Happy New Year!

Wishing all a Happy New Year with new hopes and plans of adventures, travel, with good friends and family. We either move forward or slide back. I certainly don’t want another 2021 and I’ve already a positive outlook for 2022. I’m back with the first newspaper column and a refreshed website(www.sportsmansquest.org)

The Art of the Hunt

by Dan Simmons – Nevada has always been the land of legends, mysteries, and adventures. When it comes to fishing it’s no different, as I discovered at Pyramid Lake, a short distance north of Reno, Nevada.  Our recent experiences with Covid have caused many disruptions in public events and travel. Outdoor Conventions and banquets are … Read more

The Adventures with My Pal

by Dan Simmons – If you’ve been reading this column for a while (18 years, it’s hard to believe) then you know I like to hunt, fish, and travel. I have one “Pal” that’s been with me for more than thirty years.  A relationship like that, or any relationship for that matter, requires dependability, predictability, … Read more

The River that’s Never Been Run

by Dan Simmons – This is the story of a river, the hunt for a great mountain goat, and a true wilderness adventure. The river is the Stikine, one of the last of North America’s wild rivers.  It runs from the high Spatsizi plateau in north-central British Columbia to the coast and the Pacific at … Read more