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“they purchased me a new gun…”

14th November, 1763: Fog shrouded a crimson cardinal’s “whit, whit, tsu, tsu, tsu, tsu.” Now and again a brown oak leaf drifted through the mist. The oaks still held a fair number of their leaves. Crows initiated their first melee … Continue reading

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“Adding Boughs to the Brush Shelter”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Warm October Afternoon”

“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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Traditional Outdoors Podcast

Steve Angell and Nick Viau offer a unique approach to preserving outdoor traditions through modern podcasts. These two traditionalists present a weekly radio show online. Unlike live, over-the-air broadcasts that require tuning in at a specific time and day, the … Continue reading

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“Defending the Fort”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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Oh, if it was only that easy!

Sun rays illuminated a rising mosquito. Grayish tan wings, longer than its body, blurred. Blood sucking mixed with a striking, natural beauty, this tiny creature of misery flitted up-and-down, back-and-forth with enchanting grace. Another drifted about, coming and going along … Continue reading

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One Cluck on a Warm Breeze…

Bushy gray tails swished. The two squirrels frolicked ten paces off the wagon trail. Elk moccasins paused. The squirrels both sat upright. The one on the left twitched its tail again and again; neither chattered or scolded. The one on … Continue reading

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