Guns and Cornbread Archive

Guns & Cornbread: Dear Remington, Just Make a Good 870 Shotgun.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

Hunters can be very nostalgic and passionate about our sport and the equipment and tools we use when we tramp the wild places. We may latch onto and defend our favorite boots, or an old hunting coat, but what guns we carry and shoot is where we really shine. Back in the day, the gun […]

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Guns & Cornbread: Strange Case of Disappearing Youth.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

You could have knocked me over with a feather. That is if I had any feathers. The way this past turkey season has gone I didn’t seem to have any feathers or turkeys. O well, no problem, it was a beautiful spring morning I would just trot back up the hill to where I had […]

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Guns & Cornbread: There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

Hey, what kind of snake is that?” I think we all knew, but somebody had to ask. Six of us are standing on a sandy little beach (river left) somewhere on the Gauley River, Tim and Dave, along with Tim’s brother Terry, yours truly, and two fishing guides, Adam and Kyle. (experience.com) Tim and Dave […]

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Guns & Cornbread: Third Week of Turkey Season, Times 43 Years.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

“Cod, don’t move, that turkey is standing down there right where you were sitting,” I glanced over at my hunting buddy Randal. I was standing close to him but not facing downhill as he was. I was a little skeptical, and I figured Randal might be messing with me but I didn’t want to turn […]

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Guns & Cornbread: West Virginia Wapiti

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

A long time ago, right where I am standing in what is now southwestern West Virginia, Logan County, there were herds of wapiti. (WAH-PA-TI) We are told that is what the Shawnee Indians called them; we call them elk. The wapiti have been gone for a long time, but now they are back. (Photo above: […]

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Guns and Cornbread: Death, Taxes, and Turkey Hunting 101

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

I have always figured Ben Franklin was a pretty smart cookie. I mean what with discovering electricity and coming up with all those profound quotes and all. This time of year, many of us think about his death and taxes quote, telling us how these are the only things we can be certain of. The […]

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Guns & Cornbread: Get that Kid a BB Gun for Christmas

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

Slowly, one quiet step at a time I stalked my quarry. It was July and it was hot and very humid, common conditions for a muddy riverbank in southern West Virginia. The air was heavy with humidity and riverbank smells, cicadas and other insects droned in the trees, a trickle of sweat rolled down by […]

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Guns & Cornbread: Deer Camp Memories

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

Deer camp, to deer hunters these words are magical and something that hangs around in the back of your head all year long. It’s time for deer season. It only comes once a year and for those who are deer hunters it’s Christmas, the fourth of July, your birthday, and the last day of school. […]

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Guns & Cornbread: Squirrel Season. Then & Now.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

It’s the first day of squirrel season and I am not in the woods. It’s the first day of squirrel season and I am not in the woods. I have let the threat of a little rain in the forecast keep me from going. I stand on the front porch of the camp with coffee […]

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Guns & Cornbread: It’s Almost Fall Ya’ll

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

The gray faced pointer eased over to my knee and requested an audience. With her chin resting there I looked into the eyes that seem to become more soulful with every passing day. “What’s on your mind?” I said, thinking how much I would miss her. Her expression was that of a teacher addressing an […]

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Learn about Fayetteville’s Best Kept Secret w/ HashtagWV this September! 

Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
Learn about Fayetteville’s Best Kept Secret w/ HashtagWV this September! - Located a few minutes from downtown Fayetteville, Charlie’s Pub has been the most notorious bar in town since its founding in 1988. It was established by brothers Charlie and Jerry Sedlock to provide a fun space for the local community and whitewater enthusiasts who travel to Fayetteville from all over the world. In September of 2020, […]

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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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