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Kodiak Island 2017 :: Cost Summary

This is by far the most common question I have been getting from readers about our 2017 Kodiak Island adventure - how much did it ... Read More

Kodiak Island 2017 :: Revisiting Expectations

I went back and retrieved the text from my traditional pre-adventure "expectations" post for our Kodiak Island trip. It is always ... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Days 12 & 13

Nearly 2 weeks from the time we were loading our gear on to the luggage carousel at Raleigh-Durham airport to start our adventure ... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Day 10 & 11

As we had suspected, our last night's sleep within Kodiak's interior was a bit restless and sleepless. Around 11 PM, we both awoke... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Day 9

Sorry about keeping you waiting. Been busy at work and there has been some beautiful October-early November weather to take advant... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Days 6-8

The last post ended with us receiving an InReach message from our pilot - "Bad weather headed your way." Within an hour of receivi... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Day 5

With gorgeous weather in the forecast, our plan for this day was to hike as far as we dared and attempt to explore a saddle roughl... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Day 4 PM

Leaving camp and headed due south along the lake shore, we kept an eye towards the higher reaches of the mountain to see if any de... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Day 4 AM

With the late night grueling pack-out from our first buck, we decided against setting an early alarm for our second full day in Ko... Read More

DIY Hunting Adventure on Kodiak Island :: Day 3

No unsettling moments occurred throughout the night and we both woke up rested just before daylight. Unfortunately, a quick peek t... Read More

Shot placement on hogs - Arguments against the head shot

This post was initiated by a comment on an old thread by Rick Pasour.  Thanks, Rick, for a great question and a potentially hot t... Read More

Semi-auto Rifles for Hog Hunting

A recent discussion on Jesse's Hunting and Outdoors forums got me thinking about this topic, and I remembered I'd started writing ... Read More

World Record Whitetail

In many places the whitetail deer hunting seasons are winding down and as any deer hunter wants to know, were there any world clas... Read More

Two-Thirds of Idaho Wolf Carcasses Examined Have Thousands of Hydatid Disease Tapeworms

Editor's Note: This article is republished with permission from its author. It first appeared in "The Outdoorsman" December 2009 E... Read More

New World Record Brown Bear?

*Updated February 11, 2007* For more on this story, including the truth as told by this girl's father, read this story!Here's the ... Read More

To the Anti-Hunter

I received another comment from an anti-hunter yesterday.  It was loaded with filthy language and curses, so I deleted it as I wi... Read More

Porcine Press - NY Considering Ban On Captive Wild Boar

This just in...A little while back, feral hogs were in the news in New York.  The swine have established breeding populations in ... Read More

Handguns for Hog Hunting?

One of the questions I get fairly regularly is, “what kind of handgun should I get for hogs?”I’ve touched on this a time or ... Read More

TIFFANY LAKOSKY ON LIVING IN A POLE BARN

I just had to ask, and Tiffany laughed as she began to tell the story of how her and her husband Lee ended up living in a pole bar... Read More

Listerine For Mosquito Repellent?

Milt Inman forwarded this email on to me and I was curious if anyone has ever actually tried this.I was at a deck party awhile bac... Read More

Try Using Fladry to Keep Wolves Inside Yellowstone

A reader sent me a snapshot of a Facebook page of someone, who in response to the whining and complaining about gray wolves in Yel... Read More

Autopsy Pretty Much Rules Out Candice Berner's Death Anything But Wolves

Hat tip to reader "jes" for information contained in this article.Perhaps the only question remaining is which wolf or group of wo... Read More

New World Record Brown Bear?

*Updated February 11, 2007* For more on this story, including the truth as told by this girl's father, read this story!Here's the ... Read More

When A Knave Calls Out Knaves

It's quite comical when a person writes an opinion piece, or any piece for that matter, based on anecdotal evidence and hearsay, t... Read More

How To Take Out 15 Wolves With One Shot

*Scroll for an Update*WARNING: This image may cause idolizers of wolves to suddenly hemorrhage and shake uncontrollably.You must c... Read More

Pray, Montana Suffers Massive Wolf Kills On Elk Herd

Robert T. Fanning Jr. is an integral part of Friends of the Northern Yellowstone Elk Herd. Bob has for years been saying that the ... Read More

Idaho Governor Whines and Signs

Idaho's governor, Butch Otter, signed the wolf emergency bill, H343, but evidently didn't like doing it. This is indicated in a le... Read More

McCain Picks Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Already Being Called Wolf Killer

Not that I think for a minute Alaska Governor Sarah Palin can't handle herself, having been picked by Senator McCain as a vice-pre... Read More

Jim Beers Addresses Action of "Murie Family" For Pulling Award Given to RMEF Because of Wolves

The Missoulian announced yesterday, July 19, 2012, that the Olaus Murie Family was pulling its award given annually to the Rocky M... Read More

The Fairy Tale Land of the Wolf Mysticism

Editor's Note: The following was submitted to me as a guest blog/editorial by Bruce Hemming.The problem with the American people i... Read More
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