I will be out there around the same time as smoke pole season, but I will be chasing deer with a stick and string. Now we have to enjoy dreaming about fall when those seasons finally open, and we can get out there. Hopefully a couple fishing and scouting trips in the mean time to help hold us over until the Most Wonderful Time of the Year is here again!
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...