Columnist John Schandelmeier explains how beavers survive Alaska winters and why they are important, both historically and ecologically.
Outdoors columnist John Schandelmeier argues for annual review of a number of moose and caribous populations in the state.
Columnist John Schandelmeier examines not only the lost or know-how but the ability to execute the skills passed down from one generation to another.
Outdoors columnist John Schandelmeier recounts his adventures with a new hunting dog on the duck and moose openers.
It’s cold and rainy, but columnist John Schandelmeier gives a report of hunting, fishing and even berry picking.
Outdoors columnist John Schandelmeier advocates for a more nimble response when climatic and other factors affect populations.
Outdoor columnist John Schandelmeier braved the crowds to give his view from high atop the Ferris wheel.
Outdoors columnist John Schandelmeier gives tips on where to locate your fire, how to prepare your materials and what pitfalls to avoid.
Columnist John Schandelmeier writes that even during record runs, mechanical issues and just plain old bad luck can remove some of the luster.
Columnist John Schandelmeier goes through the methods, from simple truck camping to the pared-back style of an outing on a boat or hunt.
Columnist John Schandelmeier writes about the transition from the early days of fishing with traps and primitive nets to the modern machinery used to fish in Alaska’s premier sockeye salmon fishery.
Columnist John Schandelmeier details the good and the bad of early summer fishing, along with a prod to get out and catch them.
Outdoors columnist John Schandelmeier provides a rundown on bears, fishing, mountains, mosquitoes and more.
Columnist John Schandelmeier explores the arguments for development or conservation and the importance of true wilderness.
Columnist John Schandelmeier offers tips on constructing with bent nails and building materials on hand, along with building methods that can save money.