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Editor’s Note: Off the beaten path.

— By Andrew Johnson I have an older brother and an older sister, and while we were growing up my mother had a unique way...

Editor’s Note: Using technology to bridge the gap between kids and the outdoors

By Andrew Johnson, Outdoor Forum Editor — In mid-July my son and I were driving home from his baseball tournament along some back roads when...

Editor’s Note: Crappies, cigar smoke and fishing with dad …

This column is a retread from a piece I wrote a few years ago for Father’s Day. Some of you have probably read it...

Editor’s Note: Icons.

By Andrew Johnson I learned how to tie a fishing knot before I learned how to tie my shoes. My father called it the “fisherman’s...

Editor’s Note: Celebrate the hunt.

By Andrew Johnson First light was only a few minutes old when I heard the crisp bark of a rifle cascade across the rolling terrain....

Editor’s Note: What’s next?

By Andrew Johnson After months of waiting, the spectacle of pheasant season is once again upon us here in the Dakotas, albeit under somewhat cloudy...

Editor’s Note: The long and winding road.

By Andrew Johnson I have an older brother and an older sister, and while we were growing up my mother had a unique way of...

Editor’s Note: Is it fall yet?

By Andrew Johnson I own a couple shotguns, which is more than some people, I guess, and probably not as many as others. I love guns....

Editor’s Note: The summer lull — we’ve got you covered

By Andrew Johnson With the school year being over and summer activities in full swing, many people are taking advantage of the warmer weather we’ve...

Editor’s Note: Gone fishin’

By Andrew Johnson A recent South Dakota Supreme Court ruling on nonmeandered waters has the fishing community literally reeling. The decision stems from a lawsuit...