When it comes to Minnesota pheasant hunting, the good old days aren’t all that far behind us. In 2007, state hunters harvested 650,000 roosters. Some areas of the state provided quality hunting comparable to the storied pheasant nirvana of the Dakotas. Unfortunately, it was the beginning of the
A fur trapper’s rendezvous is not a place where you would expect to find a fashion show. For the last two years, Ontario’s Northwestern Fur Trappers Association has featured models coming down the runway at its annual convention in Thunder Bay. The show is the brain child of Katie Ball, a former
The rumble of logging trucks is a sure sign of spring in my neighborhood. As the days grow longer, loggers are in a rush to get the timber harvested over the winter out of the woods before the county places spring weight limits on the roads. I watched the trucks drive by last Saturday while working
Some folks just won’t take no for answer. Less than a month after the armed takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ended with many of the occupiers in jail, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership issued a press release stating the House Natural Resources Committee’s subcommittee
In Minnesota, it’s so easy. You walk into the local bait shop, buy a dozen fatheads and whoever is behind the counter tells you where the fish are biting. Whether you chose to believe or follow the advice you just purchased (along with the dozen chubs) is up to you.
It’s different in Montana.
Tom Foster and his wife were watching television on a recent evening when they heard a couple of loud bangs on their deck. The Isabella man went outside in his slippers to see what was happening and spied a wolf dragging a deer by the throat from beneath the deck.
“I grabbed a snow shovel and went