Blogjam

fall hunt foliage

A fall hunt foiled by foliage

by Steve Galea | October 10, 2017

The early opening of the small game season this year in my area is something I was grateful for. But honestly, I will be far happier hunting during the end of the season. The reason is foliage.

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The new kit in town

by Steve Galea | July 27, 2017

On the weekend, I sold five firearms – and, believe me, it was painful. It was for good reason, however; you see I wasn’t using them as much as I used to. I used the money from the sale to buy a top-of-the line pre-charged pneumatic air rifle.

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Of desperation and luck

by Steve Galea | June 27, 2017

I’m not the kind of outdoorsman who plans on luck, but I have hunted and fished for long enough to know that if you don’t have any, you are well…out of luck.

freezer

The seasons of the freezer

by Steve Galea | March 27, 2017

March 20 marked spring equinox…the day when hours of daylight and nighttime are approximately equal. Strangely enough, that same equilibrium holds true for my freezer.

grouse

Score: Grouse 2, Steve 0

by Steve Galea | November 28, 2016

Around here, an early season grouse hunt tends to be an exercise in futility.

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Getting ready for the duck hunt

by Steve Galea | October 19, 2016

Right about now it’s like the night before Christmas around here. I leave for my annual week of duck hunting tomorrow

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I’ll take the wild game

by Steve Galea | June 13, 2016

Steve Galea explains the benefits of eating wild game over meats bought in a grocery store.

booby lure

My problem with boobies

by Steve Galea | April 14, 2016

I’ve never fished the booby fly, but I have read a lot about them. They say these flies can be deadly…

camp cooking

A matter of taste

by Steve Galea | February 24, 2016

I guess it was just about a week ago that the subject of my camp cooking reared its ugly head once again.