Monthly Archives: March 2015

“Making Split Shot”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Morning Camp Fire”

 

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Rabbits Seemed Second Best

Delicate ice skimmed the waterhole’s edge. A heavy hoar frost clung in the low ground. Faint stars still sparkled overhead. Chilled breaths hung like miniature clouds drifting in night’s last hurrah. Buffalo-hide moccasins whispered along the earthen trail, then ascended … Continue reading

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“Retrieving a Bobwhite”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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Stacking Up More Coyotes

Well, I did what I said I wasn’t going to do; I killed a few more paper coyotes. For me, a big part of the fun, and sometimes aggravating frustration, of traditional black powder hunting is thinking through a problem … Continue reading

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Killing Paper Coyotes

A brilliant red cardinal hopped twice. The songster stopped. Its crimson top knot canted to its left. A potential morsel on the thawing earth held its full attention. It hopped twice more, then took flight for no apparent reason. Over … Continue reading

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“Starting a New Shelter”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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A Strange Mix of Frustration and Elation

Five Canada geese winged northwest. Silent, the black-necked grey ghosts flew in a lopsided wedge, three birds to the right, one to the left. Stroking hard and steady, the geese left little doubt as to their destination: the lily-pad flats, … Continue reading

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