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Seafood & Wild Edible Foraging

I have many fond memories of wandering along the North Eastern sea coast of Maine and Massachusetts with my ol…

Tags: recipes, cooking, Fishing

Running with (from) a Moose

I stood my ground when the moose initially started to charge; not believing it was a real threat. When it was …

Tags: Safety

Common Camp Critters

"Hunters will tell you that a moose is a wily and ferocious forest creature. Nonsense. A moose is a cow drawn …

Bear-Deterrent Know-how and Knick Knacks

Kayakers often wind up in many of the same locales bears do. The streams where ocean paddlers refill their wat…

Tags: Bears, Safety

Battling Bear-phobia

I've had some really bad luck dealing with bears. I'm not sure why. A bear biologist once suggested that it wa…

Tags: Bears, Safety

Battling Bugs!

A couple of hundred yards from the island, the huge fog-like smudge hanging just above the water’s surface slo…

What's Bugging You?

And the black flies, the little black flies Always the black fly no matter where you go I'll die with the bl…

Tags: Safety

Patience Pays!

Patience is like a secure eddy in the middle of a raging rapid.It gives you time to formulate a plan before yo…

Tags: Safety, Bears

Bear Bagging

Keeping your food safe from bears (and other critters) is an important element of any camping trip. Not only d…

Tags: Bears