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Deer Camp: Family, Friends, Memories, and Two Fine Bucks

Sometimes hunting camp goes smoothly.  Most times, not.  Always, however, time spent in camp with family and friends, surrounded by the wonders of our natural world, is memorable, precious time. Success or failure, tags filled or tag soup, it’s hunting camp. This past November, an overcrowded group of hunters, young and old, gathered at a…

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Crafting Recurves & Longbows in Montana

BY BRYCE LEDBETTER Chester Floyd has a passion for tackling a good challenge. When asked about his passion for recurve bows his broad smile and enthusiasm are contagious. Besides being a full-time fly fishing guide Floyd is also an avid bow hunter and the new owner of RER Traditional Bows. “I’m playing hooky today to…

Joby Sabol and OZ, a red-tailed hawk demonstrate their teamwork on Sabol’s property off Bridger Road near Bozeman last winter.

Learning the Art of Falconry

BY BRYCE LEDBETTER AND STAFF Joby Sabol caught the falconry bug at an early age. “I was struck by this book my father had when I was six or seven,” he recalls. The book, The New Hunters Encyclopedia that originally piqued his interest is long lost. Only recently did he find another copy of the…