First Day at the SHOTShow and the Power of Social Media

First Day at the SHOTShow and the Power of Social Media

  Opening day at the SHOTShow is my favorite day of the year. This year we continue to build strong social media relationships and search for companies, products, and people covering the show that are making a difference. The first day at the SHOTShow was covered with tweets and face to face meetings with companies [...]

SHOT Show and Super Bowl: Bring out the “Best of the Best”

SHOT Show and Super Bowl: Bring out the “Best of the Best”

Next week, I will be attending the SHOTShow in Las Vegas. It’s the world’s largest exposition for the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. In the past, the SHOT Show has fallen on the same day as the Super Bowl, and always falls on my birthday January, 18th, which makes for a great time in Vegas. Bulls [...]

Beware: Rocky Mountain Winter without Snow Means Frozen Pipes

Beware: Rocky Mountain Winter without Snow Means Frozen Pipes

The other day I arrived at my cabin with my best friend and his two boys to spend the night and start our annual winter Olympic games consisting of darts, football toss, BB gun shoot and sling ball toss. We arrived to discover that the toilet and shower were backed up due the colder than [...]

SHOTShow Me Your GUNS

SHOTShow Me Your GUNS

For the last few years I have had the opportunity to attend The SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SHOTShow can best be described as a journey through the whos who of the firearm industry which includes hunting, law enforcement, ammunition, optics, cutlery, outdoor apparel and shooting sports. This trade show is closed to the public, and is attended by outdoor industry [...]

Predation, Starvation and the Will to Survive

Predation, Starvation and the Will to Survive

Living in the wilderness of Idaho, I am lucky to be surrounded by the incredible beauty of nature. I also empathize with the wild animals as I witness their daily struggles when faced with predation, starvation and the will to survive. The famous ‘wolf’ is a heated topic of conversation up here in the Rockies. Walk [...]

Social Media Drives Brand Loyalty

Social Media Drives Brand Loyalty

Whether you are selling cars, cigars or clothing, brand loyalty is all about using Social Media in order to connect to the consumer and gain instant feedback.  This new form of digital media is fast replacing traditional forms of media like print. In my particular industry more and more of the larger outdoor brands are [...]

Wildlife Watch: What’s in Your Neighborhood?

Wildlife Watch: What’s in Your Neighborhood?

Have you ever wondered what kind of wildlife or even who is wandering around your neighborhood, both in the middle of the day, and late at night? This year, I purchased three Moultrie M-80 trail cameras with IR (infrared) technology.  Now, I can easily see and record the animals that are secretively   roaming around [...]

Heroes Wanted

Election season is upon us, and with it a never-ending stream of drivel from elected officials and those who long to be.  So it was with a weary ear that I half-listened to President Obama the other day when, in the wake of Steve Jobs’s passing, he bemoaned the dearth of innovation and initiative we [...]

PowerHunters: Interview with Angie McCallister

PowerHunters: Interview with Angie McCallister

Introducing #PowerHunter and southern sensation Angie McCallister. Angie can be found on Facebook and on Twitter at @Angimac44 or at Whitetail Mafia and when she is not using social media you can usually find her working at a Nascar race event or hunting and fishing. Hope you enjoy learning a little about Angie.   “The #PowerHunters series [...]

Win Some and Lose Some in Hunting and in Life

Win Some and Lose Some in Hunting and in Life

As archery elk season comes to end, and the leaves start to change colors, there are several valuable life lessons that I will take away from this year’s hunt. Reflecting back on my bow hunting season, I realize that we win some and lose some in hunting and in life.  Although I failed to harvest [...]

Fly Fishing Starter Kit

Fly Fishing Starter Kit

At Bulls and Beavers we believe, “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a life time”. To help you with your fly fishing needs, we are proud to introduce our new online product, Secrets of the Locals Fly Fishing Starter Kit. Fly fishing is one America’s oldest [...]

Huffington Post Features Bull & Beavers

Huffington Post Features Bull & Beavers

This week, I am pleased to announce that Bulls & Beavers is featured in the Huffington Post article, “39 Inspiring Men and Their Passion for Charity”.     Recently, I have been donating the Bulls and Beavers Headquarters, and my time to a wonderful charity. The Higher Ground program of Sun Valley Adaptive Sports serves men and women of [...]

Survival Properties: Living Off the Grid

Survival Properties: Living Off the Grid

With world instability on the rise, there is a growing demand for survival properties. As a real estate professional, with over 20 years experience, I am witnessing this growing trend within my own office. What is a survival property? A survival property is acreage that offers the landowner the ability to be self-contained. This includes generating [...]

Fisherman’s Aid

Fisherman’s Aid

Every angler–whether a novice or expert–wants an edge, especially on the river. And that’s exactly what we promise with this special offer from Bulls & Beavers and Lost River Outfitters. Five of our favorite flies, floatant, line to practice your knot tying, and two laminated cards–one showing you how to tie the five most common [...]

Hunters vs Hikers

Hunters vs Hikers

As a proud owner of two Polaris quads as well as an avid outdoorsman, I find that my love for the great outdoors and belief in preservation of wildlife and habitat conflicts with my lifestyle as a hunter and someone who needs an off road vehicle in order to explore the mountains.  However, the environment [...]