Archive | January, 2013

Giving up on a Favorite Hunting Spot

Finding a New Place to Hunt ©2012 by Pat Wray   At the end of this elk season I finally made a decision I probably should have made two years ago.  I decided to stop hunting the area where I’ve pitched my elk camp for the past eight years and find someplace new.  This was […]

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Hunting Chukars with Horses

        Hunting Chukars with Horses ©2012 by Pat Wray   “It will be exciting, Dad.  A real adventure!” I was overwhelmed by a sense of déjà vu when I heard those words from my son, Corky.  As a younger man, I often used a similar message to talk friends into doing things […]

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Well, it’s been a while.  I headed over to the John Day on my last hunt, back in mid-December.  Two friends and I stayed in Fossil, then hunted east of Fossil, near Service Creek and near Twickenham.  I actually only participated on the last day; I came down with the flu on the first day […]

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