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Storming Successful Turkey Hunt

“We had terrible storms the night before the hunt. When we got to the ground blind, it was all wadded up from the storm. The weather at 5:30 am was…

Twelve Turkeys For Twelve Hunters

On a brisk cold morning with high gusting winds, twelve enthusiastic hunters, twenty-four devoted mentors, and parents waited patiently in their hunting blinds, looking over the fresh snow covering the…

TN Turkey Hunt 2023

The anticipation had been building for months. Ever since witnessing the pure joy of a child fulfilling a dream, Bill Cothron was inescapably committed to helping United Special Sportsman Alliance,…

Hunters Help Down Syndrome Girl Down a Bear

Kevin Snobl, from Neenah, WI, was ecstatic when selected for the 2022 bear harvest drawing. “I wanted to give my license to a child with Down Syndrome because my son…

“Incredible teamwork by great people”

Army veteran David served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Besides his service, David enjoys spending time in the great outdoors and has a particular fondness for the sport of hunting. Enjoy,…

Bennett Bags Big Bear

Eleven-year-old Bennett said, “When my dad told me about the bear hunt, I was super surprised, but my grandpa was nervous because he was scared I would miss the bear.”…

First-Time Hunters Share Their Stories

Farmville is a small town in North Carolina’s Inner Banks region that lives by its motto, “Honoring Our Past, Shaping our Future.” Clayhill Hunting Club strengthens this precept each year…

Every Bird Flew

The USSA veterans visited central Wisconsin’s Highground Veteran Memorial Park the day before their hunt. The memorial is a tribute to fallen veterans and honors those who served in the…

Bright-Eyed Bear Hunter Ready to go

Late that evening, Savanna and her mom, Cindy, arrived at the Stoney Lonesome Bear Hunter’s cabin in Winter, Wisconsin. Savanna said, “Although it was late, everyone was up. They had…

Wilderness Christmas in Twelve-Step Deer Stand

Max was excited to learn that he was going on a deer hunt at Wilderness Whitetails which resides in the northern hardwoods and rolling swamp country of central Wisconsin. When…

Allegheny Mountain Bear

Matt, 18, said, “That morning, the dog handlers struck a track and released all the dogs on the top of the mountain. The dogs chased the bear for a long…

Mountain Memories for Texas Purple Heart Veteran

Marlinton is a small town in Pocahontas County in West Virginia, known for its scenic beauty and the community’s warm and generous hospitality. In addition, the state is known for…

New Mexico Hunting Trip

Sikfrit, 16, wrote an inspiring and detailed story about the positive impact of his first hunting trip. Thanks to all the wonderful people who participated in his deer hunt, donated…

Brother Generously Donates Bear Tag

In 1970 a bear group was established in Clam Lake, Wisconsin, which later took the name ‘Dogtown.’ Bob and Sharon Wood, longtime club members, have helped mentor bear hunts for…

Texas Teen Tackles Giant NM Bull Oryx

After their eight 1/2 hour road trip, Autumn 13 and her family arrived in Socorro, NM, and received a warm welcome from their guides, John Plowman and Rodney Plowman. Autumn…

The Wait is Over, and Lily Bagged Her Bear

Kyle Murina was a recipient of a USSA bear hunt in 2010. He said, “It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I’ll never forget. Going through the struggles that a critical…

Stories Abound at Adrenaline Ridge

United Special Sportsman Alliance (USSA), in partnership with Adrenaline Ridge and private landowners, held its annual learn to hunt youth deer hunt in Bancroft, WI, on October 7th-9th. Most of…

“241 lb. black bear down in one shot!!”

After a thirteen-hour drive, 12-year-old Michael and his family arrived late in the evening at their cabin in Minong, WI. Following his warm welcome, Tommy Thompson gave the young man…

Hawkeye Hunters Help Fulfill a Dream

“My Uncle Steve brought my brother and me our first guns when we were young. After that, we did a lot of target practicing, but I never went hunting until…

Memories Forty Feet up a Red Pine

Early Wednesday morning, nine-year-old Wyatt and his dad, Tyler, met with their guides, Sam Redland and Mark Roth. It was a crisp morning with temperatures in the low 50s. The…

Many Stories from the Deer Stand

United Special Sportsman Alliance (USSA) held its 20th anniversary IL Dream Hunt in Harrisburg on October 7th-10th. Twenty special hunters attended from six states, some as far as Georgia and…

Vets Enjoy the Peace and Fellowship

The beautiful hill and farm country of Gays Mills, WI, provided a warm welcome to Troy, an Air Force veteran, and Dale, an army veteran. On the first day of their…
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