Philip Hunt, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Ramblings of an armed wildlife watcher

Sunday evening I headed to the deer stand with my two kids in tow. My son has proved his accuracy on the range and wanted ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 12:55 pm

Opinion

Bring out your inner child by fishing with crickets

Growing up, I cut my teeth in the fishing world catching local pond bream. The word bream encompasses many species of fish including Bluegill, pumpkinseed, ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 1:37 pm

Opinion

What makes a good fishing guide?

A guided fishing trip is a lot like a blind date. At the end of the date you are either excited because you had a ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 1:13 pm

Opinion

Cycling Cades Cove

We recently headed up to Great Smoky Mountain National Park for a family camping trip. Cades Cove was our destination. For those that have never ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 11:59 am

Opinion

Animals are creatures of habit

We all memorize our surroundings in our day-to-day life. Whether it’s inside the house or out on the road, objects in our path are cues ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 11:53 am

Opinion

Letting children fail can lead to their success

There is a fine line between giving a child a great experience and spoiling them. The motto “set your child up for success” sounds like ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 10:58 am

Opinion

Keeping secret fishing spots secret

There are certain questions that you should never ask another person. These include a woman’s age, who a person voted for in the last election, ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 11:34 am

Opinion

Do bears even exist?

I’ve been hearing a lot about bear numbers increasing in our area but I’m not buying it. The extent to which our local leaders and ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 11:45 am

Opinion

A raft full of holes

The whitewater community has many interesting characters. From old river hippies to thrill seeking youngsters, they all seem to enjoy the thrill of following the ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 11:50 am

Opinion

Trial and error at the pond

In between rain showers this weekend, our family escaped for an adventure. Outfitted in rubber boots and old clothes, we wandered around a property foraging ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 12:22 pm

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