Gary Garth

Birding 101

Anyone can be a bird watcher more »

Mar 31, 2015 8:46 AM Field Notes

Wrestling With Lions

Wildlife officials experience a close encounter with a mountain lion in Bourbon County more »

Feb 23, 2015 11:03 AM Field Notes 2 Comments

Deer Depredation

Voracious eaters, deer rarely pass up an easy meal ... more »

Jan 26, 2015 12:53 PM Field Notes 1 Comments

30 Minutes Before Sunrise

Duck hunting guide is the best on the lake: Captain of the Boat and Lord of the Blind more »

Nov 26, 2014 1:17 PM Field Notes

Eating Wild

Game and fish are the original organic, free-range foods (plus a recipe for squirrel stew!) more »

Oct 27, 2014 12:22 PM Field Notes


Muzzleloaders retain a following among Kentucky hunters more »

Sep 23, 2014 1:18 PM Field Notes

The Best-Laid Plans

When water adventures are not of the fishing sort more »

Aug 21, 2014 1:11 PM Field Notes

Doldrums of August

Miles of relief from the summertime sauna are found in Kentucky's cool, fish-holding waters more »

Jul 24, 2014 3:56 PM Field Notes

A Guide's Story

Fishing guide Ron Armagost answers a call and alters the course of his life more »

May 28, 2014 11:29 AM Field Notes

Fishing Tools

Kentuckian Matt Grimes makes fishing "reel cool" more »

Apr 17, 2014 3:11 PM Field Notes

Hatchery Creek

Fishing fantasy will soon become trout reality more »

Mar 28, 2014 1:49 PM Field Notes 1 Comments

A Woodland River Runs Through It

Recreation, conservation and community thrive at The Parklands of Floyds Fork more »

Feb 25, 2014 2:34 PM , Field Notes 1 Comments

Squirrel Lessons

The squirrel woods used to be the place where young hunters honed their woodsmanship skills, which are not unrelated to life skills. more »

Jan 28, 2014 10:52 AM Field Notes 1 Comments

Winter Trout

Trout holding in clear water flowing across a shallow, rock-strewn streambed possess an almost translucent quality. A movement. A flash. They’re here. more »

Nov 18, 2013 1:25 PM Field Notes 1 Comments

Photo courtesy of Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

The Importance of Deer Season

Killing is hardly the totality of the hunting experience. Some hunt to keep in touch with where they came from and who they are. more »

Oct 21, 2013 11:38 AM Field Notes 1 Comments

Biking the Woods

October is the ideal time for traveling Kentucky's great outdoors by bicycle more »

Sep 20, 2013 9:18 AM Field Notes

Concealed Carry

Outdoors columnist Gary Garth trains to receive his Kentucky concealed carry license. more »

Aug 19, 2013 1:00 PM Field Notes

Courtesy USACE/Asset

The Corps and the Cumberland

The Freedom to Fish Act restores Kentuckians' ability to cast off in dam tailwaters more »

Jul 18, 2013 3:30 PM Field Notes

When Cabela’s Comes to Town

A mecca for the outdoors-minded, Cabela's opened its first Kentucky store in April. more »

May 15, 2013 3:14 PM Field Notes

Shore Lunches

Although the fare may not always be happily recalled, the fishing trip memories are. more »

Apr 26, 2013 1:26 PM Field Notes