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Montana Grant


Montana Grant is a retired Educator, Consultant, Naturalist, Guide, and freelance writer, he spends much of his time sharing and teaching about the great outdoors. For more Montana Grant, visit his blog at

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Thu. Nov. 1st, 2018

When Things Get Tough Get Outdoors

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Most sad, mean, hateful, and miserable people have few hobbies or outdoor interests! They stew in their own lonely and sorrowful swill while searching for ways to lower the bar to their level. Instead of using their energy and resources to do…

Mon. Oct. 1st, 2018

Skunk Be Gone!

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Unwanted encounters between dogs and skunks are way too common. Sadly, most skunks in Montana, and other states are likely to be carrying rabies. It is essential that your dog have its rabies vaccination. Rabies can cause death. Horses can…

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018

And So It (Hunting Season) Begins...

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HUNTING SEASON IS FINALLY HERE!!! Sportsmen are celebrating their annual ritual of venturing into the outdoors. We only have so many seasons in our lives and none of us want to waste any.  Fall in Montana is special to all of us that…

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

Montana Car Culture "It's A Thing"

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Montanans are measured by their rides. Cowboys would impress with their horse flesh, saddle, and tack. Today’s Montana cowboys impress with their horsepower and looks.Every Montanan has a unique flair for what is best when they travel.…

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018


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S’mores are a Montana and camping tradition. These tasty treats are required at most campfire events. Whether you are camping, on a Scouting adventure, or simply having a campfire in the backyard, S’mores are always welcome. The…

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

50 Cents a Bucket

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Dandelions can be found in everyone’s yard or pasture. Ironically, dandelions were brought from Europe with the first immigrants. The name is French for “Lion’s Tooth,” which refers to the edges of the leaves. This…

Tue. May. 1st, 2018

10 Things Well Learned

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Taking risks and trying new things are how we learn. We will never get our limit of knowledge in our lifetime. The best lessons are learned through trial and error. Big mistakes mean big opportunities to grow. To become a successful…

Sun. Apr. 1st, 2018

Winter Fly Fish Wish

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Fishing is a year around sport. Each season presents different challenges and techniques, but the opportunity to enjoy the sport is always available. No matter how cold it is, fish have to eat. They may move less and feed on more marginal…

Wed. Feb. 28th, 2018

Short Rods...and Small Holes

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Winter winds excite fishermen to do some hard water fishing. Frozen lakes become a perfect platform for angling fun. A safely frozen lake becomes a poor man’s yacht. Every corner of the watershed is accessible for some fishing fun.The…