hunting

(Im)patiently awaiting my new Buck knife

October 15, 2021 // 0 Comments

I bought a Buck knife about 10 years ago when I went to an outdoor writers’ conference. I bought it from the Buck Knives booth in the vendor area. The surprising thing [...]

There should always be time for hunting

October 12, 2021 // 0 Comments

I skipped the week-long archery hunt this year, because I felt like I was too busy at work to take the time off. Now I’m regretting that. I was just as busy last year, but [...]

Save the drinks until you’re back at camp

October 7, 2021 // 0 Comments

You can’t beat the combination of a new shotgun and an old bird dog. Or a campfire and s’mores. OK, so that second one was a bit of a stretch. But you know what I mean. [...]

Ditch the technology and get outdoors

October 6, 2021 // 0 Comments

With the proliferation of new-age gadgets, wing-dings and hoo-haws, we have plenty to worry about. Those things are supposed to make our lives easier, but I spend about 70 [...]

Snipe hunting is no joke — it’s a blast

October 5, 2021 // 0 Comments

I’m constantly surprised by the number of people who think I’m trying to put one over on them when I tell them I’m going snipe hunting. It’s amazing how strong those [...]

It’s the mishaps that make hunts special

October 1, 2021 // 0 Comments

Not long ago, I saw a message on one of the hunting blogs I like to read. The writer wanted hunters to send in accounts of disasters they’d had in the field. I bet he got [...]

Know the rules so you don’t break them

September 28, 2021 // 0 Comments

Some game violations are committed out of pure disregard for the law, and some are just simple mistakes. But there are a few that seem to be the most common offenses every [...]

Hunting does and cows helps the herds

September 27, 2021 // 0 Comments

Wildlife populations in Wyoming are no longer capable of keeping themselves in check. When the West became populated with people who changed the landscape with homes, cities, [...]

I admit I miss things about North Dakota

September 24, 2021 // 0 Comments

I was born and raised in Wyoming, and I’ve spent nearly my entire life here. The only exceptions were a couple of years I spent going to college in Colorado, and seven [...]

Camo isn’t the magic weapon, but it helps

September 23, 2021 // 0 Comments

The whole purpose of camouflage clothing is to break up your outline. Game animals know that humans are probably their most dangerous predators, and they have a very healthy [...]
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