The musings of writer Johnny Carrol Sain on wild places, wild things, rural culture and why 'philosophical hillbilly' doesn't have to be an oxymoron.

Recent Work

Folklore, history, hunting, conservation: Stories from the places where the pavement ends.

Deer Zombie

I’d never killed a September whitetail before....

Worth the sacrifice

We live in what could loosely be described as a...

AGFC proposes measured management for CWD

  By Johnny Carrol Sain The Arkansas Game...

CWD and politics

  I wrote this  Letter to the Editor for...

See, feel, love, understand, have faith

If you don’t know who Aldo Leopold was, please,...

Swimming through my mind

I’ve been obsessed with gar for the last...

Recent Blog Posts

August 19, 2016 |

Worth the sacrifice

We live in what could loosely be described as a neighborhood. Our home sits on a couple of acres, the smallest...

May 25, 2016 |

AGFC proposes measured management for CWD

  By Johnny Carrol Sain The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s CWD management plan is based heavily...

February 17, 2016 |

See, feel, love, understand, have faith

If you don’t know who Aldo Leopold was, please, stop reading this essay right now and do a Google search. I’m not...

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