It was 1945 and the country was cock-a-hoop over its World War II victory when Jayhawker Roy Weatherby launched Weatherby’s Sporting Goods inside a 25’ x 70’ storefront in Paso Robles, California. What the spac... Read More
at Weatherby's New Digs
Recently, 82801 had the opportunity to look behind the curtain at Weatherby, Inc.’s new corporate headquarters two minutes north of downtown Sheridan, and the American gun manufacturing... Read More
As the tour continued, we saw some things that we were asked not to photograph and Wilkerson introduced us to Weatherby’s Custom Shop Sales Manager Mike Glass, who let us hold and inspect a top-secret rifle mod... Read More
Sheridan Bird Farm Boon for Pheasant Hunting
The pheasants are riled up that morning as they darted in and out of the rows of marsh elder, lambs quarter and oats and hopped down the dirt lane toward Wyoming Ga... Read More
While I watched my animal through the scope and waited for her to turn broadside, I thought about the responsibility that comes with harvesting an animal and what it means to be a good steward of that life. I f... Read More
What does a girl do who loves wild animals and the outdoors but doesn’t like to carry a gun? She hunts horns. And picks up trash. Sometimes she even creates a scavenger hunt for her younger brother and sister t... Read More
Getting Back to the Source
In 2007, after two years of mentoring youth via fly fishing in what he calls pilot runs, Joey Puettman was convinced he was onto something and founded Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation.
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How Former Smoker's Gutter Bin Cleans up Water
It began with a hatred of cigarette butts...
Seeing the stained ends squashed on streets and in gutters has bothered Brian Deurloo for pretty much as lon... Read More
The Sackett name has deep roots in the Big Horn community. In the late 1880s, John Henry Sackett toured the area during his stint as a hunter and guide for the Buffalo Bill Wild West show. He fell in love with ... Read More
When they first built the trapeze rig in their backyard, Patty and Steven Tobi initially felt intimidated out there by themselves in the shadows of the Bighorns – then they started inviting others to join and t... Read More