Seen and Heard Blog

  • Why Deer Shed Antlers

    Just like most hardwood trees shed their leaves each fall, so do deer shed their antlers, but why?

  • Rare Ringtail Cat Captured/relocated in Idaho

    For the second time in one year, a rare ringtail cat has been captured, collared and relocated in Idaho's Magic Valley.

  • Don't Feed the Deer!

    Feed one deer and you might get chased down by the entire herd! How this exact scenario played out through a series of hilarious photos at Outdoor Hub.

  • A Fish Swims in the "Fountain of Youth"

    For ages scientists have tried to find a way to slow aging in humans. Now some scientists are saying questions might be answered by a rare breed of fish. Read the latest at Gizmodo

  • An Unlikely Hitchhiker

    Why did the weasel hitch a ride on the back of a woodpecker? The answer is not as cute as the photo, but the irresistable image can be seen at SB Nation

  • Why So Many Salmon?

    2014 was a great year for some salmon runs in the Pacific Northwest including here in Idaho, where a record number of sockeye returned to Redfish Lake, and sport anglers got there first ever shot at targeting coho salmon. Why did so many fish make it back?

  • Target or Decoy?

    If you think your hunting buddies are luckier than you, wait until you hear this guy's story. He bagged a moose without so much as changing boots, thanks to a target that caused the bull to become lovestruck.

  • Are You a "Hipster Hunter?"

    Hunting is no longer just for diehard outdoorsmen. Many so called "hipsters" are taking to the field for meat that is organic in the truest sense.

  • Why Does the Same Fish Bite Again Moments After Being Hooked?

    If you've ever released a fish with a scar or mis-shapen fin and caught it again a few minutes later, you might have wondered "Did he not remember being hooked just now?" The answer can probably be found in a study featured in this

  • Increase in St. Joe elk good news for hunters

    Elk herds in North Idaho are coming back from the devastating winters of 2007 and 2008. Rich Landers breaks down the numbers in the Spokesman Review