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“The amount of pharmaceuticals—we’re talking geriatric Florida here, after all—along with human pathogens that get washed into this bay has created super-resistant bacteria. I won’t wade this water, and I sure as hell won’t eat a fish from here."
–Capt. Billy Rotne, Florida's Water Crisis Has Sport Fishing on the Brink of Collapse
Henry Mountain Wild Bison Hunt, Pt. 1
Utah’s Henry Mountain bison herd is one of the only wild herds left in the Lower 48. Buffalo in that unit roam across some of the most rugged territory on earth, and you can only draw a tag once—if you're that lucky.
Henry Mountain Wild Bison Hunt, Pt. 2
Hunting for Utah's wild bison is hard, and drawing a permit is even harder. Drawing happens only once in a hunter’s lifetime—and that’s if you’re lucky. In 2018 my buddy Dan drew a tag. He, his 73-year-old father Jeff, and I loaded a pack string of horses and disappeared into the backcountry.