Grandfather Ivan was a fisherman. Back in the 1930s he hunted muskies near Presque Isle and trout an[...]
Is there anything that keeps you from going outdoors? This time of the year penetrating the woods is[...]
I traveled west to neighboring Minnesota last week. Crossing the border at Hudson, I bridged over th[...]
It was a fine how-do-you-do. And it occurred when the chief of the United States Fish and Wildlfe Se[...]
We crossed the Mississippi at Dubuque and then headed west for another four hours. Our destination w[...]
The stage was set –  the performance about to begin. The curtain was lifted as lights dimmed and the[...]
Trout bite best when the white-throats sing. That is, according to legendary outdoor writer Gordon M[...]
Three springs ago the boss and I traveled to Indiana to attend a graduation party for the son of a c[...]
Has spring finally arrived? I believe so. I witnessed and heard final proof on Easter Sunday at our [...]
A funny thing happened on the way to the 2014 Wisconsin deer hunting season – a path that resulted i[...]
As certain as death and taxes, my license to hunt and fish passed away at the end of last month. And[...]
The run is on! Walleye run that is. Up and down the Wisconsin River valley, fishermen and women are [...]
It’s that time of the year – when young and old hunters’ thoughts and dreams turn to spring turkey h[...]
Signs of spring? A pair of sparrows, hanging around the bluebird house. The steady “drip, drip, drip[...]
As you may or may not recall, No. 1 son now resides in the great state of Maine with his sweetheart [...]
Saturday, March 1, marks the first day of Wisconsin’s early catch-and-release trout season. The only[...]
There are three things that cure cabin fever – spring, embracing winter sports or drifting south for[...]
Thirty-some springs ago two friends and I loaded up our bird dogs and headed east to J & H Game [...]
I could have just waved goodbye. But Buster, my sidekick cocker spaniel, and I felt the urge to get [...]
Once again, an arctic blast swept in from the northwest and found our family watching active birds o[...]