I began hunting at a very young age of 8 with my dad, grandparents and uncle. I cut my teeth following along with family and friends in the deer woods of Alabama and Tennessee. I was given a Fred Bear compound bow for Christmas at the age of 12 and from that point forward I was hooked.
My wife and I purchased a small tract of land in Northwest Alabama about 6 years ago. We have been managing and cultivating the land, mainly for deer and turkey hunting. It's been a real blessing for us to be able to spend time with our family and friends there at TPines. We have been able to improve the habitat and incorporate Tecomate food plots throughout the property. We now have approximately 8-9 acres in food plots. Our property borders land owned by TVA which has many pros and cons. It's nice to have the land nearby that holds so many deer and turkeys, but there also seems to be more mouths to feed. We are working on balancing our buck-to-doe ratio, which is an ongoing task.
I have been involved with Tecomate for the past 8 years as the Webmaster and most recently began filming Weekly Webisodes at our family farm. You can see these webisodes here at Tecomate.com. We have filmed short videos about the land management practices, in my segment we focus on a small piece of property (under 100 acres) in Northwest Alabama.
I have been fortunate to hunt deer, turkeys and waterfowl all over the U.S. and throughout Canada. I have seen a special bond between hunters that can only be appreciated by those who love hunting, wildlife and God's great outdoors. Hunters are the true pioneers in wildlife management and I am proud to be part of the evolution of Land and Wildlife Management which Tecomate has defined over the years.
I own Cedar Hills Media & Marketing, we specialize in designing and developing websites and other marketing materials for companies in the outdoor/hunting industry. I am blessed to be married to my beautiful bride Carmen of 17+ years, we have 3 amazing daughters and we enjoy spending time with out family at the farm, in the woods, at the beach, hunting with friends, wildlife and land management...and to think when we leave this earth the real fun begins.
Favorite Quote: Romans 8:38-39
38For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.