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Due to knee, back and hip problems, I haven’t slept in a tent for four to five years. It was always a great experience, sleeping on the ground on ensolite pads in small tents in remote locations. Having good equipment and being worn out from a... Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

Steop Outside Ice Fishing Part One

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In southern Canada’s ice-fishing season, lakes have been traditionally dotted with wooden ice huts or shanties. These are frozen in places with propane or home-built oil drip stoves to keep the anglers warm. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing


August 28, 2014

If it’s in your budget, a fly-in sheep hunt avoids a lot of work.In many cases you can land at about 5,000 feet of elevation, and that saves carrying all your gear up through the forest, willow, and buck-brush. The flight also puts you in a more Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

Now that you've selected a tent and figured out how to set it up, let's consider some more tips to get the best use out of it and to make it last for many years. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

If you are interested in sheep-hunting or high country backpacking, then your tent may be the most important item you will ever own. Suffer through bad weather and your attention will quickly be drawn to the difference between low and high quality te Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

As we get closer to the time when Dawson sees an influx of summer workers, I thought I would take this week to reflect on the glory that was Tent City. To begin with, there has been a summer housing crunch in Dawson from at least the 1970s on. Read more

Dawson City

This story was told by Hawk, when birds an' animals used to talk. There was Loon and Crow, with no colours to show. Read more

Old Crow

The camping season here in the Yukon is well underway and, so far, under lots of warm weather and blue sky. When we head out to the campgrounds, one of our favourite activities is to check out the various ways people choose to crash for the night. Read more

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