I’ve visited many US states, but I think the only time in Idaho was a trip from Salt Lake City.
Your list makes perfect sense - not just in going home but also why the US is such a wonderful country.
Safe travels, and remember your hunting brothers here in the UK.
Wasn't the vets opinion to avoid these if possible, owing the rise of slab fractures?
I have lots of antler in the garage, but personally I wouldn't use it for animal chews. If you want some, however, just say.
As time moves on I find myself coming more and more to that same frame of mind - in many ways if I never caught another fish or had to shoot another deer I wouldn't lose any sleep over it. I have to confess that, these days, taking a good photo of a deer with the camera gives me way more...
100 in a season is amazing.....220 simply astonishing!
When the conditions were good I think the best we managed was 27 for the week - and that was perhaps across 4 or 5 rods.
I think when you have just a week or two at most to fish you tend to fish hard, and perhaps to the exclusion of...
I have been to Russia many times.
The days of supermarkets filled with empty shelves, or just one or two products, are long gone.
In my experience their people are as well, if not better, educated than here. Certainly this is the case with the young, although you do tend to find you...
Mostly I buy old, bone-handled, knives and forks of various types from eBay. Then I remove the old bone handle and fabricate a new one from antler. That's what I did with the pickle fork above, and I've also done with cheese knives, butter knives, serving forks, and others.
There really isn't another option.
I have the above, as well as a Zeiss, and the Leica really is superb. Comes in below your budget as well.
I think it will depend greatly on intended use.
Like @308tikka and @white van man I prefer a smaller, thinner, blade as I find those work better when gralloching roe and muntjac, which are the primary species I stalk.
This (actually lying on a fallow) made to my design by Stu Mitchell: