Sports: Off the Porch

Sep. 07, 2013 @ 04:19 AM

A tale of two cedars

My first affiliation with the two cedar trees alongside Billy Lagle’s driveway was well over 20 years ago.

Aug. 31, 2013 @ 02:45 AM

The definition of sportsmanship

I love every day of what I do.

Aug. 24, 2013 @ 04:30 AM

Fast times at Rock Castle

Aug. 17, 2013 @ 04:39 PM

Best of the Carolina Gun Shows coming up

My first experience at a gun show was in the old War Memorial Coliseum, in Winston Salem. 

Aug. 11, 2013 @ 07:05 PM

Lady Luck is the Queen of Camp Perry

I checked the scope one more time as the line official announced our time would begin when the targets appeared.

Aug. 03, 2013 @ 06:08 PM

Lost? Not me

I remember scouting for deer in the mountains of Montgomery County with my friend, Joe Clodfelter about thirty years ago.


Jul. 29, 2013 @ 11:38 PM

Boondocking at the Boone Lake docks for big stripers

The tip of the rod dipped down, almost into the water from the strike. Like the previous fish, this was a good one.

Jul. 20, 2013 @ 05:23 PM

You don’t have to catch fish to have fun

The temperature was just below 70. The banks were lined in lush green vegetation and, in spite of all the recent rain we’ve had, the water in Oak Hollow Lake was remarkably clear. 

Jul. 13, 2013 @ 08:02 PM

Convergence: Why your zero is only correct at two distances

It’s a common misconception that once a bullet leaves the muzzle of a gun, it rises. 

Jul. 06, 2013 @ 05:43 PM

Spanish party pandemonium

Jun. 29, 2013 @ 08:46 PM

Mr. Williams and the hundred dollar bill

James Williams was grumpy, even for a guy who works in a tackle shop.


Jun. 22, 2013 @ 04:56 PM

Jeff Quinn, do what you love, love what you do

There is an old adage, if you like what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.

Jun. 15, 2013 @ 05:51 PM

Summer catfish are better than hot dogs

A boat anchored in an eddy drifts a bit, no matter how well it’s anchored.

Jun. 08, 2013 @ 04:36 PM

Stealing a bird dog, maybe crime does pay

Doctor Dick White was sitting at his usual T-Ville Diner booth and Uncle Evander stopped by his table to chat.

Jun. 01, 2013 @ 03:06 PM

Oak Hollow youth fishing derby changes young lives

In my travels as an outdoor writer, I come into contact with a lot of outdoor people.