Outdoors Articles


MISSOULA, Mont.—Thirty-five years after its founding on May 14, 1984, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is celebrating decades of conservation success. "Quite simply, the growth and accomplishments of this organization are staggering," said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. "It began with four elk hunters in northwest Montana who struggled as they opened shop in a doublewide trailer, but did...
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Just Add Water
On Patrol
by Steven T. Callan, APRIL 23, 2019



When people describe the desert, words like hot, dry, desolate, bleak, bare, brown, inhospitable, and intimidating are often mentioned. Those descriptions change dramatically when water is added to the mix! Every ten years or so, Mother Nature sprinkles the desert with extra rain—enough rain to turn a hot, suffocating wind into a cool breeze; enough rain to turn a brown, dry...
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Hidden War: How Special Operations Game Wardens are Reclaiming America’s Wildlands from the Drug Cartels, exposes an astounding yet under-reported nationwide environmental emergency. In Hidden War, author Lt. John Nores, Jr., recently retired after a 28-year career as a game warden with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, recaps the state’s aggressive campaign to eliminate Mexican drug cartels’ black-market trespass marijuana...
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The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is reminding sportsmen that this year’s big game application period is fast approaching. Below are important dates for the 2019 Big Game Application Process. March 18, 2019 - Big Game Application Period Opens April 29, 2019 - Big Game Application Period Deadline May 6, 2019 - Bonus Point Application and Application Withdrawal Period Closes May 24, 2019 -...
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Whiskeytown Sailing Club to Host 55th Annual Memorial Weekend Regatta
by Whiskeytown Sailing Club, MARCH 11, 2019
Whiskeytown Reservoir

The Whiskeytown Sailing Club will be hosting the 55th Annual Whiskeytown Memorial Weekend Regatta on May 25th and 26th at Whiskeytown Lake. The Regatta is a two- day sailboat race which attracts sailors from all over California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Each year, more than 60 sailors enter their boats in the competition. “There are many sailors and their families that...
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A Three Hour Life - It's Tough Being Wild & Free
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, MARCH 4, 2019



When you live in a mountain wilderness as my wife Laura and I do, you never know what to expect day or night. This seems especially true when living among free-roaming wild horses as we have for these past five-years. It was in the pre-dawn light of March 1st (2019) that I spied a mare laying down in what seemed a...
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