Deer Hunt

There is nothing better than being outdoors and not having to worry about work, bills or any of the other mundane items which so occupy our daily lives.   I spent a week with great friends up at deer camp in Cave Valley this past fall.    Camp fires, lawn chairs, cooking outdoors, hiking, old char coal kilns, the smell of the sage, seeing deer, elk and antelope….heaven on earth. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fly fishing Strawberry

I’ve always loved to fish, especially when I can relax in a float tube.   For years, I have stuck with my cheapO collapsible ultra-light pack rods.  But this past year, my friends convinced me it was time to get a fly rod.   Strawberry was the second trip for this rod.   I had used it a month earlier on a day trip to Nesbit and had a blast with it catching crapi and bluegill. My buddies Don and Trevis and I met some others up there and spent 3 days enjoying beautiful Utah outdoors.   We stayed with my friend David and his family in their home in Woodland and enjoyed their wonderful hospitality, hot showers, good sleeping, but most of all, time visiting with friends and home cooked meals. On the drive home, we were site seeing in the beautiful mountains, enjoying all the fall colors, when we came upon a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]


July 2010, we took the scouts to Havasupai for summer camp.   In the July heat, the 10 mile hike is quite long, especially if you are packing in a weeks worth of provisions.  The falls are beautiful and offer a way to cool off and relax during the hot days.   We enjoyed swimming and cliff jumping.   In the mornings before the heat, we would hike and sight see. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]