Mountain Goat Hunting is the Trophy by Ron Spomer Hunting mountain goats for the trophy horns rather misses the point. The experience is the trophy. You hunt a land rarely seen and even more rarely touched by mere mortals. Goat country is earth's … [Read more...] about Hunt is the Mountain Goat Trophy
Your civil servants at the U.S. Forest Service, the ones whose salaries you pay to manage land you own, are continuing to deny you your First Amendment rights of free speech. In actions reminiscent of a totalitarian regime, they demand you petition them for the right to … [Read more...] about Forest Service Continues Attempts to Muzzle Free Speech
This bear hunting video on Ron Spomer Outdoors You Tube channel prompted what appeared to be a polite, sincere query from a viewer: "That's awesome that you're supporting wildlife and habitat programs, but what was the point of shooting this bear? Was it a threat to your life? … [Read more...] about But Why Must You Hunt Bears?
Where do you draw the line? I once sat in a tree with a Mossberg lever-action 30-30 Winchester and Hornady GMX bullet and shot a bear as it foraged around a barrel filled with junk food. Another time I boated the shores of Vancouver Island and shot a bear with a Borden … [Read more...] about The Right and Wrong of Hunting Bears
We went by jet boat up Idaho’s Salmon River, a rampaging wilderness waterway that stymied Lewis & Clark on their way to the Pacific. But they didn’t have jet boats. They didn’t have a Winchester M70 Featherweight 30-06 rifle and Leupold 2.5-8X36mm VX-III scope, either, … [Read more...] about Three Bearable Options
You might have noticed the ScoutLook Hunting Weather banner on our pages. WARNING: Don' t click it -- unless you want to open the best weather app for hunters. But if you do want to know which way the wind will blow tomorrow -- and how hard, check out ScoutLook. It goes way … [Read more...] about Weather Or Not
I don't make a big fuss over birthdays, but they are a reminder to reflect, especially when more have faded in the rearview mirror than will approach the windshield. My resume' is padded with plenty of mistakes and sorrows, but more accomplishments and joys. I should … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Us
Our little "guess the place" contest proved too easy. We imagined readers would need a half dozen clues before figuring this one out. After all, how many of us have seen this isolated lake at the base of the highest peak in Alaska's Brook's Range, 9,020-foot … [Read more...] about Mystery Lake Revealed