Author: Montana Grant

A NEW FISHER!!!

Fishers and hunters are made, not born. Sure, some folks tend to have interests and desires to celebrate the outdoors, but it may require a mentor or guide. For generations, potential candidates have been shown the trailheads to the watersheds

LOPIN!!!

This weekend is the beginning of Montana’s antelope hunt. If you received a tag for an applied area, or plan to head east for a more open antelope area, it is time to get ready to head afield. Weather is

MONTANA GRANT’S BIRTHDAY!!!

None of us like to think about how old we are. The other day I went to the Dr. for my annual checkup and they needed me to fill out a form. “What is your age?” Who cares. I never

MONTANA GRANDPA!!!

You know you are getting old when you officially become a Grandparent. Most of my buddy’s brag about their Grandkids. “It is the best thing that ever happened to me!” I hope they are right. Montana Jessie, my daughter, and

BIG DUMP!!!

  BIG APPLE DUMPLINGS are the best. Deserts at hunting and fishing camp are always important. We all enjoy S’mores, cobblers, and campfire baked treats. Try this crazy recipe at home or on your next outdoor adventure. I was taught

CATCH and RELEASE

Fishermen never catch enough fish! The only way to learn to catch more fish is catch more fish! We can’t eat everything we catch, so throw some back to catch another day. Wicked Tuna is a reality fishing show that

HOW TO TAKE A KID FISHING!!!

“I GOTTA BITE!” Nothing is more fun than catching a fish. The feel of a bite, the bend of the rod and the sound of a screaming reels drag are lifelong memories. We may forget the place, we may forget

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SIZE MATTERS!!!

  How BIG is BIG ENOUGH for your rod? This depends on what fishing rods we are talking about. If you talk to fly fishermen, Spey rod fishermen, bass fishermen, or spin fishermen, “cane polers”, or backpackers, ideal size will

COOKING a CAMPFIRE TURKEY!

Gobbling up turkeys is not just about filling your tag. Turkeys are also great to eat. When we go on our annual turkey trip to eastern Montana, harvested turkeys rarely return home. They end up on the menu! Once a

WHAT the HECK!!!

I read the other day that the outdoor population of Southwest Montana are responsible for the most violations of outdoor laws! Hunting, boating, and fishing violations are varied, abundant, and important. Honest Sportsmen are embarrassed by the thoughtless, dishonest, and

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