Good To-Go Meals – Now Available in Canada

  New (and Tasty) Backpack Meal Options for Canadians In my recent article Backpack Cuisine for Outdoor Canada‘s 2017 Adventure issue, I explored the options for how to travel light but eat well on a backcountry adventure. Over the years I have tried most of the brands of commercial freeze-dried meals. Some were okay. Others were blah. But there’s […]

Nokomis Craft Ales

Nokomis Craft Ales The wooden exterior, a rustic patchwork of amber, blonde and brown, greets me as I approach the newly opened Nokomis Craft Ales brewery. Whether by chance or design, these warm tones excite my taste buds for the ales awaiting within. Situated in Nokomis, Saskatchewan – home of “The Best Water in the […]

SHOT Show 2014 New and Interesting Products

SHOT Show 2014 has come and gone. As always there are a plethora of cool gadgets, gear, and components to match every taste and budget. The following are a subset of products I found interesting from my travels through the show. Shooting Products Sights See All Open Sights has developed an open sight that really […]

Saskatchewan Spring Field Report

2014 Spring Snow Goose and Field Conditions April 23 Update: Heavy rain today. While the weather may alter snow goose behaviour somewhat I don’t suspect it has changed the number of birds in the area. Travel on the gravel roads will be difficult until we have had some warm dry weather. April 22 Update: Today […]

SHOT Show 2013

Also see my SHOT Show 2014 Report I’ve returned home from my first SHOT Show and what an experience it was! The vast array of businesses was simply astounding. Products ranged from simple, yet effective, hand held clay target throwers, to state of the art precision guided rifles. There were complete product lines of clothing […]

Cabela’s: Saskatoon Grand Opening May 10, 2012

Cabela’s opened another Canadian Store this week in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. This is the third Canadian Cabela’s store to open in the Canadian marketplace, the first two being Winnipeg, MB and Edmonton, AB. Saskatoon is Saskatchewan’s largest city with a population of 260,600.  According to Cabela’s staff the choice for bringing a store to Saskatchewan […]

Brownells Affiliate

I am pleased to announce I am a now an affiliate member of Brownells, Sinclair International and Brownells Law Enforcement Division at  I have dealt with both Brownells and Sinclair for several years as a supplier for my shooting, handloading, and gunsmithing interests. Brownells – the parent company has three divisions: Brownells carries firearms […]

Welcome and Season’s Greetings

Welcome to I have migrated my blog from Outdoor Blogger to as of December 18th, 2011. I have a wide variety of outdoor interests including photography, hunting, shooting, fishing, handloading, camping, hiking, wildlife, and cooking, to name some of the main ones. You can look forward to seeing posts about all of these topics […]

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