7 Best Fishing Coolers for 2021

If you are shopping for a cooler to keep your fish fresh on your next outing, you don’t need just any cooler. You need one with the rugged design and powerful insulation to preserve your catch for hours or even days. In fact, a high-quality fishing cooler may also include extra features just for fishers … Read more

Haunted by Rivers: The Making of a Fly Fishing Angler

Fly Fishing Philosophy – Why We Fly Fish A lot of people fish for a lot of reasons. All of us fish because we enjoy the sport and being outdoors. Fly Anglers share a different bond with fish than most anglers. We are not better…we are just different. What makes us different is our level … Read more

Answer the Call of the Wild, and Hunt

As the air starts to get cooler and the leaves on the trees change colors to remind us that this is their version of spring, for trees to show flair. Fall is here, and with fall comes a whole host of changes. Brown trout and Steelhead are in spawn, Elk are starting to get into … Read more

Being Bear Aware

I live in an area with a very dense population of both brown and black bears. Bears are seen as a scary and ferocious beast that will rip us to shreds and eat us in a heartbeat. They are seen that way because they absolutely are all of that and a bag of chips, they … Read more

Into the Wild Into the Food Chain

Anytime you go out into the wild you are doing something most humans have not done for centuries. You see over decades and decades of learning, changing and constantly evolving as people we have literally removed ourselves from the food chain. When you enter the wild, you give up that luxary modern man has created, … Read more

Taking the Right “Steps” to Protect Our Feet

Anyone that spends a lot of time in the field will tell you that the single most important thing you need to take care of, is your feet. Hiking around all day, under weight from a pack from either hunting, fishing or just a couple days off in the woods on a camping trip, can … Read more

Hunting in Harsh Conditions

Every hunter knows that the weather dictates everything. Ever changing weather conditions mean that the hunter could start off with ideal conditions that quickly can turn into a nightmare. Living in the rocky mountains shows just how crazy and unpredictable the weather can be in the fall it can go from sunshine and warm air, … Read more

Help Yourself

We talk a lot about “essential items” that every angler needs and they mostly include things like rods, reels, line, flies or something related to the core of fishing. There are a lot of things the angler really needs in order to have a comfortable and pleasant experience, yet those items never seem to make … Read more

Eat Like a Caveman Tacos!

Ingredients 1 x Deer Heart 1 x onion Seasonings (salt, pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper, paprika) Fresh Cilantro 1 x small lime Caul fat Soft Flour or Corn Tortillas As an avid hunter that also loves to try new things, I believe it is important to think outside of the box. There are a lot of … Read more

Fly Fishing Etiquette

Now I have spoken before about hunting etiquette, so its worth bringing up that fishing has its own set of boundaries, rules and guidelines about being polite to others on the water. Like hunting, the rules are simple but so many seem to struggle with them. So when you are heading out to your favorite … Read more