The Elusive Fisher

This week I decided to write about an elusive critter that roams our mountains but is seldom seen, the fisher. I’ve never laid eyes...

New Electronic Check in System

If you were one of the lucky hunters to get a deer this past year it will be the last time you’ll have to...

Rough Buck Season

I along with many of the other hunters I talked with had a rough buck season this year. It was by far the least...

Luck of the Draw

Every year it’s the same old routine when November rolls around. The alarm clock goes off well before daylight and any free time is...

The Month to Deer Hunt

With Halloween over and the calendar flipped to November one three letter word sums up the weeks ahead, the ‘rut’. Right now is the...

An unusual Grouse story

When trying to think about what to write about this week an unusual encounter with a grouse came to mind. It was a few...

Slow Start

Another bow season has begun and archery hunters will have 3 months to chase whitetails around the West Virginia hills and hollows. Things will...

Fall Fishing

The first day of fall has officially arrived and there is no better time to get into the outdoors than right now. Hunting season...

Hunt Responsible

As another hunting season approaches, we as hunters have the responsibilities to obey the law, be safe, and hunt ethical. It seems that more...

Summer Vacation, Part 2

In my last column Tara and I were roaming around in the Rocky Mountains catching a few trout along the way. On our fourth...

Summer Vacation

For our summer vacation this year Tara and I decided to venture back out west to our second favorite state, Montana, in hopes to...

Snakes in WV

The heat and humidity of summertime is an active period for biting insects and slithering reptiles. Snakes are an often talked about reptile in...

Change is on its way

Hunter’s that have found themselves driving out of their way to check in a deer, turkey, or bear will no longer have to waste...

Black Bears in WV

The big black bruins that roam the hills and hollows of West Virginia have come a long ways since the late 1970’s and early...

Picking Fresh Berries

There’s nothing that tastes better than fresh produce from the garden. Sure a little work is involved but it pays off in the end....

Time to Fish

With the Memorial Day weekend and spring gobbler season coming to a close, it’s time to fish. The grass has been mowed, the garden...

The Wild Turkey

It’s that time of the year where everything wakes up and comes back to life. The trees and wildflowers are blooming providing a colorful...

A Day I’ve Been Waiting For

One of the happiest days of my life was when our daughter Kelsey was born. From that day I couldn’t wait to take her...

All About the Opossum

Just the other day while I was out and about I had a possum waddle down the hill into a field. It sat down...

Is it Spring Yet?

It was good to flip the calendar to the month of March and see that spring is here. Finally, there might just be and...