Garmin catches up (and then some)

Garmin is bringing its down- and side-scanning sonar technology to the marine electronics market, calling them DownVü and SideVü. You can expect near-picture-quality views of the fresh- or saltwater world beneath and off to both sides of your boat like those you’ve been seeing on the screens of other manufacturers’ units. […]

Deer Hunting

Preparation meets opportunity

When selecting a monthly topic for Happy Trails, my usual goal is to write about something that will allow me to share the knowledge and experience that I have gained through more than 40 years of chasing whitetails. I also like to provoke thought and discussion about certain topics and issues. […]

Deer Hunting

Micro plots have a niche

In an attempt to be sneaky at my deer camp, last year I decided to put up a couple of hidden stands and I bought two Millennium T-100 lightweight tripods. While only 10 feet high from the seat position they are remarkably easy to hide along woodland edges. […]