The Hunt for Pumba

The Hunt for Pumba

BY TOM MITCHELL © 2024 by Wild M Brands, LLC.  All rights reserved. I was confident my plan, to be in my stand before it rained and hunt while it rained, would work. Bowhunting legend Fred Bear’s 6th Commandment is “A rainstorm isn’t a reason to quit the hunt. It’s a reason to stay.” I was taking it a step further: rain was the reason to hunt!...

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Finding and Catching River Smallmouth Bass

Finding and Catching River Smallmouth Bass

By Ben Mitchell © 2023 by Wild M Brands, LLC.  All rights reserved.   What are smallmouth bass? Smallmouth bass are a black bass member of the sunfish family, joining America’s favorite freshwater gamefish, the largemouth bass.  What is the difference between a smallmouth and a largemouth?  As the name suggests, smallmouth bass do have a smaller...

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Backpacking the Wallowa Mountains

Backpacking the Wallowa Mountains

By Jake Mitchell © 2023 by Wild M Brands, LLC.  All rights reserved. There is something exhilarating about donning a backpack, lacing up the boots, and immersing deep into nature.  In a world free from cellphones, tablets, laptops, or TV, the Wallowa Mountains in Oregon offer a unique and unforgettable journey for both seasoned backpackers and...

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Bears and Campsites

Bears and Campsites

By Tom Mitchell © 2023 by Wild M Brands, LLC. All rights reserved. Camping allows us to disconnect with busyness and reconnect with nature at ground level, enjoy a warm campfire at night, and wake to cool, crisp mornings in fresh air. However, one aspect of camping that can evoke a mix of excitement and concern are bear encounters. Understanding...

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