Joe Baya, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Long Range Shooting School: Do You Need It?

Long Range Shooting School: Do You Need It?

“Three-quarter minute, right wind, send it when ready.” The Army Special Forces trained sniper peered down the spotting scope at his target, lining up a 1,006 yard shot for his teammate. At this distance, many variables had to be accounted for: muzzle velocity, bullet...
Hunting Accidents: It Won’t Happen to Me!

Hunting Accidents: It Won’t Happen to Me!

Hunting Accidents: Everyone Needs to Keep Tree Stand Safety in Mind    I wake from my dream with the bed sheets damp from my sweat. I’m still shaken, panicked from that feeling of weightlessness, a feeling where I’m perpetually falling, waiting on impact. It’s a...
How To Tie A Two Hook Rig

How To Tie A Two Hook Rig

Learn how to tie a two hook rig and how to store it when you’re done   When I was 16 years old, there was nothing I wanted more than to become 1st mate on one of the many charter boats that fished out of Dauphin Island, Alabama. It was my dream to follow in...
Hey Siri! iPhone Helps Angler Make Rare Catch

Hey Siri! iPhone Helps Angler Make Rare Catch

A Striper on Fowl River? How Did Siri Help? I grew up on east Fowl River. In the last 33 years, I’ve fished nearly every point, drop-off, and channel and I’ve never caught nor heard of a hybrid or Striped bass being landed in the estuary. When my life-long friend,...