With dinner and our first day on the water under our belts, Lauzon Lake resort (www.lauzonresort.com) owner Allan Dunphy drops by for a visit.
It was a cool, misty early November evening, the temperature hovering just above 0, with a rather harsh breeze.
They say that experience is what you get when you make mistakes, and I hesitate to tell the following story because even when I, myself, reflect on it I say, “How could I have been so stupid!” However
As the rain poured down outside, I was grinning from ear to ear.
The official end of the 2010 fire season is October 31st and it’s almost here. Many of us are busy cleaning up our yards before the snow flies.
The bull is on his way and as he gets closer the sound of his deep guttural grunts get louder. 50 more yards and he will be in your effective range for a quick clean harvest.
Early this fall I had the experience of a lifetime. I witnessed my 22-year-old son, Timothy, harvest his first bull moose on a fly-in hunt – and it was a trophy in the truest sense.
Early in September I approached a local dairy farmer and asked if my son and I could hunt his property.
It was the first day of the annual hunt and my expectations were high. Too high really. But I’ve hunted long enough to know reality usually smacks you like a stick.
This may not seem like the right time to talk about ice fishing so soon after the Midwest’s long, hot summer.
All the wild things are preparing for winter: squirrels are hoarding nuts, toads are burrowing underground, birds are flying south.
It may seem simple, deer tracks = deer in hunting area.
The scientific name for ruffed grouse is Bonasa umbellus.
For those of us who enjoy outdoor adventure, there is probably no better place to live than Thunder Bay.
Another recipe created with ingredients from home, but will dazzle your guests with gourmet taste, and simple but elegant presentation.
• 3/4 cup soya