Bear Paw Meanderings

A friend of mine loved to hunt and he loved most of all to hunt alone. Just his horse, his pack horse his tent, his gun and some food was good enough for him.

What reminded me of this friend was that the October he went hunting in what is now the Bob Marshall but then was called just Big River, Montana had experienced a very hot, dry and smoky summer, much like what we are going through now.

It was October when my friend set up his camp in the wilderness and proceeded to scout for an elk or even a large buck deer to take home.

One day he had scouted a bit but it was so hot and so terribly wind...

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