Moose Lottery This Weekend….. Do Ya Feel Lucky?

I’ve been entering this lottery for probably close to 30 years now.  I’ve been drawn twice so I have no reason to expect lady luck to smile on me again … Continue Reading →

Turkeys Strutting their Stuff

Trip to the mountains of North Carolina this weekend and I found plenty of strutting action going on. I’ve already filled my tags for the year so the camera was … Continue Reading →

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A St Patrick’s Day Recipe Tundra Swan Pot Pie

St. Patrick’s Day has always been a big day since I was a wee little lad when the lucky leprechaun would visit and leave us green milk for our morning … Continue Reading →


Turkey Hunting and The “50 Yard Gun”

Not all that long ago a “50 yard” shot at a turkey with a shotgun was widely considered irresponsible and unethical. But today with the advancement in chokes and loads … Continue Reading →


Days like Today get me excited for Turkey Season

  A sunny gorgeous day like today makes me anticipate the opening of turkey season which is about a month away now for us in here in North Carolina.  Youth … Continue Reading →


Welcome To Updated Blog

Today is the relaunch of my blog Moose Droppings.  In the past I have been part of a network but today I set out on my own.  You can expect … Continue Reading →


Bruins of North Carolina

Eastern North Carolina is known for its big bears and NCWRC has done a great job managing this animal.   This past season some changes in the laws around bear hunting … Continue Reading →


NC Elk

The reintroduction of elk into North Carolina has been so far successful.  A small but growing herd is in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and surrounding lands. You can … Continue Reading →

A successful Day

Swan Hunt 2015

Another year I missed having my number drawn to get a tundra swan tag.  So I went along with my camera in tow to capture the action.  The hunt took … Continue Reading →