Great Outdoors

Add some spice to your tubing trip — maybe

July 13, 2022 // 0 Comments

If you’re really adventurous, you might add some spice to a tubing trip. My friends Blair and Val introduced me to the fine art of river tubing when I was in high school, [...]

Fish may not feel pain, but I do have dreams

July 12, 2022 // 0 Comments

Imagine being really hungry, or even just a little hungry, for that matter, and heading for the kitchen to do something about it. You nose around the fridge and the cabinets [...]

Keep your range bag ready to go

July 11, 2022 // 0 Comments

Head to the shooting range this summer. You’re going to want to make sure your hunting rifles are all sighted in, and it’s a good idea to get some practice before the [...]

Here’s wishing you a happy Fourth of July

July 1, 2022 // 0 Comments

Growing up, I looked forward to the Fourth of July even more than Christmas. It was my favorite holiday. That was partly because our good family friend Bill Brohm also loved [...]

Bike hunting takes preparation, too

June 30, 2022 // 0 Comments

About a month ago, my wife asked me if I wanted to do the 100-mile Tour de Prairie ride. I declined. I’ve done 100-mile bike rides in my younger days, but youth was a big [...]

I finally finished my shooting range. Again.

June 29, 2022 // 0 Comments

I built a shooting range in my yard when I first moved to my house. I set the backstop up at the bottom of one of the hills in my pasture, and I could shoot down at it from [...]

Wolves are doing just fine, thanks

June 28, 2022 // 0 Comments

On our trip around Wyoming last month, we saw all sorts of wildlife, including grizzly bears, black bears and wolves. But we didn’t see any moose. That was disheartening [...]

Give your opinion on preference points

June 27, 2022 // 0 Comments

In 1995, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department introduced a preference point system for moose and bighorn sheep. Every year, when you apply for a license and fail to draw, you [...]

Time to rethink my hunting plans

June 24, 2022 // 0 Comments

I had grand plans to hunt a couple of new areas this year. I’ve scouted those areas, bought new maps that cover them, and come up with schemes to ambush the game I was [...]

I came up empty in the license draw

June 23, 2022 // 0 Comments

I applied for limited quota elk and deer licenses this year. It was the first year I’ve remembered to apply in probably the last five or 10 years. Most years, I’ve ended [...]
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