About: Outdoor Truths

For over eighteen years Gary Miller served as the Senior Pastor of the Pump Springs Baptist Church in Harrogate Tennessee. In 2003 Gary began pursuing his desire to write a newspaper column to hunters and fishermen that would lead them to contemplate their relationship with their Creator. What started out as a weekly article led to what is now a syndicated article found in magazines, journals, and newspapers in 18 states across the nation.

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I started the morning sitting in a tree stand. A few weeks ago, I had trimmed limbs and opened up some shooting lanes for this new stand placement. I think it is going to be a good one. The cool morning was expected as well as the lingering fog that hovers over the hills, sometimes […]

Good Stewards

The woods are wilting. I’m not exactly sure when it last rained in my area, but I know it’s been over three weeks. That was when I planted my food plot. I also know it had been several days before that since we had any significant rainfall. It’s not only dry, but the leaves are […]

Seen a thing or two

When I look back over my years of deer hunting, I see how much I have changed. I can remember the first time I arrowed a doe. It was also the first time I followed a blood trail, and the first time I ever field dressed a deer. That one day actually held a lot […]

Guiding Hand

Have you ever wondered about wonder? I mean have you ever thought why you attribute beauty or awe to certain things? Have you ever been amazed how a large tree can grow from the tiniest crack in a massive rock? Have you ever been rapt by a sunset, a blanket of fog, or a ridge […]

Little Feathers

I’ve always prided myself on trying anything once. Now that doesn’t mean that I throw all caution to the wind and do things like swim with alligators, but generally I’m game for giving something a first shot. This especially goes for food unless its worms, bugs, and slugs.  That’s where I draw the line.  Over […]

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