My latest Out of Bounds column on pheasant hunting, and cooking.
Here's my most recent column on catch-and-release fishing and a potential new line of attack on angler conservationists.
It's no secret that animal rights zealots hate hunting. Catch-and-release fishing, on the other hand, has been heralded as a great conservation tool in Montana and anyplace sport fishing is popular. But new, and stunningly myopic research hints at a new line of attack: it's bad for fish.
Healthy trout populations in heavily fished Montana rivers and streams say otherwise.
In a recent column I outlined my preference for beer over stronger spirits after a day spent afield. But when I do reach for the strong stuff, bourbon is my beverage of choice.
I also outline my specs for a proper bourbon Manhattan.
Here's my latest column Out of Bounds column in the Flathead Beacon. I made it back to my favorite chukar spot recently, and managed to find a few birds.
Doll, who doesn't always care for having her picture taken, otherwise had a great day.
I've decided to embrace the label "sport hunter," one I shunned for too long.
We're at war with weeds. I'm not sure we'll win.
Hunter numbers continue to decline. We need to reverse that trend.
It's been a distracting summer, a summer that included a trip south to my native land of Southern California. Here's my column on the visit.
My latest column from the Flathead Beacon on spring scud fishing.