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Ammo makes a comeback at local stores

I noticed it earlier this month. At our local Walmart, even with their “we have no .22 ammo for sale” sign up, they had 50-round boxes in their sales case. And on my shopping spree to Utah for some new ice fishing gear and tackle, I saw .22 ammo...

 

Jigging techniques for ice fishing

I like catching and releasing a lot of fish and the trout I catch average 15-22 inches. I like to stay in between 10 and 20 feet of water with a few drop offs in between. Structure is a big part of it. If I find this depth of water with drop offs on...

 
 By Fred Uhrich    Opinion    January 7, 2015

Fish finders improve ice fishing catches

Electronics for ice fishing, such as sonar and underwater cameras have really advanced the sport. Fish finders come in price ranges from “ouch” but I want one, to “Holy Cow!” The ones with all the bells and whistles not only have sonar, but...

 

Coyote hunting for the first-time hunter

I am not a professional coyote hunter, nor an expert caller. What follows will help someone new get started if they should choose so. Coyote hunting is a way to extend your hunting season and assist with conservation. For some that have gained the...

 

Ice fishing: tip-ups versus fishing poles

As I was digging through my gear, getting ready for this season and I have come to a conclusion that I am a hoarder. I noticed I have about nine tip-ups left that I hardly use anymore, unless I am heading over South Pass to fish Boysen or Seminole. T...

 

Cooking up a Wyoming outdoor feast

Fishing and hunting are Wyoming’s two main pastimes. After having a successful outing, the number one task is taking care of your game and cooling it down fast. Fishing is easy, depending on what time of the year it is. For the fish you are taking...

 

The joys found through a lifetime of bargain hunting

I really like shopping and don’t mind working on something to get it going again. Here are a few stories from looking for a good deal. My first bargain came about when I was seven years old. Making a deal, I ran into our house yelling to my mom...

 

Riding the trails in southwestern Wyoming

Mud, dirt, sand, snow, rock, and ice. Wait a week and the outdoor conditions will change. Trail riding is one of my favorite things to do, and the trails around Green River have hundreds of miles and places to ride. With an ORV sticker, and license...

 

Gearing up for the upcoming ice fishing season

Once again, ice fishing is right around the corner, and now is the time to go through your ice fishing gear and clean off the cobwebs while there is still good weather before the first safe ice. First, set down and make a check list, this will help y...

 

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