What is a choke tube and which one is best for hunting turkeys?

By Ashley Chance, Southeast Regional Coordinator Shotguns are often used for small game like ducks and squirrel because shooting many small pellets means you are more likely to hit a small target than if you were shooting a single bullet. Not to mention a bullet of almost any size could do a lot of damage […]

Ice fishing 101: Get your ‘fish on!’

By Lauren Klamm, Artemis Ambassador – Fort Collins, CO Despite what many people think, ice fishing or ‘hard-water fishing’ is a lot of fun and an effective way to catch fish. Just like any outdoor activity, ice fishing requires planning and preparation not only for success and comfort but also for safety. Here are some […]

Squirrel Pot Pie

By: Ashley Chance, Southeast Region Coordinator If you like squirrel or pie, you’ll love squirrel pot pie! This recipe is simple and yields welcome comfort food at the end of a long winter. You can use just about any meat; turkey and pheasant are good substitutes if no squirrel can be had. The first step […]

Getting On The Turkey Train

By: Ashley Chance, Artemis Southeast Region Coordinator I have never “called in” an animal before while hunting. Technically I suppose I’ve called waterfowl, but they mostly come in as a fast-flying group and the whole event transpires before my heart rate can interfere with my aim. Calling an animal appeals to me because it belies […]

The Hog Blog

By: Ashley Chance, Artemis Southeast Region Coordinator What is a feral hog? Well, it’s a non-native animal that traces it’s origins back to domestic pigs, and to a lesser extent Eurasian boars. They are resourceful omnivores and prolific reproducers that can adapt to a wide variety of environments. This suite of skills in combination with […]

Hunting with the right equipment

By: Ashley Chance, Artemis Southeast Region Coordinator As sportswomen we often end up using clothing and gear that are hand-me-downs from our male counterparts or men-centric items off the shelf that have been colored pink and marketed to us as ‘specialized’. Sometimes this works. Some women genuinely like pink, and sometimes hand-me-downs fit and are […]

Artemis Welcomes Southeast Regional Coordinator Ashley Chance

By Artemis and Ashley Chance Artemis sits down with our newest team member, Artemis Southeast Regional Coordinator Ashley Chance, to talk sportswomen, public lands, and her vision for Artemis. Artemis: What brought you to Artemis? Ashley: I was attracted to Artemis immediately because it is a program that aims to truly empower women in the […]

Hunting While Pregnant

Tips and tricks from one pregnant hunter to another. Photos and Story By: Emily Ledergerber, Artemis Colorado Ambassador Check out this week’s episode of the Artemis Podcast, EP 17: Hunting While Pregnant with Emily Ledergerber and Kyla West for more on being in the woods with a baby bump. I’m writing this in the middle […]

5 Podcasts By Women Hunters and Anglers

By: Marcia Brownlee; Artemis Program Manager and host of the Artemis Podcast I love podcasts. Especially podcasts about hunting, fishing and conservation. They are easily accessible, entertaining, and informative. They challenge my perspectives and do a lot to keep me inspired. Right now, there are a total of over 900,000 podcasts and 28 million episodes. […]

Take the Lead on Lead

By: Kodi Jo Jaspers My hunting gene runs deep; I was born into a family with a long history and tradition of pursuing wild game. I cherish the memories I have with my dad up in the high country of the Cascade Mountains learning how to read a sign and follow what the habitat and […]