The traditional fairy tale Beauty and the Beast is a perfect example of situational irony. Readers dont expect Beauty, or Belle in the Walt Disney version, to ever fall in love with such a hideous looking beast, but thats exactly what happens in the end.
Twenty minutes into a 50-minute plane ride at the end of a five-day grizzly bear hunting trip, Jody Vaccarella of Franklin quit thinking about the wondrous sights hed just seen in the unspoiled wilderness of Alaska.
Pelayo knelt near the bow sweeping the Q-beam along the squiggly trenasse. I steered the little 9 1/2-horse outboard while trying to heed his frantic arm motions to turn this way, then suddenly THAT way. Then THIS way again, then THAT way!
It was obvious the day was going to get wet as Toledo Bend guide Glen Freeman pulled his boat away from the landing. A thick bank of dark clouds was on the northern horizon, evidence of an impending cold front.
I withdrew into my parka as Kirk Stansel buzzed his way through the narrow maze of ditches that ran through the marsh. The mix of stinging raindrops and the slapping reeds was a bit too much for the senses at such an early hour.
In the beginning, Lloyd Landry was just like any other conscientious Louisiana duck hunter. He would study duck flights and feeding patterns in the Venice area, and set up his blind along primary flight corridors.
Finding a good tournament fishing partner is kind of like finding a good wife, said Chags Sporting Goods owner Ray Chagnard. If youre going to play this game right, youve got to work to create a partnership that works.
The goal of most hunters is to get as close as possible to a deer to ensure a kill, so Bill Cobb was surprised by Dr. Randy Browns request before heading out of Woodlawn Plantation Hunting Clubs camp a few years ago.