Outdoors columnist Steve Meyer has been haunted by dwindling whitetail ptarmigan numbers. Witnessing a rebound can be a fine reward for a day on the mountain.
Columnist Steve Meyer tells the tale of how he carried around a lead shot in his leg for decades.
Outdoors columnist Steve Meyer has plenty of tales from previous openers, including doing his best retriever impression as a youngster.
Outdoors columnist Steve Meyer’s attempts at a “cast and blast” have generally not been fruitful, but can still be memorable.
Outdoors columnist Steve Meyer advocates for taking the road less traveled in the outdoors, even if it doesn’t always turn out as planned.
After a gap in Jeep ownership in the family, columnist Steve Meyer said the vehicle has brought back an enthusiasm for adventure.
Columnist Steve Meyer writes about his special connection to his father’s rifle and how he intends to honor his father by using it.
Outdoors columnist Steve Meyer considers encounters with wild animals and why the best approach includes vigilance and respect.
Rigby the chocolate Lab may not reach the heights of previous hunting dogs. But that’s just fine, says columnist Steve Meyer.
On a trip to North Dakota, columnist Steve Meyer spotted some handsome birds but was reminded of why he calls Alaska home.
As columnist Steve Meyer embarked on his annual late-spring Interior hunt, he pondered what makes a tradition — and what changes make a tradition better.
Columnist Steve Meyer considers the factors for a dog at retirement age and the conditions under which you may be able to squeeze in that one last hunt.
Different digits make sense, but sometimes you need to know the backstory, even if you don’t want to.
Columnist Steve Meyer examines how animals use their senses to guide their notion of time and what we may be able to learn from them.
It’s been an especially brutal winter for many species, especially moose, as food sources have been difficult to access.