunt!!

ATA 2009

It has been a while since I took the time to catch everybody up. So here goes...... The ATA Show this year was in Indy and as usual it was awesome. Having teamed up with my good buddies Adam Wells, Jim Brennan, and Ryan Litwin with the production company OUTBACK OUTDOORS, we had plenty to do as we get ready to launch our new webisodes on later in Feb 09. We partnered up with some great sponsors like Hoyt, Badlands Backpacks, Mossy Oak, Montana Decoy, Muzzy, Winner's Choice Strings, and more.... Check us out at
2009 is going to be a great year and there is a ton of exciting things on the horizon. I have co-hosted 3 TV shows in '09 already (Hardcore Hunting TV - Pursuit channel - DirecTV 608) and made the cover of The Colorado Bowhunter and it is only February. I only hope I can keep up with my blog updates in a timely fashion!

New Partnership with Hoyt Archery

I am stoked to announce my partnership with Hoyt Archery in 2009. (even though I shot their Hoyt Katera all last year) In my opinion, Hoyt is a company that has been through the fire and is still smoking HOT! With the introduction of their cutting edge AlphaMax bow line this year, Hoyt has once again proven themselves as one of the industry leaders in the bowhunting world. Check out my bio at