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  • November 17, 2010

    Bear Victim Sues Guide, Church Group-21

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    As hunters, we have to accept that there is a certain amount of inherent risk involved our sport. After all, we're dealing with mother nature, and she can be as powerful as she is unpredictable.

    Most hunters get this. Most of us understand that when we go afield we alone are responsible for our actions and their given consequences. But this isn't always the case.

    Virgil Massey, of Barstow, California, is suing a Montana guide and a church group following a tragic hunt he went on in 2007 -- during the hunt he was mauled by a grizzly and lost his eye.

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  • November 11, 2010

    Mountain Lion Sighting in Delaware-3

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    For years mountain lions have been popping up in the Midwest and Northeast outside of their normal home ranges. Now police are investigating a lion sighting in Pike Creek, Delaware, which is located just 41 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

    A 45-year-old man was walking his dog just after midnight on Wednesday when he spotted a cougar watching him from beneath a tree. The man's dog began acting strangely and tried to pull him toward a nearby wooded area. That's when the man spotted the lion, according to msn.com.

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  • November 9, 2010

    Fish America: National Parks-0

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    Before I left on my trip back in May, a friend suggested that I make sure to hit as many National Parks as I could along my way. At the time, I didn’t give it too much thought; I was too focused on the fish. Then, in Meeker, Colorado, I stayed with guide John Kobald. I was given a guest room that doubled as a library, and unable to sleep, perhaps because of some excitement at the prospect of big brown trout on the fly the next morning, I started flipping through a hardcover copy of a book entitled These Rare Lands, by Stan Jorstad. It was a visual journey through America’s national park system, and the images seemed almost surreal.

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  • November 5, 2010

    Gator Attack and Dog CPR-0

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    The Tampa Tribune has reported a story that describes the true bond between a man and his dog. Tom Martino was walking Lizabeth, his Jack Russell terrier, near the Hillsborough River in Florida when a six-foot four-inch alligator grabbed the dog.

    Luckily Martino had a concealed and carry permit and started shooting at the water near the gator to scare it away. Martino was able to wrestle his dog away from the alligator.

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