Colorado Archive

  • Elk Hunt 2010 Glassing, Glassing, Re-Focusing, Glassing, …found him!  There he was at 12,000 feet in the middle of an alpine meadow chasing satellite bulls away from his muddy wallow.  Finally, we found the bull we were looking for after a week of knotty backcountry […]

    Chasing the Bugle

    Elk Hunt 2010 Glassing, Glassing, Re-Focusing, Glassing, …found him!  There he was at 12,000 feet in the middle of an alpine meadow chasing satellite bulls away from his muddy wallow.  Finally, we found the bull we were looking for after a week of knotty backcountry […]

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  • I calculated that I walked almost 70 mountain miles getting into and out of the backcountry with a backpack weighing 60 plus pounds for 9 days. I ran into two rattlesnakes fully-coiled up, shaking their rattlers ready to strike in the pitch dark, only to […]

    Archery Elk Smackdown

    I calculated that I walked almost 70 mountain miles getting into and out of the backcountry with a backpack weighing 60 plus pounds for 9 days. I ran into two rattlesnakes fully-coiled up, shaking their rattlers ready to strike in the pitch dark, only to […]

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  • The temperature in my boots raised dramatically as I aggressively put one foot in front of the other on the dusty, rocky mountain trail at 12,000 feet. I could feel my heart beating faster than normal, and the sweat rolled down my cheek falling to […]

    Scouting Elk In Colorado

    The temperature in my boots raised dramatically as I aggressively put one foot in front of the other on the dusty, rocky mountain trail at 12,000 feet. I could feel my heart beating faster than normal, and the sweat rolled down my cheek falling to […]

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  • Here’s the situation. You’re sneaking through shoulder-high amber willow bushes, placed sporadically on top of an undercut bank, fly rod held high in your hand, and brown trout effortlessly moving in and out like cars on the Interstate. The fish are only two feet below […]

    Fly Fishing The German Brown Run

    Here’s the situation. You’re sneaking through shoulder-high amber willow bushes, placed sporadically on top of an undercut bank, fly rod held high in your hand, and brown trout effortlessly moving in and out like cars on the Interstate. The fish are only two feet below […]

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  • Tired, bitterly cold, hungry and unable to see in the Colorado darkness, I rocked back and forth on top of my horse trusting his sure-footed steps would return me to humanity after this tough elk hunt.  As my brother, Kevin and I made our descent […]

    Bowhunting During The Rifle Season

    Tired, bitterly cold, hungry and unable to see in the Colorado darkness, I rocked back and forth on top of my horse trusting his sure-footed steps would return me to humanity after this tough elk hunt.  As my brother, Kevin and I made our descent […]

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