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Columns

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Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Snow, a hindrance or help to hunters

If there is one weather factor that can and does influence hunter success it is snow.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
A hearty dish that stands up to the decades

It may be too soon to talk turkey about post-Thanksgiving poultry recipes, but I’ve got a favorite chicken one I’d like to share.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Making green-bean casserole and giving thanks

I’m making green-bean casserole for Thanksgiving this year, even though I don’t have to.

Updated 2 months ago
Best days ahead for hunters

If you love to hunt, the best 10 days of the general deer and elk season are just ahead. Most hunters who are reading this column will still have their un-notched deer and elk tags in their pocket.

Updated 2 months ago
Late season kayaking creates its own surprises

After two consecutive weekends of foul weather, the Flathead Paddlers kayaking group I belong to was finally able to sneak in one more outing Nov. 1 under relatively mild temperatures and fair winds, the latest t...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Ice is coming!

Its almost mid-November and like it or not (ice anglers definitely like it) old man winter is knocking again.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Confessions of a worry wart

I tend to be a worrier.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
An unexpected hike to unparalleled views

I was surprised last week by the photo in my free Glacier Bank calendar when I flipped ahead to the month of November. It’s a picture of Hornet Lookout with an early skiff of fall snow.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Time for change

Were you surprised? Or were you prepared?

Updated 3 months ago
A place preserved for the sandhill cranes

September rode the thermals into October on warm wings under fair skies.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
October Fishing

As we move deeper into autumn, with rapidly dropping water temperatures and much shorter daylight hours, the evidence of our changing world surrounds us, quite visually in fact.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Opening day is nearly here!

The biggest day of hunting season is a little more than two weeks away

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Think water, drink water

Think water, drink water

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Busy household is about to get quiet again

The last two months have been a blur because my younger daughter and soon-to-be 5-year-old granddaughter — plus their two large Akitas — have been staying with us while my son-in-law hauled all their belongings t...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Considering lead ammunition

Many of you probably get and read FWP’s Montana Outdoors magazine. It is a great little magazine that is dirt cheap.