Shooting for the Future
Team Frady Outdoor Adventures
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Bowhunting with Kentucky Antler Company Lynne's largest bow harvest to date a.k.a Grandpaw
Team Frady's Gator hunt and bowfishing trip with Team Struttin Ruttin and Reelin
Karen and John MItchell and Jim and Lynne Frady at Outback Sporting Lodge on our Black Bear Hunt
Dennis Dorian owner of OSL with John Mitchell
Jim and his Canadian Black Bear
Jim and his North Carolina Whitetail Buck
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Team Frady'sArchery Adventures had a simple beginning. Jim and I wanted to bring people to the outdoors through shooting sports and hunting. We established Team Frady Outdoor Adventures in 1993. Our Mission statement was simple, bring more women and children to the sport of archery, bow hunting and shooting sports. It was amazing to us how our daughters generation was not involved in the outdoors at all. They were to busy working with anything and everything that had to do with pushing a button either on a video game, computer or a cell phone. We knew that somehow we could change this thinking even if it was on a small scale.
Jim and I became certified North Carolina Hunter Education Instructors and N.A.A Level 1 Archery Instructors to give us the tools we needed to teach others. Through the years we have taught thousands in our archery and hunting outdoor classroom programs.
When Jim and I met he introduced me to archery. I was hooked! The only problem was that I could not judge yardage and we knew this would be a huge problem bow hunting. Jim decided we would shoot the local 3-D archery tournaments so I could learn. Here in the mountains of Western North Carolina there is no flat ground and he knew this would help me learn to shoot from a tree stand or from the ground in any situation. It was a great idea. The first tournament we went to was a winter chiller. It was held in January, there was 12 inches of snow on the ground, a balmy 17 degrees with a stiff north wind. The 25 target 3-D course was set straight up one side of a mountain and straight down the other. I lost 7 arrows on the course and loved every minute. To my amazement I won my class that day! When we arrived back at the truck 4 hours later, Jim shot me a smile and said "So what do you think of 3-D tournaments" my reply "When is the next one"!
From there we shot local, state and ASA National Tournament Trail.
5 Time Consecutive Western North Carolina Regional 3-D Champion
North Carolina State Champion
Highest Ranking at ASA World Championship 12th
We decided to stop competing in 2002 after the last shoot of the year. We had been on the road 42 weekends shooting tournaments. We decided that we would concentrate on our archery programs and give up the tournament trail. We feel that our decision was the right one. Do we miss competing, of course we do, but bringing others to our sport so it will be here for the next generation is more important.
Our hunts have been as successful as were our programs. We had great luck in New Brunswick Canada on a black bear hunt with our friends John and Karen Mitchell. We hunted with Outback Sporting Logde. Jim also had a great year here at home harvesting a great whitetail buck on a little piece of private property we have been able to hunt for the past 2 years. Hard work really pays off. Here are some photos of our Canadian hunt and some of our other adventures. Enjoy!