I was riding into work with my boss the other day talking about how nice the bush looked with its many different fall colours. We had just driven through a fair-sized mud puddle in his four-wheel drive Dodge diesel work-mobile when we saw two partridge strolling down the road in ... read more ››
The outdoors is not just about hunting, fishing and trapping. In most cases it’s about being close to nature and its elements. The sounds, smells and colours of the forest around you have a very positive effect on most individuals. If you are patient and can take the time to ... read more ››
I was asked not too long ago if I’d ever had the experience of hunting in the northern parts of this country, or to be more specific, in the James Bay region. My answer is yes, and it wasn’t that long ago and it wasn’t in a galaxy far, far ... read more ››
As the nights grow colder and the frost becomes a part of our morning greetings, I can’t help but think back to some of my hunting adventures with some of my friends and relatives. They all have their version of hew the tenderloin got to their tables, and as most ... read more ››
Finding inner peace can be a challenge for many people and is often something that is easier said than done. Many of our people live in a society that is so fast-paced it forces them to live life at about a hundred miles an hour. Many of our people live ... read more ››
As kids during the summer we used to spend most our time doing the tadpole thing, meaning that we spent as much time in the water as we possibly could. I am proud to say that my children are gladly following in that tradition. In feet, if I didn’t know ... read more ››
A few years back I had arranged to hunt moose up above the area I was trapping. I had decided to hunt with a good friend of mine who is now in the spirit world. His name was Rob and I dedicate this story to him.
We had known each other ... read more ››
Trapping is not a task for just anyone to take on.
For those of you who don’t think trapping is a hard job, try it for a spell. The trapper who has a medium to large trapline has to endure all sorts of harsh weather and be willing to take whatever ... read more ››
The great outdoors has always been a part of my life since I was born and I hope it will stay that way ’till I pass on. The law of the land does have its own way of doing things and in most cases almost anything can happen. Don’t get ... read more ››
Many trappers consider it a challenge to catch the wily old red. Catching a fox is a good day at the office. The red fox is not always an easy critter to catch. In fact. If you don’t know how to properly trap one, it can be very frustrating. I ... read more ››
Summer is here and the spring fishing has quieted down to a dull roar, right? Wrong! There is good fishing almost anywhere in the four directions. Although sometimes you have to bribe the old timers into getting them to share some of their fishing secrets, or you could just get ... read more ››