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  • Wild West Magazine

    The Hunters of Gum Boot Creek

    According to the writing on the back of this 19th-century photograph these two men are deer hunters (not sure about the photographer) camped near Gum Boot Creek in Siskiyou County, Calif. Note the portion of deer carcass suspended from the...

  • Wild West Magazine

    Coyote: An American Original

    This ‘Western’ animal confused Lewis and Clark when they ‘discovered’ it in 1804 and called it the prairie wolf—but the coyote has been around for ages and roams nationwide. Autumn 1804 looms large in the natural history of the...

  • Wild West Magazine

    Wolf West

    Western ecology revolved around wolves—that is, until people shot, roped, trapped, gassed, stomped and strangled them...