Spring turkey horde

Judy was taking a break from Spring flower work, seated on a swing on the north side of our lawn and on the west side of our garage. I was working on a new treestand practice shooting platform in [...]

What Do Black Bears Eat?

Excerpt from Chapter 1 of The Bear Hunting Obsession of a Driven Man by Bill “BearCrazy” Wiesner Natural Diet of a Black Bear Black bears are omnivores, with their diets varying [...]

Golden Tweezer Award

My buddy Mike and I were on a five-day September bow hunt for pronghorns in western South Dakota. We had high hopes, for it was getting near the peak of the rut. The pronghorn’s, not ours. [...]

The infamous ground shrinkage

An excerpt from from “The Bear Hunting Obsession of a Driven Man” When estimating size and weight, black bears are the most misjudged big game animal in the woods. Bears simply look [...]

Quaker Clock

The inscription reads — “Presented to J & G (last name) on the Golden Anniversary of their wedding with the loving congratulations and warm esteem of your friends and fellow [...]

Squirrels … Amusing & Maddening

We have a bunch (call them The Wild Bunch) of gray squirrels on our lawn, leaving only tracks in the snow at the moment, and a couple of little red squirrels.  Don’t see much of the red [...]