Into the Outdoors
Posted by Roger Phillips on January 21, 2015
I'm always interested in people who take on big, difficult challenges, but usually it's in some far-off place, not our own backyard.
That's the beauty of exploration, and I don't mean that on a global scale. Exploration can start anywhere. It's as simple as stepping into the unknown, and that can be across the globe or someplace you've never seen.
This trip report is by Steve Graepel of Boise, who is a contributing editor at Gear Junkie.
Posted by Roger Phillips on January 20, 2015
Look familiar? Maybe not. This is the backcountry at Soldier Mountain. The ski area near Fairfield offers cat ski trips, and they're taking bookings now. You can read all about it on Thursday, but you can also get some details on Soldier's website here.
Posted by Roger Phillips on January 14, 2015
After doing my weekly fishing report for the Jan. 15 Idaho Outdoors, Don Hartman at West Magic Resort sent me this photo taken on Wednesday. Here's what he had to say: "14.4 lbs total, Steve Johns, using baited jigs. Total time: 2.5 hours."
Posted by Roger Phillips on January 12, 2015
If you're getting cabin fever, think of something bigger.
Posted by Roger Phillips on January 9, 2015
Repeat after me: Warm, tropical, sunny.
Posted by Roger Phillips on January 7, 2015
I enjoy ice fishing, and the more time I spend around experienced ice anglers the more I appreciate that skill that talented anglers bring to it. What's really cool is anyone can catch a fish through the ice, but experts take it to a different level. Read more in the Jan. 8 edition of Idaho Outdoors.