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Wild Game Backstrap Wellington!

 

GREAT RECIPE FROM MONTANA STATE CO-COORDINATOR, MARGIE NELSON!!! Give it a read and add its deliciousness to your Christmas season line up…..

YUM!!

YUM!! Margie is a an amazing cook!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED!

Backstrap steaks

Alpine Spice Or Garlic Salt

Avocado Oil

Truffle Salt

Sweet Onion

Mushrooms

Puff Pastry Sheet

Eggs

 

Cut Backstraps into individual steaks 1 1/2 inches thick, season llightly with alpine spice and garlic salt.

Then quickly sear the steaks in Avacado oil (or any other) on both sides and all around the edges the best you can.

Put steaks on plate when seared.

Take a sweet onion (walla walla or Vidalia) and slice it up and carmalize the onions in butter and Truffle Salt to taste.
Take half pound of mushrooms of your choice (morels or other foraged mushrooms are awesome, although button are equally yummy) and cook them in butter and more truffle salt until all the liquid has cooked out.
Take puff pastry and cut each sheet into four squares.  In the middle of the square place one spoonful of onion and a spoonful of mushrooms on the onions.  Place the Backstrap on top and add an additional layer of onions and mushrooms.  Take the corners of the pastry and bring to the middle and work the pastry so the entire steak is covered.  This is your bottom of the Wellington so flip it over onto a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet.  If you’re feeling fancy cut some leaves or some other cute little cut out from the left over pastry and place on the tops
Brush the tops with egg wash and bake at 375 until golden brown.
The Wellingtons will be Medium Rare and yummy as Heck!!
You can get truffle salt at most gourmet kitchen stores or from Amazon.  Pretty expensive but lasts a long time and really makes the dish!
serve with Squash and Baked potato and Asparagus.
We hope you give this recipe a try and enjoy every bite enough to add it to your colllection!

Prois State Groups!

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Are YOU a member of YOUR state’s Prois page?! If not it’s time to join the fun! The women in the hunting community are some of the most supportive women you’ll come across. Join your state’s group and share your stories, photos, recipes, questions and score on Prois deals! Find your state in the links below and join!

 

Colorado – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proiscoloradoladies/?ref=br_rs

Alaska – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisalaskaladies/?ref=br_rs

California – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proiscalifornialadies/?ref=br_rs

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Montana – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proismontanaladies/?ref=br_rs

Washington – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proiswashingtonladies/?ref=br_rs

Missouri – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proismissouriladies/?ref=br_rs

Maryland – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proismarylandladies/?ref=br_rs

Texas – https://www.facebook.com/groups/texasproischicas/?ref=br_rs

North Dakota – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisnorthdakotaladies/?ref=br_rs

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Nebraska – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisnebraskaladies/?ref=br_rs

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Mississippi – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proismississippiladies/?ref=br_rs

New York – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisnewyorkladies/?ref=br_rs

Minnesota – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisminnesotaladies/?ref=br_rs

Alabama –  https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisalabamaladies/?ref=br_rs

Wisconsin – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proiswisconsinladies/?ref=br_rs

Nevada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisnevadaladies/?ref=br_rs

Michigan – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proismichiganladies/?ref=br_rs

West Virginia – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proiswestvirginialadies/?ref=br_rs

Virginia – https://www.facebook.com/groups/proisvirginialadies/?ref=br_rs

 

 

 

Prois Staffer Cristina McGannon Finishes Her Deer Season With Success

By: Kirstie Pike
CEO Prois Hunting & Field Apparel for Women

The ladies of Prois are getting it done! We at Prois take great pride in surrounding ourselves with amazing ladies from all over the world!  We love to share their successes, their stories and their humor!  Without these ladies, Prois would not be what it is today!

Cristina McGannon is an integral part of the Prois Staff!  She not only has a devious sense of humor, she truly devotes much of her time to mentoring and participating in her regional conservation groups!  Here’s a word from the lovely and talented Ms. McGannon!

Prois Staffer Cristina McGannon Ends Her Hunting Season With Success!

Prois Staffer Cristina McGannon Ends Her Hunting Season With Success!

