the sugar shack
Deep snows in February
BPB at Perham Rondy
archers at the rondy
fun at the rondy
The snowshoes were busy in February.
Where are the grouse?
Winter camping in the BWCA.
fun and friends at the Rondy.
Adam in the solo boat
moose in the BWCA
maple syrup time!
Adam’s 1st deer
Deer camp from “The Grade”; Adam’s first year. Classic, from the left: Win. ’94 in 30-30, 30-06 Mauser action, Marlin 336 in 30-30.
Cottontail taken with Lynx’s 36 cal Southern Mt rifle while beagling with Buddy, aka “the Rabbinator”.
- Lynx adjusting a snowshoe binding while pursuing cottontails and snowshoe hare near Buckman, MN. He’s carrying a TC Scout rifle in 50 caliber. This is during the pre-history of the BPB
- Snowshoe with a cottontail taken with his 50 cal Kentucky rifle.
Lynx waiting for a bushytail to show.
Lynx plying Sucker Creek for the BPB “official” fish, brook trout.
Snowshoe with a nice brown trout from the Whitewater River, SE MN.
Lynx with a fly-caught brown, SE MN.
BPB made accoutrements for Lynx’s 36 cal Southern Mt. rifle. Cowhide pouch, deer antler measure, bison powder horn. The knife became a prize at our annual Avon Hills Black Powder Shoot.
Lynx getting help while lacing a pair of Ojibwa snowshoes.
Our main form of transportation in the woods when the white stuff is deep.
The BPB at the Perham Rondy. Left to right: Wolf, Lynx, Puma.
Brother Wolf at the Rondy up in Perham, MN.
Puma sends one downrange during our annual Rondy in the Avon Hills.
Cottontail, 50 cal Kentucky rifle, Snowshoe’s fine custom homemade possibles bag, paper birch, snow on the ground, brisk day. Ahhh, good times.
A tipi brought by a local mountain man lended authenticity to this year’s event.
The three amigos; posing with the first ever winner of the Wes Leedahl Memorial Drawing and the prize: a 50 caliber muzzleloader.
Quiz time for the audience.
Who knows what animal this skull came from?
Visitors signing up for shooting events.
Decisions to be made.
And now the students do the teaching.
Two young guns showing off their newly acquired throwing skills.
The muzzle end of a 36 caliber long gun.