Okeechobee Blues

For my friends and anglers that keep asking why the Florida Bay and Florida Keys water has turned to dog crap, the answer is… wait for it…HUMANS! But don’t take my word for it. Follow Carl Hiaasen, Flip Pallot, Sandy Moret, Andy Mill. They can...

The Lion in Winter

Hearing a lot of mountain lion chatter lately. Since I used to chase them around a little, I will offer some tidbits. A lion track shows four toes equally spaced and usually does not show claws. The print looks round. Coyote, dog and wolf tracks show the two middle...

2-16-24 Montana SNOTEL

Recent snowfall has helped…but still well below normal for Upper Madison drainage. There has been some decent snow last couple of days in West Yellowstone area and the park. You can see the Sun River area is hurting and Upper Clark Fork/Bitterroot not much...

Yellowstone Lake Cutthroat Recovery Update

Studies identify factors that may impede Yellowstone Lake cutthroat recovery indefinitely Mike Koshmrl, WyoFile.com 8 hrs ago Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Cam Sholly nets Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout for tagging in August 2023. (NPS / Jacob W. Frank)...

Top Ten Montana Birds

Through the years a guy gets kind of attached to certain birds…just some that make an impression…they stick with you…my Top Ten Montana Bird List: #10. Steller’s Jay     A secretive type…I would see them in the Montana hills at altitude in elk...