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.

Recent Posts by Outdoor Truths

When Why Matters the Most

It’s amazing how deer are transformed from summer to fall and winter. In the hot months my trail camera’s pictures are of deer that look like they’re about ready to die. Their hide is patchy with hair, ticks cover parts of their body, and you seemingly can count every rib on their frail frame. And […]

Unique Living

At the beginning of deer season my senses are heightened. There’s no doubt the main reason is because I have been absent from the tree stand for several months. This is one reason I appreciate how hunting seasons have beginnings and endings. One gives time to recoup and review and the other spawns possibility and […]

Maintaining Focus

Hunting can be hard. I have witnessed this many times. These last three days were another example. Each day started at four o’clock in the morning and we arrived back home at about ten each night. Most nights we got to bed at about midnight. I’m tired. The hunt itself was also difficult, because the […]

Good Intentions

One of the difficulties in hunting mountainous areas is that we not only have to set our stands up according to the wind directions but also according to what is called thermals. Thermals are normal wind currents that change as air cools down or heats up. In the evening the cool air falls and when […]

Not too Excited About That

I’m trying to pace myself. I know the deer season can get long and tiresome. It can also really mess with work and family… and life. So, right now, it’s better for me to hold off just a little longer before I make the turn from regular human to deer hunter. If my trail cameras […]

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