“In 2011 I picked up a compound bow, learned to shoot, passed my hunter safety course and 6 months later harvested my first animal, a NJ whitetail deer. In the last 5 years I have combined my love of travel with my passion and desire to grow as a hunter by traveling all over the US and Canada. I have hunted caribou, whitetail deer, black bear and wild turkey. Last fall I successfully passed the NJ State Trappers Education course to become a licensed trapper. Aside from things with racks, feathers and fur, I love chasing things with fins too! And love a chance to get out on the water for bass or trout fishing. As if that doesn’t keep me busy enough, I am also a NJ NWTF State Board member and the NWTF Women in the Outdoors NJ State Coordinator and give as much of my time as I can to mentoring and fostering a love for the outdoors of women and children as well as assisting with mentored hunts for Veterans and disabled persons. Through it all… the heat, the sun, the rain, the cold, the snow, swamps, woods, mountains and the tundra Prois has been there every step of the way keeping me comfortable in my pursuit to live life to the fullest.”

To see what the ladies of Prois wear for THEIR hunting adventures check out www.proishunting.com!

Clear Your Freezer Recipes! Bacon Wrapped Mini-Meatloaf

This is perfect for the remaining burger you may still have in your freezer!  Check it out!

Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf

Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf

INGREDIENTS

Wild Pork Loin

-11pd. Pork Loin
1 yellow onion
1/4 cup dion mustard
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons of thyme

Salt and pepper your pork loin. Cut your onion in round sections. Line a flat pan with aluminum foil.
Add the onions so they lie under the pork loin. Mix the mustard, sugar and thyme. Add the mixture to the top and sides of the pork loin. Seal the pork loin up tightly so it steam cooks. Add to oven at 350 for 45 minutes.

Serves 3-5 people

Clear Your Freezer Recipes! Shredded Elk Sandwiches

As part of Big Game Preparation month at Prois, we are focusing on some great recipes to help you clear your freezer of your wild game remnants!

This is a great recipe for any roasts not yet used!  Give it a try!

Shredded Elk Sandwiches

Shredded Elk Sandwiches

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups ketchup

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon dry mustard powder

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon liquid smoke flavoring

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons celery salt

2 teaspoons ground black pepper

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

3 drops hot pepper sauce

1 (4 pound) elk roast, cut in half

10 hamburger buns, split

~~ Directions~~

1. Whisk together the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard powder, lemon juice, liquid smoke, onion powder, garlic powder, celery salt, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, nutmeg, and hot pepper sauce in a bowl. Place the elk roast into a large slow cooker, and pour the sauce over the top.

2. Cover, and cook on High until the meat shreds easily with a fork, about 5 hours. Shred, and serve on the hamburger buns.

Talking Technical… Sojourn Safari Hoodie

MiaEnstromIn honor of all things SAFARI at Prois this month, we’d like to go a little more in depth about one of our favorite shirts, the Sojourn Safari Hoodie. Not only is it the perfect addition to your duffel when heading to the Dark Continent, this hoodie is also fantastic for activities such as hiking or preseason scouting trips. Let’s touch base on the properties that make the Sojourn so heavenly:

1. Polyester/spandex fabric. Known for being extremely durable, quick to dry, and moisture wicking. These fabrics are very pliable and resilient, making them perfectly capable of withstanding the strenuous activity of a hunter’s lifestyle.

2. Antimicrobial properties. These help to destroy and inhibit the growth of microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. Bacteria and fungi cause odor, and odor is down right bad for hunting… What more can we say? Screen Shot 2016-06-03 at 1.14.13 PM

3. UV Protection. A tighter weave makes it more difficult for sun to pass through the fabric, which makes the Sojourn hoodie the perfect garment for spending an extended amount of time in the outdoors.

4. The power of the hood. Let’s face it, a hood makes anyone feel more powerful. It also offers protection from sun and wind.

5. SALE SALE SALE!!! The Sojourn hoodie is… wait for it… on sale for $65.00 through the month of June, so you better strike while the iron’s hot!

Click here to view all our current sale items!

