Gunpowder and Graphite

Monthly Archives: May 2013

     I can’t seem to catch a break with spring fishing this year. Every time I go out I have to contend with unusually cold air and water temps, high water levels, rain or all three. This weekend was no exception. The Battenkill was running high with swift current due to the rain the night and day before. Water clarity was surprisingly good. I would estimate the temp around 50 degrees and… Read More

     Do to the nature of my schedule my last weekend of turkey hunting was the 18th and 19th. I was in Otsego County, NY hunting a location I have hunted many times before. At 4:30 I was set up and ready to go. Birds were gobbling and yelping from the roost which I found a bit surprising; usually there is not that much activity by this time in the season. I… Read More

     A few weeks ago I completed loading 65 rounds of 30-06 hunting ammunition. This is the culmination of my first reloading experience, which began late last summer. At this point I feel I can declare myself competent and have learned a few things about the process that I wish I had known when I first took it up. The most time consuming aspect of reloading ammunition is getting started, which is exactly as it should… Read More