Days Afield

End of Season Omens

Rio the setter suddenly hits the brakes, sliding to a stop on a steep grade beside an old logging road being reclaimed by the…

Depths of Cold

There seems no bottom to the depths of cold. It’s one of the few solace for hunting in frigid condition: could be colder, windier,…

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….