PRÓIS® HUNTING APPAREL PARTNERS WITH goHUNT.COM

Join goHUNT INSIDER and Get $50 in Prois® Gear

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Prois Hunting Apparel recently joined forces with the popular internet-based company, goHUNT.com, which is a digital platform and community built for Western hunters. The two companies have teamed up to offer Prois gear with the purchase of a goHUNT INSIDER membership. As both companies cater in large part to the Western hunter, the partnership was a natural fit.

goHUNT INSIDER is the industry leader for everything Western Hunting. Their tools, like Filtering 2.0, are completely changing how hunts are found. Customizable filters make it easy to instantly find opportunity hunts and trophy hunts. Join goHUNT INSIDER and redeem your $50 Prois Gift Card by going to http://www.goHUNT.com/INSIDER and use promo code “PROIS” at checkout. To learn more about goHUNT INSIDER click here.

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Learn more about this incredible offer by going to: http://www.goHUNT.com/prois.

Próis was created for women, by women who refuse to settle for downsized men’s gear or upsized children’s gear. Each garment is created with the most technologically advanced fabrics available and a host of advanced features to provide comfort, silence and durability. The company’s out-of-the-box thinking has resulted in amazing designs for serious hunters that have taken the industry by storm and raised the bar for women’s outdoor apparel.

To learn more about the company’s innovative line of serious, high-performance huntwear for real women, contact: Próis Hunting and Field Apparel, 28001-B US Highway 50, Gunnison, CO 81230 · (970) 641-3355 · Or visit: www.proishunting.com

Turkey Hunting Gear List

It’s no secret hunters have lot’s of gadgets. It’s often very overwhelming preparing for a hunt and trying to decide what to bring. Each hunt, whether it be for turkey, deer, elk, or ducks, requires a slightly different set of gear. With that said, we put together a turkey hunting gear list, which will hopefully make organizing a bit easier when you prepare for your turkey hunt.

Decoy(s)

TarraStoddardDecoy (1)This is a rather large item, therefore it shouldn’t be a tough one to remember. Although, there have been plenty of instances where an obvious item like a decoy gets overlooked at the house before heading out. Unless you are planning a spot and stalk mission, this is a very important piece of equipment when going turkey hunting. If you don’t prefer to load your truck the night before, set all your equipment by the front door. This will ensure you don’t forget it.

Range Finders

DSC_0024Especially if you prefer to hunt with a bow, range finders are something you really can’t do without. A good pair of rangefinding binoculars, such as the Swarovski EL Rangefinding Binoculars, will cut down on the weight of your pack and take up less room than having to carry both optics.

 

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A reliable Multitool should make the list no matter what type of hunt you are going on. You never know when you might need it! My personal favorite is the SOG Power Assist Multi-Tool, which can be found here.

Jacket

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Mother Nature can be very unpredictable in the springtime. Don’t overlook the importance of a quality jacket in case the weather turns on you. The Prois Pro-Edition Jacket is made with compressed fabric and is the perfect addition to your day pack.

 

 

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No matter what type of call you prefer, don’t leave home without it. Unless you’re a seasoned mouth caller, you’ll be in a serious bind if you get to the woods and realize you have no way of calling birds to your decoy!

 

 

 

Survival/First Aid Kit

A survival kit is commonly overlooked by hunters, but when done right, it won’t add a ton of weight to your pack. A Ziplock bag with essential survival and first aid gear will do just fine. Some items to include are:

Braided nylon rope
Matches
Fire Starter
Toilet paper
Whistle
Garbage Bags
Bright orange surveyor’s tape
Sterile pads
Sterile Gauze
Neosporin
Bandaids
Aspirin
First Aid Tape

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This can be a lifesaver if you have a long walk to and from your truck. If you are in an area with reliable cell service, a smartphone will do just fine. For an affordable GPS, try the Garmin eTrex 10.

 

Day Pack

You will have a much Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 2.37.06 PMeasier time keeping your gear organized if you have a reliable day pack. We recommend the Badlands Kali Day Pack, which is made specifically for women.

 

 

 

 

 

We hope this list helps you prepare for your upcoming turkey hunting endeavors. Good luck and happy hunting from all of us at Prois Hunting Apparel!