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Colorado Archery Hunt- Taxidermy Trails Ep. 2

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Colorado, Colorado, Go West U.S., North America, Places to Trek | 0 comments

http://youtu.be/qkVxu_Xt3Cs This is one of the end results of my time spent living out West, while working as a cameraman for the television show Taxidermy Trails. During this time, I traveled with, Archery Hunter and President of the Pennsylvania Institute of Taxidermy, Dan Bantley to multiple locations to document his hunts and outdoor travels. To read other stories about the making of this show go to- The Full Process-The full process of hunting, skinning, and butchering a kill. The Moose Hunt-Story about the excitement of Montana Moose hunting. Missouri Breaks- Story about hunting elk in the Missouri Breaks located  in Eastern Montana. Eastern Montana and the Missouri Breaks- My first hunting experience in the Missouri Breaks First Day Out In Montana- My close encounter with a mountain lion.  ...

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Reenacting the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Civil War, Go East USA, Journalism Today, North America, Places to Trek | 0 comments

“There’s so many stars up there.” “What?” I opened my eyes and watched the stars spin before my eyes and then come to a stop. The whiskey was still fresh on my breath.”Yea, its been a while since I’ve seen that many stars”Above me, dressed in blue pants, a checkered shirt, a long beard, and old eyes gazing at the sky, stood a Union Civil War soldier. “Mind if I sit down beside you here.” “Sure, I was about to go to sleep, but I’m awake now.” He hit the ground, like a ton of bricks, and sprawled out on the grass next to the fire. I could tell right away he was hammered off his ass. “I used to live in the mountains.” “Oh? Did you now” “Yea back in the sixties. A bunch of us moved into...

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Go West Continued…Western South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Go West U.S., Montana, Places to Trek, South Dakota | 0 comments

Left Brookings, South Dakota and my great girlfriend on Saturday and headed West towards Montana where I will be filming a wildlife/hunting show for the next three months. During the 12 hour drive to Billings, Montana I moved through the plains of the Northwest and watched the gradual change in the landscape.  While travelling many of the same paths as the Lewis and Clarke expedition I felt as if I was living a history book. Many of the rivers and mountains I stopped to photograph were historical markers where either Lewis, Clarke, or Sacagawea had paved the way West. While travelling across the plains I began to grasp the harshness of the terrain. The dry climate has caused a land void of life and full of run down remnants of past boom days.  Old crumbling ranches, abandoned cars, and rusty farm equipment litter...

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