Month: September 2015

Peter’s Report from Hayden

Peter Gentes Sep 22nd, 8:05pm Yellowstone Day 20 - PM Wrap-up (Sept 22, 2015) At saddle north of grizzly overlook/point in Hayden valley to spot the wapiti lake pack. This…
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9/19/2015 Wolf Update Hayden and Northern Range

I went to Madison first thing this morning and was going to go visit Pete in Hayden until Josh called to say that there were mystery wolves in Little America.…
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Big is Good But Sometimes the Sneakiest, Smallest Bull Wins Too

Yesterday Deby, Verne and I played kind of a hopscotch up and down the Madison River. The following is a little difficult to keep up with but if you pay…
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The Blind, Deaf Badger

This is the story of one of Jill's greatest photographic achievements. And one of my greatest photographic (near) disasters. Yellowstone's Trout Lake is likely the single best location for finding river…
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The Intruder

It was a rainy, cold day in Yellowstone and after trying to get down south where I thought it might be a little drier, I went towards home. Was heading…
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Hayden Valley for today

  Heard from my dedicated friend Peter Gentes who was down in Hayden today, looking for the Wapiti pack and grizzly bears.  In the rain, no less!  If you go…
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Wildlife in the Back Country

During this hike out Slough Creek I had thoughts, ideas and dreams of a second head dunking on the way back to the car.  There had been no bison, anywhere,…
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In the Back Country of Yellowstone with a Camera

  I learned long ago that taking off hiking in hopes of having memorable photo encounters with wildlife is folly.  And, so, for a time, I quit hiking with a…
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A Bull Elk Was Killed Today

We left to go into the park before the sun came up this morning. We live about 10 miles north of Yellowstone. As we were driving south we saw a…
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Mollies Alpha Male Killed While Hunting for his Family

  Mollies Alpha Male Found Dead With great sadness I report the passing of the Mollies alpha male (sorry, his number escapes me now), the mate of the black 779F.…
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