About Outdoor Devotion LLC

I'm a happy husband and father to my wife and twin girls. I'm also obsessed with the outdoors! I mainly like to chase mature whitetails with my stick and string...but fishing, turkeys & boating keep me busy too.

OD Episode #4 – West MI Public Land w/Dustin Shrum (8 point)

Tag along with Dustin as he jumps in the boat and motors to some secluded public land here in MI.  Think he gets it done with his bow on a nice 8 point?  Take a look to find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-xP_N8pBdc Be sure to check out our other hunts on the site or on YouTube..... As [...]

By |September 16th, 2015|videos|0 Comments

OD Hit List – 2015

26 days, 10 hours & 47 minutes 'til the sun rises on October 1.  Opening day in Michigan for the long anticipated 2015 bow season.  To say we are excited...is a true understatement. As many of you whitetail addicts may know, roughly 50% of bucks do not summer in the same place they hang out [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|videos|0 Comments

Kill Plots & Micro Plots with Hand Tools by Outdoor Devotion

  https://youtu.be/YHqASsv4vro This video shows how we at OD put in "Kill Plots" or "Micro Food Plots" way back in the timber with nothing but hand tools.  These kill plots can be dynamite when placed strategically.... to catch a mature buck during shooting hours.  All of this is done without any farming equipment.  We are [...]

By |August 25th, 2015|videos|0 Comments

Slamming Kings Off Lake Michigan Piers

Summer is almost as good as fall....beaches, boats, fishing, warm weather, trail cameras, food plots..... and King Salmon. So far in July of 2015, Outdoor Devotion's good buddy Nick Van Heest has been slamming the fish off the piers in West Michigan.   There are a bunch of places where one can target these Salmon/Lake [...]

By |July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Field Producer Shot List for Filming Your Hunts

If you are like us, and enjoy filming your hunts...check out the checklist in this post.  There are certain things you "need" when you are finished, to make a quality online episode or video production.  We were not trained on how to film hunts, but figured we can pass along what we have learned hoping to help [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Outdoor Devotion Friend Nick Coheley Tags Giant Bear on his Birthday – Self-Filmed with Archery Equipment

Outdoor Devotion's friend Nick Coheley tagged a giant bear on his birthday this Spring, in Manitoba 2015.  The boar weighed roughly 450lbs and was self-filmed by Nick, and taken with archery equipment.  We are proud to share it here on OD.  Congrats again Nick!!  Stud of a bear.  #outdoordevotion #pulseoutdoorproduction   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_p63egeLgs

By |June 5th, 2015|videos|0 Comments

Michigan Morel Hunting

Here we are in the beginning of May, and it is just beautiful outside.  Along with this long awaited weather, food plot preparation, trout season and Spring turkey hunting, a delectable treat can be found in the woods.  The elusive Morel mushroom is starting to show itself. A few of our friends and team members have [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Uncategorized, videos|0 Comments

OD Episode #3 – Never Say Never (Michigan Public Land 9 Point)

Watch as team member Kyle Happley has a great encounter with 2 MI PUBLIC LAND Studs on October 2nd, right at the base of his tree! Talk about great scouting and stand placement. All of this after having his steps stolen on opening day. He overcame and brought one of these big boys home... Never [...]

By |April 2nd, 2015|videos|0 Comments

South Dakota Whitetails

If you get a chance to hunt in South Dakota go.  Go now.  Go soon.  Go someday.  Period.  Chances are the game you want to hunt is afield in this great state and you can harvest a wall hanger.  Don't get me wrong, growing up a hunter in Michigan I'm not discounting what we have [...]

By |March 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ice Fishing Saginaw River for Walleye

Well last week we decided to get out of town for the day, and try for some walleye through the ice.  We have been fishing around home for the last few weeks, and find ourselves wanting something bigger than a blue gill on the end of the line.  So last Tuesday, we headed to the Indy [...]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2014 Muzzleloader Doe in Michigan

Outdoor-Devotion.com's friend Nick Coheley self-films his December 2014 Muzzleloader Doe kill.  Great job Nick!  You can see more of Nick at Huntfitter.com.  Check out and "Like" their Facebook page too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kZ_b6Itsno

By |January 20th, 2015|videos|0 Comments

2 bucks, 5 minutes!

"It was the last day of the Ohio gun season.  Sunday, December 7th, 2014.  I woke up late, and didn't make it to the property until around 7:30 A.M.  My brother-in-law(BIL) and I walked through the field, over the creek, past our bow stands to a ridge that overlooks a great funnel.  This funnel consists of a narrow strip [...]

By |December 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Awesome Self-filmed Michigan 8 Point Bow Hunt / MI Out-of-Doors Episode #1446

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TES_y_N-FoA It was October 10th, 2014.  Opening morning of Duck Season here in Michigan, and it seemed to be a perfect wind for my spot in Fowlerville.  I woke up at 515 AM, and headed out.  About 45 minutes later, I was all setup in the tree.  These first few hunts every year always seem like they take forever to [...]

By |November 24th, 2014|Uncategorized, videos|0 Comments

Casey snort wheezes a GIANT Southern Ohio Buck into Bow Range Followed by a Heart Shot!

Team member Casey Jordan arrowed his largest buck to date just a few days back on November 9th!  He also was able to capture it all on film, by himself!  Snort wheeze to heart shot....enough talking, check out the video here at Outdoor-Devotion.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn53Vy2wdb8    

By |November 20th, 2014|videos|0 Comments

Daughter’s First Bow Hunt for Deer & Her Reaction

This is the best reaction we have seen in a long time!  Great video, and nice job Dad!  You are doing it right. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBvWLVBXQ7g  

By |November 18th, 2014|Uncategorized, videos|0 Comments

Are you seeing any of your summer bucks this fall?

It is the rut..and for most hunters out there, right now is the best time to be in the stand.  It is no different for us. As we get ready for Michigan's opening day of rifle season this Saturday, I can't help but think about all the nice bucks we have on our trail cameras from [...]

By |November 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments