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Okefenokee Swamp bobcat sighting

It was one of the worst days in my adventure travel life. I stupidly had my GoPro filming as I was navigating a narrow stretch of cypress trees in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. An immature night heron caught my eye and I sharply turned the canoe to take a picture. My GoPro tipped over […]

GoPro fishing Traverse City

Traverse City smallmouth bass fishing by sight

Many times I have tried to catch a fish that I could see. I don’t think I have ever been successful. Usually clear water leads to fish being hyper aware of your presence causing them to be too spooked to strike. This all changed when I visited Michigan last week. Traverse City smallmouth bass fishing by […]

Morel Mushroom Hunt Galena

Morel Mushroom Hunt at Eagle Ridge Resort

We had eaten morels for an appetizer, we had our place settings decorated with wood carved morels, we enjoyed a four course morel themed dinner, and now it was time to hit the woods to experience how these tasty delicacies are harvested.  Eagle Ridge Resort packed us into a van and dropped us off on […]

Theodore Roosevelt National Park photo essay

Theodore Roosevelt National Park photo essay

Each year I try to visit a new national park or at least one I have not visited lately. Last year was Big Bend and the year before that was Isle Royale. I have actually been to both of those, but this year was a true new park as I had never visited Theodore Roosevelt […]

Nekoosa Walleye Days

Nekoosa Walleye Days 2015 recap

Nekoosa Walleye Days 2015 We had been checking the weather for weeks in order to time when walleyes would run in order to time our visit to Wisconsin Walleye Days 2015. Each year on the Wisconsin River, walleyes will swim up to the dam and spawn. The town  and Wood County celebrates each year and […]

Peche Blanche

Montreal ice fishing adventure at Peche Blanche

Montreal winter adventure Montreal is a city of over 1.5 million people with another two million people in the metropolitan area. Whenever you have a city with such a population outdoor adventure opportunities tend to be found farther away. Dense population pushes trees, animals, and trails further from downtown. I found this surprisingly not the […]