The Great Outdoors: Ladies Hunting Camp

The fastest growing segment of hunters in recent years is women, according to wildlife agencies. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us to the Ladies Hunting Camp near La Pine, hosted by Candy Yow.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state with a new edition of The Great Outdoors every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Places to Practice Shooting in Central Oregon

In the spring and summer, hobbyists and marksmen mix with hunters on shooting ranges around Central Oregon. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis shows you some of the options where people can shoot their firearms on public land and private ranges.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Bend Bowmen’s Annual Super Shoot

A Kevlar coyote, an elasta-foam dinosaur, an etha-foam antelope. This is no zoo full of counterfeit creatures, it’s a 3D archery course with 75 targets. It takes two days for a competitor to complete the course and people come all over the Northwest to compete. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis takes us to Bull Springs and the Bend Bowmen’s Annual Super Shoot.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Thet Great Outdoors: Lady Hawks Hone Their Skills at the COSSA Park

It is one of the many disciplines at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Assocation Park east of Bend, and it’s just for females. Women of all ages and experience levels are welcome. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis introduces us to some of the members of the Lady Hawks.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: McLagan’s Taxidermy

Call it hunter fashion or just call it interior design, but people have been preserving heads and hides for as long as there has been hunting for meat and survival. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis introduces you to the man behind one of the longest-running taxidermy services in Central Oregon, McLagan’s Taxidermy.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: The Debate on Hunting Contests

For some hunters, wildlife competitions are a way of life, connecting with each other in the name of conservation. Gary Lewis takes a closer look at the debate from the hunters perspective in this week’s Great Outdoors.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Chukar Hunting in Deschutes River Canyon

At the tail end of winter, when that inversion layer is likely to lay down on the tops of the hills, some people go chukar hunting. In this week’s Great Outdoors,  Gary Lewis takes us to the Deschutes River Canyon.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Applying for Fishing & Hunting Licenses is Easier with an App

It’s a new year and that means it’s time to get a new fishing or hunting license. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis says the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has an app for that. 

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.