The Grizz pulled up to the farm later on in the morning, and saw the little boy who came the day before hanging outside the farm with a red pop in his hand. Having heard his dad’s truck pull up, and…
Hunting | Fishing
The Grizz sat inside the converted gas station…Actually, an old run down gas station located on about an acre patch of bare dirt with sparse weeds growing in odd clumps. a place they called the…
One of my uncles came to me in my dreams last night. I’ve reflected on it a couple of times today. It’s been a really good day.
I was fortunate enough to have two solid days of fishing laid out in front of me and since it was the middle of January it meant ice fishing.
In the hours leading up to the Arctic Vortex that locked up the Mid-west for several days, I found myself on the lake catching a bunch of bluegill. Coincidence? probably. Nevertheless, here are some tips for the next time an Arctic Vortex is in the forecast, and maybe you can find yourself limiting out in […]
A couple of years ago my dear, sweet, lovely wife bought me some ice fishing jigs from the website, Bentleyfishing.com, which held a lot of promise. Except, of course, for the promise of good ice. Nevertheless, whenever an opportunity came to be at the lake, the ice was too thin to venture out on. As Christmas […]
“When you thrust a shovel into the soil or tear off a piece of coral, you are, godlike, cutting through an entire world. You have crossed a hidden frontier known to very few. Immediately close at hand, around and beneath our feet, lies the least explored part of the planet’s surface. It is also the […]
Arizona Wildlife Notebook, Second edition I have completed the second edition of the Arizona Wildlife Notebook! The new Notebook has four more species groups than the first edition, and it has an expanded index. The most important change is in the conservation status for each species. This time, I standardized the information so that future […]
Monarch (Danaus Plexippus) Mourning Cloak Butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata) Conservation Status of Arizona Wildlife Many species of Arizona wildlife are drifting toward extinction. Over half of the larger animals listed by the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) are in danger, and the status of many smaller species such as the three […]