This cat and mouse game, went on for hours. One time I got a look at the deer as it exploded from some thick cover as I approached. I was able to see that it was a buck with a very large rack. That was all it took to re-energize me. An hour later I spotted the buck standing just below a ridgeline watching me. It was in open hardwoods about 300 yards away. I raised my rifle, hoping to get a better look through the scope. All I saw was the deer’s white flag disappearing over the ridge. … More An Odd Deer Tale
When you’re pulling quills it seems like you will never get done, but if you just keep at it, You will eventually come to the point where you run out of quills to pull. … More Learning to Love a Porcupine.
“So far it had been a great day. Not only had I visited the prairie dog town. I had seen buffalo and jumped a couple mule deer while crossing a draw. .. … More Hiking Roosevelt National Park
This large water moccasin immediately went on the attack mode. It’s head and first few inches of his body reared up out of the water. His head was as high as the gunwale of the canoe… … More One Mad Water Moccasin
I tried to figure which way I should go, but after several attempts I was no closer to getting out of the swamp than when I started and it was beginning to get dark. … More Lost in a Swamp