Category Archives: Wild Adventures

My eclectic passions in discovering the outdoor world and appreciating the wonders around us!

Dutch Oven Camp Cooking

We love cooking with Dutch Ovens when we go camping.  Over the years we have amassed a small arsenal of Dutch Ovens and cast iron cookware.  My entire family goes on a 3 or 4 day camping trip each summer … Continue reading

Posted in Epicurean Passions, Wild Adventures | 2 Comments

Extended Hunting Trip Essential Checklist

This is a checklist I cobbled together from various websites (Kudos to Coleman and Cabelas) and books over the years that I use when going on a multi-day hunting trip with a group of friends.  We divvy up the list of … Continue reading

Posted in Off-The-Clock!, Wild Adventures | Leave a comment

In Praise Of The .257 Weatherby Magnum (Simpson)

This is a great article on the rifle I had dreamed about for more than 25 years.  A cousin of mine had one that was a tack-driver and very bad medicine on White Tail Deer and “Whistle Pigs” (Groundhogs).  After … Continue reading

Posted in Off-The-Clock!, Wild Adventures | Leave a comment

Weigh Your Fish With A Ruler

This was posted in pamphlet by the State of New York that came with our fishing licenses on a trip to The Adirondacks for a canoe portage trip a few years ago.  I found it to be very interesting and … Continue reading

Posted in Off-The-Clock!, Wild Adventures | Leave a comment

Canoe Portage Trip – Weekly Menu

An extended canoe portage trip / backpacking trip does NOT mean you have to eat less than delicious meals!  We have done many of these trips over the years and people we take with us rave about how well we … Continue reading

Posted in Epicurean Passions, Photography, Wild Adventures | Leave a comment