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 [...]

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 [...]

Not all things you do with your dad are fun

May 31, 2022 // 0 Comments

I love introducing my kids to the things I got to experience the first time with my dad. Things like fishing, hunting, hiking and camping were some of the best things my dad [...]

Should you hunt with your AR-style rifle?

May 9, 2022 // 0 Comments

You just about can’t go to the shooting range anymore without seeing someone shooting an AR-style rifle. It’s not that they’re more common than more traditional hunting [...]

Prepare now for your turkey hunt

March 22, 2022 // 0 Comments

Tell your significant other that you need to go scout your turkey area this weekend. Next weekend, too. Get out in the field every weekend from now until the turkey season [...]

Practice for hunting — with a camera

March 18, 2022 // 0 Comments

Other than spring bear, the next big game season is about five months away. Between now and then, you’d be well-served to get outside and do plenty of practicing. [...]

The coyotes are getting mighty bold

March 14, 2022 // 0 Comments

I’ve seen good coyote years in the past, but this year is ridiculous. We have had packs of coyotes roaming all over our place, and our neighbors have been saying the same [...]

If I can do a half-marathon, I can hunt elk

March 11, 2022 // 0 Comments

Several years ago, after a hunting season spent huffing and puffing, I came home and stepped on the scale. The number that came up was alarming. I vowed at that moment to get [...]
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