Ptarmigan Hunting

Way Upland

It’s the second day of the upland season and I am in a pre-dawn traffic jam. I’m following a string of crimson taillights up…

Finding Answers

Spike camp was two miles from base — as the raven flies not really that far in this expansive National Forest. But as flatlanders…

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…

Whitetailed Demons

Something is wrong with me. Any other sane bird hunter would have packed up and moved to the interior where the bird numbers and…