Category Archives: Hunting Camps

“The Peaked Wigwam at Sunset”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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A Time to Reflect…

Friday, 23 December, 1763: Two fox squirrels chattered. Sandhill cranes chortled near the Riviere aux Raisins. A crimson cardinal twittered about as if deciding whether to stay or move on. A solitary Canada goose uttered intermittent “ke-honks” on its way … Continue reading

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So Many Times Before…

Monday, December 19, 1763: Half-frozen muck crackled. Here and there, pointed skunk cabbage sprouts poked through black humus. Slow and quiet, cowhide moccasins stepped on moss-covered roots and sedge grass clumps. Forty paces into the Riviere aux Raisins’ bottoms, Mi-ki-naak … Continue reading

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“A Troubling Discovery”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Shooting at Marks”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Hunting for Game”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Adding Boughs to the Brush Shelter”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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The Importance of Hunting Camps

Hunting camps are always a popular topic of discussion among traditional black powder hunters. With the arrival of Mi-ki-naak, the Snapping Turtle, and the demise of the wigwam used by Msko-waagosh, the Red Fox, the subject of an appropriate, period-correct … Continue reading

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