Pistols for Deadly Predators

Many year’s ago I read a very informative article on what weapons should be carried when traveling in big predator country occupied with bears, wolves or lions. I later thought much about this when I lived in Alaska and had to select my own weapons to carry, so now I’d like to share some insight into this subject that could possibly save your life. It would be grand if I could recall the exact story I read…

"Pistols for Deadly Predators"

Groovy Outdoors Radio – Episode 2

Grandpa McIver – Patriarch of the McIver Clan Groovy Outdoors podcast on everything in the great outdoors with host and adventurer Kevin Lee McIver. Come experience hunting, fishing, camping, cooking, hiking, biking, shooting, skiing, travel and more as you trek with Kevin across the wild outdoors. In this podcast, Kevin recalls a story from his youth that included a lesson from Grandpa McIver for the young trio of cousins: Kevin, Mike and Brian who were…

"Groovy Outdoors Radio – Episode 2"

Deadwood and Wild Bill Hickok

I travelled out west over the summer to visit the Battle of Little Bighorn National Battlefield. During my trip I also visited many historic locations including Wounded Knee and Deadwood. History buffs and movie watchers know about Deadwood as it was where famed gunman and lawman “Wild Bill” Hickok was murdered in 1876. Check back soon to read more about my trip to see America’s Wild West. Interesting links: Books on Wild Bill Visit Historic Deadwood City…

"Deadwood and Wild Bill Hickok"

Indiana’s Rose Island at Charleston State Park

Charleston State Park near Charleston, Indiana, affords day hikers, picnickers, fisherman, campers, and historians many opportunities to explore. Some 13 miles of trails rated easy to rugged ensure hikers can do a leisurely mile to combining several trails that include fairly steep climbs through the hills overlooking the Ohio River. For historians and those just wanting a glimpse into the past, you can walk down to Rose Island. Rose Island was a famous recreation area…

"Indiana’s Rose Island at Charleston State Park"