Jerry Ryder

In 1991 I had 10 brand new pack saddles made by Art Heiden of Kalispell MT! I was sure proud of them . They had Ray Holes trees the finest on the market . But I didn’t get 1/4 breeds … Continued

Deckard Flats

How many millions of elk have migrated across deckard flats ! I can be here in three minutes from my house . In 1986 me and Dave Poncin saw 4650 elk in one line right here . We both counted … Continued

Aimee’s Films

In the 90s due to Aimee’s health issues we had a little ranch on Countryman creek between Columbus and Reedpoint . The kids went to school in Reedpoint and Sue along with running the place owned and operated ERA Paradise … Continued

Early Days in the Park

Behind my horses ears . Buffalo in distance . When I was 18 I spent one whole summer in the head of Lamar . I was packing for the park service and Jim Hotchkiss was the horse and mule boss … Continued

Salt House

At this salt house used by sheepherders Dave Poncin and myself were eating lunch many years ago . I got up to look around for elk tracks and the trees you see in the distance , I started finding bones … Continued

Buying Jardine

Me with our friends from Italy! . This is the day after the horsedrive and we all ride to Jardine to look at Enzo’s land he bought from me . Jardine Land and Livestock is the LLC that comprises roughly 555 … Continued

PBR Bucking Bull

his is a hunting picture coming out of East fork basin, a great hunting day.But this is about another type of hunt. Aimee wanted me to write about a wild bucking bull I hunted for seven days. A few years … Continued

Long Winter

This picture was taken a few years before we moved up here but it looked real similar to this . I was washing the sidewalk after a long winter. It was the longest one I can remember . Getting ready … Continued


This was a couple years ago when I was young . I am posing for Shooting Times or Guns and Ammo magazine ! I am riding Buck a good old gelding , pigeon toed and crooked feet in the front … Continued