Tag Archives: canoe

Missouri River Trip 2017

Day One – 6/30/17, Aaron & I left home about 6 pm and drove to Wheatland, WY where we got a room for the night.    Day Two – 7/1/17, We traveled across Wyoming to Billings, MT where we stopped … Continue reading

Posted in American Mountain Men, Events, Historical Clothing and Equipment, Hunting & Trapping | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

My Brown Bess

When I got married in 1981, we took our honeymoon around Lake Superior.  We visited all of the historic sites we could find.  At Fort Michilimackinac, we saw the Great Lakes fur trade first hand and watched a man shoot … Continue reading

Posted in American Mountain Men, Historical Clothing and Equipment, Hunting & Trapping, Shooting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Green River 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016, I met Aaron Griggs and Tom Karnuta in Buena Vista, CO at 6:00 AM and we headed west toward Green River, Utah. We arrived at 11:30 AM in time for lunch at Ray’s Tavern before heading … Continue reading

Posted in American Mountain Men, Events, Historical Clothing and Equipment, Hunting & Trapping | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

A Canoe Trip on the Guadalupe

May 8 – 13, 2016 – I joined 3 men for a canoe trip down the Guadalupe River in south Texas. We all met at the take-out site near Nursery, TX on Sunday, May 8. I brought with me a Red Drum and … Continue reading

Posted in American Mountain Men, Historical Clothing and Equipment, Hunting & Trapping, Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Lacing the Canoe

Recently, I purchased a Birch bark replica canoe from John Lindman of the Bark Canoe Store in Spokane, Washington.  He supplied me with the artificial Watap (Indian word for Spruce root)  and instructions on how to lace the gunnels. The … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Clothing and Equipment | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments