Spring 2017 Update and Gallery 1

Howdy friends, Excess here for your Spring 2017 update and gallery. Boy, what a spring.  As I traipsed in to purchase my sportsman’s pack I had visions of filling each of these Idaho tags in my hand!  Spring bear, spring turkey, so many great options that I was looking forward to! While I did make […]

New Gear 2015

The new year brings in new gear 2015.  I still like to think that we are the champions of the mid-range gear arena, and we will continue to try and determine what the best bang for the buck is when buying our gear, and hope to pass that knowledge along.  The improvement in gear from 2013 […]

A quick word about Plano Customer Service

Anyone who has reasonable expectations, and cares for their things properly still experience broken gear, and this has led me to this quick word about Plano Customer Service.  These are probably the guys who made your tackle box, or your other gear boxes. I have had a 44 Magnum (1444) satchel tackle box for about […]

1444 Plano Satchel

August September Hunting and Fishing in Idaho

August September Hunting and Fishing in Idaho Update and Photo Dump

Welcome to the August September Hunting and Fishing in Idaho update and photo dump.   Without drawing my controlled hunt, I am planning to get my fix through my brothers cow elk draw in Nevada later this year.  August had some fishing, though slow it was steady, and September has led to a great time with […]


If you have seen the picture on our home page of our 2013 deer camp, you see why my brother and I both came to the conclusion that we needed real tents, enter the Kodiak Canvas 6010 Tent Review.  The Coleman dome tents that I have owned a couple of over the years have their […]