Arizona’s Outdoor Dilema
Jan06

Arizona’s Outdoor Dilema

From a Bird Hunter’s perspective Arizona is a fantastic place to enjoy the great outdoors, not only for climate but the amount of Public Lands for people to enjoy is immense.Not to mention 3 species of Huntable Quail and a long Season to go with.Like all things it has problems namely a take it for granted by the Political Powers.For those in the Hunting Community the blame of this attitude is pointed directly at the employees of...

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The Columbia Needs a Clean Up: Time for the Trust to Walk the Talk
Jun18

The Columbia Needs a Clean Up: Time for the Trust to Walk the Talk

The Columbia River below Castlegar to the U.S. border is a world-class trout fishery, attracting an increasing number of anglers from around the world to ply its clear waters. Unfortunately, that’s where the attractiveness ends, because the rusted-out vehicle wrecks, heaps of scrap metal, and discarded concrete slabs along both riverbanks are a world-class eyesore. Click here to read on...

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Oily Business: A Novel
Nov09

Oily Business: A Novel

    The National Post branded it ‘Petro-Lit’ a couple weeks ago, so I suppose I’m riding the wave of a new literary genre. Several years in the writing and a lifetime in development, I announce my first novel: Oily Business. It’s available at Amazon/Kindle for the price of a Seattle espresso, or if you really want to pad my bank account feel free to purchase the paperback. It’s also available at...

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Points on The Arizona Quail Season Dates

            This past week I have been buried with work related stuff ,namely website rebuilds, so today  I finally got off my ass and got out with some of the dogs .It was good , both loops produced 1 covey each and most importantly the Dogs enjoyed themselves .I was most curious to see if the Mearns Quail would be paired up .After all according to some witnesses  they pair up in January ..if the weather...

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5 Things You Won’t Find in my Boat

Flat-billed Caps Good for: Square heads Skateboard parks Wearing sideways Bad for: Catching the wind Major League Baseball Serious fly-fishing Balaclavas Good for: Robbing banks Bad complexions Dust storms Bad for: Replacing sunscreen Breathing Serious fly-fishing Male Piercings Good for: Makeshift beadheads Ballast Adorning sunken chests Bad for: Electrical storms Nasal drip Serious fly-fishing Hoodies Good for: Harry Potter movies...

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