• Rim Rock Country
    by  Lem James

    This is mule deer country. It’s big, open country where miles add up quickly. You need quality binoculars and spotting scopes with time spent ...

  • The Longest Day
    by  Lem James

    At daybreak on the third day of Oregon’s Mule deer season my hunting partner Justin spotted three bucks, including a wide forked horn and a h ...

  • Season's End
    by  Lem James

    With January goes the waterfowl season. Duck season this year was marked by a couple of road trips and was mostly anticlimactic. Waterfowl season w ...

  • The Best Rifle Ever
    by  Lem James

    In a slot with no particular distinction in my gun cabinet sits the best rifle ever. This might be a rather bold claim except that the rifle isn&rs ...

  • An Old Face in the Woods Again
    by  Lem James

    Love it or hate it, there’s an old adversary back in the woods again and I don’t mean that in a bad way. The reintroduction of wolves i ...

  • The First Deer Hunt
    by  Lem James

    I am currently under some small and encouraged pressure from my wife and middle son to help them produce their first deer success in a timely manne ...

  • Living the Life
    by  Lem James

    I have a friend I like to hunt with because of his outright enthusiasm for hunting deer. A year’s worth of planning and several hundred miles of ...