Monthly Archives: March 2012

Heading to the woods? Take your camera

You don’t have to actually hunt to practice hunting. More accurately, you don’t have to hunt with a gun or a bow to improve your skills. You can become a better hunter — and possibly end up with some other … Continue reading

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Kid’s 4-H project may help father’s hunting skills

My eldest son Colby has begun his adventures in 4-H. I’m much more excited about one of his projects than the other, because one will actually help me, too, while the other is likely just to be a lot of … Continue reading

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Hunting’s slow now, but there’s still plenty to do

Predator season’s kind of on the downswing now, because pelts are past their prime. Turkey season doesn’t start until next week, and spring bear season is still a ways out in most areas, so that leaves only light geese. But … Continue reading

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An outdoors camp just for women

The Washington Post recently printed an article about how a group of women spent their vacations. They made their way to a camp in Ocala National Forest in Florida to participate in their state’s version of the Becoming an Outdoors … Continue reading

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Lake trout threaten Yellowstone’s cutthroats

Yellowstone Lake is under attack … from within. Illegally introduced lake trout threaten the lake’s natural Yellowstone cutthroat populations, and that has implications for the entire ecosystem. Listen to┬átoday’s show to find out why that is, then come to the … Continue reading

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Wind and fishing don’t mix

It’s not easy to fish in the wind, especially when you’re trying to cast a fly. That’s a big problem in Wyoming, because we seem to have more windy days than calm ones, at least in the spring. The trick … Continue reading

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Lead bullets are under the gun

The term “nontoxic bullets” seems oxymoronic, but it refers to the danger of animals eating game parts in the field that have fragments of lead in them. There’s not enough information yet to really prove that a threat exists, but … Continue reading

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