Having a hard time figuring out what to get for Dad for Father’s Day? Well, if your Dad is a hunter and/or fisherman, Wild Game Simple is a great gift. The cookbook has 140 simple recipes that Dad (and Mom) can use to prepare all the game and fish you’ve got in the freezer or…

If you’re a walleye fisherman and you don’t have a jig on your line, chances are good that you have a crawler harness on the terminal end. Crawler harnesses are a go-to bait for anglers who are looking to cover water and present baits at a variety of depths, particularly when walleye are occupying open…

A Delta Waterfowl study has confirmed what veteran duck hunters have long suspected: harvests of many waterfowl are taking place significantly later in the year than in previous decades. The Delta Duck Migration Study, commissioned by the Bipartisan Policy Center, was written by science director Dr. Frank Rohwer, Louisiana State University graduate student Bruce Davis…

There’s probably is not a better walleye fishery in the country than Michigan’s Saginaw Bay. The Bay is bulging at the seams with walleyes and fisheries biologists are worried that the walleye population may have reached its carrying capacity. What a great problem to have! Savvy anglers are doing their part to keep the population…

It seems like a lot of hunters have bagged their turkey this spring (I haven’t given up yet!) and are looking for some different ways of preparing it. This recipe from the cook book Wild Game Simple is unique, easy to prepare and maybe a little different from the way you’re use to cooking wild…

I caught my first trout on a fly when I was six years old and started tying flies when I was about 10. My Mom and Dad helped me get a vise, hackle pliers, bobbin and the other tools I needed to get started. Because we lived out in the country, there wasn’t much opportunity…

Sometimes anglers make fishing more complicated than it needs to be. Simpler is often better. That was proven on a fishing trip to South Dakota last fall. My plan was to get in some walleye fishing between seminars at Walmart on Lake Oahe and Lake Sharp while in Pierre, SD.  The Pierre CVB arranged for…

I love to eat. Food is one of life’s simple pleasures. There are few things more satisfying than a thick, juicy rib eye or a golden walleye fillet or deep-fried jumbo shrimp. But my most memorable meals have not been at five–star restaurants. My most memorable meals have been prepared in the great wide open….

2,200-acre Antero Reservoir, located north of US Highway 24 between Antero Junction and the town of Hartsel, is one of central Colorado’s premier trout waters. I’ve had aspirations of fishing the reservoir since moving west a few years ago. Finally last week, the stars aligned and I made plans to join friends Dave Bryant and…