2012 Archery Elk Hunt in Central Idaho

2012 Archery Elk Hunt in Central Idaho

My 2012 archery elk season ended with wolves howling in the valley and a full moon on the horizon. It was another magical year with close encounters, opportunities and memories that will last forever.  However, this year was a lot different.  Idaho suffered the worst wildfire season to date and smoke filled skies lasted the [...]

Hunters vs Hikers

Hunters vs Hikers

As a proud owner of two Polaris quads as well as an avid outdoorsman, I find that my love for the great outdoors and belief in preservation of wildlife and habitat conflicts with my lifestyle as a hunter and someone who needs an off road vehicle in order to explore the mountains.  However, the environment [...]

All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) Etiquette: Tips to Protect Our Land

All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) Etiquette: Tips to Protect Our Land

Recently, I was riding my ATV in the back country of Idaho on a forest service road and spotted two riders on their ATV’s riding through the sage.  They were too far to say something and not sure I would have given the circumstances.  ATV numbers are increasing and here in Idaho we have designated trails [...]