Bow Hunters Wanted

Bow Hunters Wanted

On September 22nd, 2016, ScopeShield requested applications from bow hunters to test a new ScopeShield product being released this winter. ScopeShield, Inc., based in Eugene, Oregon, is the manufacturer of the original neoprene scope cover, the ScopeShield. For over...
Give Me Liberty…

Give Me Liberty…

Once again, we’ve been brought face to face with the specter of an evil man taking the lives of a large number, 49 at present count, of our fellow human beings and fellow United States citizens. Once again, we’re faced with the harsh reality of evil or misguided...
Camo, Concealment, and Hiding in Plain Sight

Camo, Concealment, and Hiding in Plain Sight

It’s another rainy morning here at my cabin in Southeast Alaska. The boat motors are still in the shop; the salmon aren’t yet in the rivers; deer season is still two months away, so I’m sitting upstairs at my computer, looking out over my small acreage of young...
Starting Over – Again

Starting Over – Again

Thorne Bay, Alaska.  Home, finally, once more.  Or as much as that is possible, in this world.  In the words of that favorite old gospel song of mine, this world is not my home, I’m just a passing through. My treasures are laid up, somewhere beyond the blue. The...
Elk Hunt Trail Diary: Day 13

Elk Hunt Trail Diary: Day 13

We slept in. The thermostat said 35-degrees in the cargo trailer and 33-degrees in the tent. Burrrrrrrr! At 6am, our neighbor Mr. Hoot Owl was hooting up a storm. By 7am, the camp robbers (the jays we had been feeding for two weeks) were dancing all around the top of...
Elk Hunt Trail Diary: Day 12

Elk Hunt Trail Diary: Day 12

Our last great hunt of the season. We know where they are but nobody will go in with us. The area is huge. Gary knows the area but one of the courses we need to take is “uncharted territory” as he stated. We told a few if the other hunters what our plan of...