Category: Off-Season

From the Chesapeake to the Rocky Mountains, Montana Grant shares America’s best hunting and fishing.


Bees and wasps can quickly ruin your day. These stinging insects can quickly cause pain, and potential death. As Fall arrives, outdoorsmen can have close encounters. Checking out duck blinds, deer stands, boat docks, canoes, gardens, lawns, or just hiking


Now don’t get me wrong, I love nature and most of God’s creatures. Buzzards, or Turkey Vultures, may be my new least favorite critter. Especially at the Susquehanna State Park below Conowingo Dam. This location is a wonderful access for


Most sad, mean, hateful, and miserable people do not fish! They stew in their own sorrowful swill and find ways to lower the bar to their level. Instead of using their energy and resources to do good, they find ways


Trout season is not over. Stocking continues, and the fish are scrappier and bigger than ever! Today I fished the North Branch of Muddy Creek in Pennsylvania.  I have fond memories of this creek from fishing with my Dad, and


Now is the time to shake the fat off the booty! Hopefully you have been gradually losing some pounds and stayed active through the spring and summer. With hunting season just around the corner, we need to start getting our

What To Do ???

There are so many outdoor activities available at this time of the year that we sometimes have trouble enjoying them all. As the seasons change, perhaps Spring offers the most opportunity for outdoor fun. I am sure that the winter

Clean up after your pets

I love my dogs! All pets show us love by leaving presents around the yard. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could find a way to avoid them? When working in the yard, I always make a quick patrol around

Winter Wood!

Campfires, woodstoves, and fireplaces have to eat in order to heat! The best fuel must be dry and available when it is needed. That means some early preparation is necessary. Cutting and splitting firewood is a “rite of passage”. Not

My New Rod!

I bought an ultra-lite fishing rod kit in 2001. For whatever reason, I never built it until a month ago. This special rod would have a larger stripper guide and be my new “Trout Wand”! It came out perfectly.  Building

Opening Day!

The last few weeks marked the Opening Day for Trout Season in Pennsylvania and Maryland! Needless to say, I am not the only fisherman on the stream. Everyone shows up to take their first cast of the year.  The banks