Tying the Olive Grizzly dry fly pattern.

Tying the Olive Grizzly dry fly pattern.

This Olive Grizzly dry fly is a pattern I created based on a pattern I found over on FlyTyingForum.com.  I modified the colors to match the material I had on hand.  The image shows the pattern in both size 12 and size 16.  I tye this with both black and...
Ray’s Beef Jerky Recipe

Ray’s Beef Jerky Recipe

I have wanted to visit the Mingan Islands for years now.  I decided the time was right for a photographic road trip! I will be camping for about a week without much access to electricity so I wanted to bring foods that will not need to be kept cold.  First up Beef...
Snowshoeing and hunting… and the killer rabbit.

Snowshoeing and hunting… and the killer rabbit.

On Friday December 28 I went up to my friend Paul's chalet on Baie Ignace – Lac Taureau for a 3 day snowshoeing/hunting weekend. We arrived at the chalet Friday around 1 PM. It was sunny and -6C outside and -8C inside. After getting a fire going and the...
A walk in the woods with coyotes and deer

A walk in the woods with coyotes and deer

Out for a walk yesterday and found the final resting place of a deer about 500 feet behind my parent’s house. There is a bit more than 2.5 feet of snow and the deer’s legs go all the way to the ground as the snow is very soft. There is a small crust about...

Icy maple

Icy maple, originally uploaded by canadian_photography. Freezing rain coated all the branches on my maple tree. Shot before sunrise.

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