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Gilliland, Steve

Snow; Love it or hate it

As I sit here this morning in the warm comfort of my living room watching the snow flakes fall, I’m reminded just how magnificent...

Farming Everglades Style

One of the many fond memories I have growing up as an Ohio farm kid was of something called John Deere Days. Back in...

Beaver on a Stick

The first year I trapped beavers here in Kansas was a terribly dry year, much like 2022 was, but I learned just how resourceful...

Farm Kid Rabbit Hunting

During the 1960’s there was an oil boom in Morrow County, Ohio where we grew up, and either there were no regulations on anything...

What Next?

Tuesday morning, I harvested this year’s deer, a 2 ½ year old buck just right for the freezer. The morning hunts were not without...

Operation Game Thief

About this time each year, with numerous hunting and trapping seasons in full swing, we begin to hear and read stories that all center...

A Week of Reminiscing

Last week was a week of reminiscing. First of all, all five of us siblings were able to get together for a few days,...

The Great Coon’ Bait Caper

When it comes to eating habits, raccoons are a lot like teenage boys; they’ll eat anything that smells good, and a lot of things...

What’s In Your Chimney?

Every fall, when we start seeing the starlings and blackbirds gathering in big groups that swirl and dance across the sky, I think about...

Yup, You Just Never know When You Might Need it

Just today at a 90th birthday celebration for a member of our community, some of us sat around a table discussing our tendencies to...
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