Outdoor & Travel

Shed Hunting

Shed hunting. Submitted by Julie Gabrielsonm, Nevada Department of Wildlife The great yearly, scavenger hunt for antlers shed by deer, elk, and moose. After an exhausting rut (mating season) in early winter, males in the elk, deer and moose species experience a significant drop in testosterone levels.  This triggers a specialized […]

ICE FISHING BASICS

By:  Joe Doucette For those anglers new to ice fishing, you are in for a surprise.  It is relaxing, quite easy and much more social than its warm weather cousin.   Contrary to popular myth, ice anglers can use pretty much the same gear that they use during the summer […]

The Osprey

  The Osprey Submitted by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Chapter with Photos by Roger Ports The osprey is a very distinctive fish-hawk, formerly classified with other hawks but now placed in a separate family of its own. The osprey differs in several respects from other raptors. Its toes are […]