Hearing a bull elk bugling and catching a summer steelhead on light tackle are truly the signature highlights of living in the Pacific Northwest. But close behind is early morning light embracing the beauty of fresh snow on the summit of Mt. Hood.
Another highlight is sneaking up close to deer in a wilderness environment without disturbing them. For a hunter, few feats are as satisfying.
Okay, you caught me. