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The Dogs of Winter

The Dogs of Winter

Weekend, Feb. 17-18, 2018 – Every year about this time, when winter snows blanket much of the upper U.S., it’s time for the dogs of winter. They’re the reliable veterans of the middle food chain that seek prey wherever they can find it. They’re alert.  They’re cautious. Yet they’re always on the prowl, suspicious of…

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GETTIN’ HOT AT SHOT

Weekend, February 10-11, 2018 – Last month in Las Vegas there was considerable concern given the headlines in some national news sources. Gun Lobby Holds Show Boasting Military Killing Machines Where Shooter Murdered Over 50 and Wounded Hundreds More. Just what you want to read the night before you hop a flight to the…

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Miles Not Yards: The Fascination of Shooting Beyond Your Means

Weekend, Feb. 3-4, 2018 — Way back in the ancient days of rifles in your rear window gun racks and braggarts who bored with exploits of bagging a deer at 500 yards, I used to tell my hunting clients, “Don’t try it!” The emphasis then was on humanely bagging a buck with a well-placed shot at 150 yards,…

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The Politics of Profit and Loss. We’re Not Talking Money. We’re Talking Gun Sanity.

Weekend, Jan. 27-28, 2018 – Vince Lombardi once told his Green Bay Packers that “Winning isn’t everything.  It’s the only thing.” In that spirit, the state of Colorado, via its Democratic governor and Democratic legislature, passed several gun control bills in 2013 that forced the hand of Magpul, the Erie, Colorado-based company that manufactures those magazines, that promised they…

Your Constitutional Rights Are Getting Bumped Off

Monday, January 22, 2018 – You can blame Massachusetts for this. Or New Jersey. Or Illinois. Or any one of these other states considering a ban, and at least two cities, Columbia, SC and Denver: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Washington, Oregon, Vermont. Vermont!!? Or you…

Packing Heat Has Turned Competitive

Weekend Jan. 20, 2018 — Time was when a large backyard or a vacant lot was a playground for plinkers. Lots of city kids would gather up tin cans, scatter them around a safe backdrop and riddle the little targets with BBs and .22 shorts. Eventually that gave way to greater sport outside city limits…

Big Game Hunting In The Off-Season

Big Game Hunting In The Off-Season

Bob RogersWeekend, January 13-14, 2018 – A display seen throughout the vast western landscape of America – but not exclusively to the West – is the sight of moose, elk, and deer antlers and even antelope and sheep horns decorating a beam over the doorway of a house, a cabin, a garage, barn or other…

Snow Birds

Weekend, January 6-7, 2018 — Just about anywhere except the desert southwest is where most Americans found themselves this week. A massive Alberta Clipper – that some called a “bomb cyclone” in the northeast – moved in beginning New Years Eve and scuttled the plans of many to attend fireworks displays and outdoor music concerts.  Simply stated, it was…

Looking Back Reveals The Necessity For Looking Ahead

January 2, 2018 – Old habits die hard but lessons learned from yesterday’s history suggests benefits for tomorrow await. Today is when the national media will publish reams of stories about the past 12 months or longer. Almost as a responsibility to shake the cobwebs out of recent brain-trusts we will be reminded of all things political – Trump’s…

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The Way We See The Gift Of Game

Weekend, December 23-24, 2017 – It is becoming harder to remember as each year rolls by but as we stare out the window on a cold and snowy Christmas Eve we look towards the mountains to the west and the Plains to the east.  Each has its own allure but…

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The Ties That Bind…And Make Us Christmas Sick

Weekend, December 16-17, 2017 – It used to be that every Father’s Day the men-folk in the family were greeted with song and dance and a long, flat wrapped package that held no secret as to its contents. Yes, it was a tie. A neck tie. Another neck tie. Closets were sometimes streaming with neckties. No one ever gave us, say, a…

A Gun Test, More Or Less

Thursday, December 14, 2017 – It has become commonplace for gun control groups and their media conscripts to creatively select words that would seemingly fit their anti-gun agenda. Example: Switch from saying ‘gun violence” to saying “gun safety.” Kind of a calming effect for the weak of heart and frightened at the sight of a gun displayed by anyone…

HedSpace: My Apocalyptic Four Horses and Their Christmas Buck

Weekend, December 9-10, 2017 – This is a true story. When snow inevitably follows most of Wyoming’s hunting seasons and the temperatures hit zero and below I always knew it was time to load up the hay feeders and toss the water heater into the trough. Winter was setting in for sure and Christmas was just days away. Our…

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For Thanksgiving We’d Roast Your Turkey, But For Christmas We’ll Cook Your Goose

Friday, December 1, 2017 – For most of us, big game hunting is now a thing of the past. Sure, there are some, somewhere in these United States, where late season deer or elk hunting is still fair fare, but when the northern breezes begin to freeze our toes, off come the hikers and on go the waterproofers with…

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