It’s In Our Hands

It’s In Our Hands

  One of my favorite aspects of hunting is the preparation. It’s this investment in our craft that gives genuine meaning to the act of hunting and, when we choose to do it, taking an animal’s life. Killing without rationale, physical preparation, and emotional...
A New Bow, a Greenhorn, and Wild Places

A New Bow, a Greenhorn, and Wild Places

  A suite of lifetime outdoor experiences forms our relationship to the natural world and its animal occupants. Have those experiences made us afraid of bears or fascinated by them? Are we inclined to snatch up a black-colored snake to see if the scales are...
The Classic Year

The Classic Year

  I sat staring down at the functional piece of wood in my hands. It was rosewood and forest-brown glass, expertly shaped from slabs and strips into something flowing but purposeful. It represented art and, at the same time, engineering genius. It left the...