Category Archives: Northern Trails



Some Thoughts on Crossbows

The crossbow is both a deadly hunting tool and a contraption that has inspired controversy among people who prefer a traditional bow. The crossbow is a tool with its roots in ancient medieval history, yet modern forms are highly efficient. Regulations around its use vary Continue Reading...



Thoughts on Northern Ontario Whitetails

What is it about the whitetail deer that makes so many people obsessed with them?

I can say without a shadow of a doubt that I am crazy about both deer and deer hunting and have been for the better part of my life. Yet deer are no longer rare in the northwoods of Ontario and are Continue Reading...



Late Summer Angling Options

The last lingering days of summer are bitter sweet for the angler in Northwestern Ontario. Shorter days and cooler nights means summer is winding down. The carefree afternoons casting in shorts and t-shirts become an increasingly rare commodity. But late summer is also a really great time to get on Continue Reading...



The Wolf

I’ve been asked to write about wolves and, I will be honest, they are a subject I have mixed emotions about. Growing up, I didn’t hear much good stuff about wolves. My Grandfather Ora, who I admired and looked up to, was an amazing hunter with an incredible ability to hit fast moving animals, Continue Reading...