Philip Hunt, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin - Page 2 of 8

Opinion

Sherpa shenanigans 

In college, high-altitude mountaineering monopolized my daydreams. The science behind human beings surviving where trees could not boggled my mind. The Himalayan mountains contain most ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 11:58 am

Opinion

Seventeen fish is enough

Becoming an angler is not age-dependent. You can catch your first fish at age two or 92 and be excited by the vibrations and tugging ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, January 16, 2024 8:47 am

Opinion

Raising weird kids 

On the morning of New Year’s Eve, I was wading waist-deep through a swamp with a retriever following close behind. When we got to our ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, January 2, 2024 12:12 pm

Opinion

Christmas cooking

While Thanksgiving rules the roost in the holiday cooking world, Christmas in our household gives our family a chance to experiment with different proteins while ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, December 19, 2023 11:29 am

Opinion

Retrievers reminiscing 

We are a three-dog household and have been for a few years. Our original two, Hank the yellow lab and Sage the golden retriever, have ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, December 5, 2023 11:23 am

Opinion

The phases of hiking uphill

After Thursday’s festivities and food, you may be thinking of a way to get outside to negate the onslaught of calories consumed. Hiking the day ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:00 am

Opinion

Life finds a way

This past weekend, instead of in the woods camping or sitting in a deer stand, I was waiting in lines in Florida. A few years ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, November 7, 2023 12:18 pm

Opinion

Fisherman first, fly fisherman second

Lake Murray Country Tourism put me in touch with a guide for a fly fishing float a few months ago. My experience of Columbia was ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, October 24, 2023 12:28 pm

Opinion

Thanks, Harry

The cool, breezy morning was the perfect climate to paddle canoes under a hundred-foot-tall canopy. Bald Cypress, Tupelo and Red Maple trees closed in around ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, October 10, 2023 12:17 pm

Opinion

Who’s training who?

It is well known to this audience that our house is filled with large dogs. You would think that having three dogs would keep our ... Read more

by Philip Hunt, Tuesday, September 19, 2023 11:42 am

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