Pro Tip – Bow Sights

Here’s a simple tip for a highly effective and simple to use rear sight for archery. Years ago while trying to decide on the best way to wring the utmost accuracy from my compound bows, and after watching friends struggle with a variety of solutions. I came up with a simple, trouble free method.  I …

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Steelhead on the Fly

Cold weather didn’t delay the Spring steelhead fishery for the 2020 season, but the Coronavirus did.  Most recreational fishing and all commercial fishing (guiding) was shut down through the peak of the steelhead run, throughout the Great Lakes region, and presumably throughout the rest of the world.  I was fortunate to plan a few trips …

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.350 Legend

A cartridge with a lot of buzz in the industry that seems to fit my needs for a medium sized, light and compact carbine.   Match Grade Machine in Utah has been my go to supplier for Custom barrels for my T/C Encore rifles (and pistols), for some time now, (Matchgrademachine.com). Their quality and consistency is …

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Henry’s Fork Trout Fishing

Eastern Idaho – After many years of hearing about the tremendous fly fishing on the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, I finally got the chance to try my luck.  On an early morning in mid-August, I parked the vehicle near a rustic campground, and ambled past peaceful tents and fifth wheels. The thin, clear …

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Alaska, Just One of the Last Frontiers

“There are great wild places all over the globe. Far more than the climate change panic-ers, animal rights nuts and radical political ecological activists would have you believe. Alaska is incredibly vast and wild, almost beyond comprehension. It has to be seen to be understood.  Understanding the vastness and primal wildness of Alaska is life-changing, …

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Rocky Mountain Trout Adventure

EUREKA, Montana – I could hardly believe my eyes when I parked the rental car and stood on the gravelly brow of the Tobacco River in northwest Montana. Before me, the Tobacco twisted and poured its way hurriedly past fallen firs and balsams, rocks and boulders.  Pockets of dark water in the twists and turns …

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Pierce 7mm

Custom Rifle Build Part 2

In my first installment on building a custom rifle, I had sourced a donor Remington 700 in 7mm RM, a Hart SS barrel and an AG Composites carbon fiber stock. My initial intent was to use the SS action from the donor gun for the custom project, as I have done so many times before. …

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Traditional Archery

This winter, after the final day of deer season, I did what I do every year, for the last 40 years.  I take a Saturday morning to organize and take stock of my hunting gear before storing it away for the year.  Things get fixed, sewn, sharpened and cleaned as needed. Batteries are removed from …

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