Days Afield

Inroads

We’ve been coming to this area of the grain belt for over 20 years. It took the locals at least seven of those to…

Believers

I can feel him in the distance looking down on us. The Deacon of this mountain is unimpressed with our pace and route. Yet…

The Lab Knows

Wyatt knows he’s black. He also knows this is the color of night. He’s been able to surmise that humans have terrible night vision….

A Labs First Day Afield

“No, I don’t think you understand, he has NO prior hunting experience…only obedience training.” I wrote to Brian, my new upland hunting buddy. The…

Making it Count

When I hunt alone, which is often the case, there’s a certain ritual to leaving the truck. It’s become habit without much thought anymore….