by Ron Spomer The philosophy of Little Bo Peep kills. “Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep and doesn’t know where to find them. Leave them alone and they’ll come home, wagging their tails behind them.” The Little Bo Peep syndrome, a persistent, modern myth perpetuated by … [Read more...] about Little Bo Peep Kills Wildlife
Why You Cannot Photograph an Elk Here’s a wild idea: Stop photographing objects. Trying will only frustrate you. You can’t take a picture of an elk, goose, flower or mountain. So give it up. Your photography will improve. Really. The most important thing to understand … [Read more...] about Photo 101: Photograph Light, Not Subjects
Beat the Post Rut Doldrums I hope you’re out chasing rutting whitetails right now because -- this is your best chance. Just as the early bird gets the worm, the early buck gets the doe and the early hunter gets the buck. But it doesn’t always work that way, which is why we … [Read more...] about Win the Post Rut Whitetail Challenge
Moving elephants from their native territory to a "sanctuary" is not conservation. It's ignoring the real problem -- the ongoing destruction of Earth's natural habitats. According to a recent news report, officials in the African nation of Malawi exercised a … [Read more...] about Moving Elephants Isn’t Conservation
On the odd chance you don't already know animal rights activists are hopelessly delusional, their latest proposals for Staten Island's urban deer population should convince you. They want to capture this New York City island's whitetail bucks, snip them at a cost of … [Read more...] about Activists Plot Whitetail Vasectomies
I appreciate people who are concerned about wildlife, but I worry about those who take actions based only on emotion. It's knee-jerk easy to "hate" hunters for killing any "magnificent, innocent" animal, but... Old Ma Nature herself invented killing. Predation. It's … [Read more...] about Cruel Fox Hunters Save Animals. What?
by Ron Spomer Cheyenne is happy. After 13 years, my black and white setter does not have to stop hunting sage grouse. Neither do I. Neither do you. The USFWS says our beloved sage hens do not have to be listed under the Endangered Species Act thanks … [Read more...] about The Sage Grouse Lives!
Bottled Water Industry Saves the World by Ron Spomer Oh boy. It’s Earth Day, the annual 24-hours of sanctioned, token environmental enthusiasm when GRINOs (Green in Name Only) pay lip service to conservation. All the usual suspects — politicians and pop … [Read more...] about Save the Earth. Drink Bottled Water