Here's a link to my latest "Out of Bounds" column from the Flathead Beacon on the advantages of winter pheasant hunting.
Gov. Steve Bullock won his dispute with Attorney General Tim Fox over who makes the call on FWP easement purchases. The Supreme Court overturned Fox's opinion that the State Land Board gets final say.
Sometimes you see the strangest things while hunting. On a recent quail hunt, working windbreaks between fields of harvested corn and beans, I came upon an opossum that had been "posted" rather than "treed" by my English setter Doll.
Here's my latest "Out of Bounds" column on this hunting adventure.
This Congress has been mostly about minimizing damage, but our representatives can still do something worthwhile by reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Here's a link to my latest "Out of Bounds" column on developments in laboratory-engineered meat, and why it will never be a suitable option for hunters.
This column was inspired in part by a conversation with Tim Carman, a food writer and reporter at the "Washington Post." Here's a link to Carman's story on lab-produced bluefin.
It's hard to have much faith in the lame-duck congress, but there's still hope our soon-to-be-departed representatives might do something useful, such as passing a reauthorization bill for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, on their way out the door.
Effective, useful legislating. I realize that's a big haul. My fingers are crossed.
My latest Out of Bounds column about turkeys, America's favorite bird, for one day at least.
My latest Out of Bounds column on pheasant hunting, and cooking.
The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act was conceived on a float trip on the Middle Fork Flathead River in the 1950s. Thanks in part to the Act, the Middle Fork remains wild, and scenic.