Wisconsin – Dan Durbin

Hunting documentary wins Sundance Film Festival

When you think of the Sundance Film Festival, you picture a crowd of liberal, Prius-driving artsy folk showing up sipping Starbucks. There are most likely scarves and berets, too. That’s why when I read a headline that a hunting video won the 2012 Shorts Competition at Sundance, I just about tipped over – like some of the wild game did…

Hunting with my son

I had not been that stoked for deer hunting in years. It’s not that I had a huge buck patterned. In fact, I didn’t know what to expect because I was hunting a new spot, albeit with generous deer sign. The reason for my giddiness was that I was going to sit my first gun-deer-opener with Hunter, my 10-year-old son….

New Catch and Release Bass Season

Sometimes a person has to consider if the "means to an end" can justify "the end." It can be a dangerous scenario. A bill is being considered right now authored by Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc that would establish a catch-and-release season for bass fishing from the first Saturday in March through the Sunday preceding the first Saturday in May…