Depredation Elk hunt 2014

We have a program here in Washington State that is called Master Hunter. This program you have to master a weapon/s, dedicate 20 hrs for the 5 year period to conservation and take a test. After you do all this you get chances to haze elk/deer and a few tags. Since I got in the…

Washington DIY bear hunting 2013

Since my bear hunt on the Reservation last year, my thoughts have been on bear hunting. I have had a rifle fixed up by my gunsmith, I bought a pass to access timber company land and I have set trail cameras (lots of elk). We have spent at least a day every week for about 3…

Thought of the Day.

As I sit here and think about my last year’s hunts and some of the medical problems I was having at the time….I look over the effect it had on a couple of my hunts. With my history, two heart attacks, I will never be a back country hunter like Cameron Hanes. My heart does not…

My son’s first buck hunt, Utah 2013

I have been waiting all year for this hunting trip.  Over the year I have been gathering gear for the kid, saving vacation, making plans, waiting for the homecoming party to be over and trying to get the kid excited for the trip. This is going to be my first time being able to teach…

Hunter’s Code of Conduct

  With all of the times I have looked at the hunting regulations, I’m pretty sure I saw these but don’t remember them. Since this is what ‘Chasing Wild Creatures’ is all about, this time I stopped and read through them.  I think that these should be read often, and maybe a contract to sign…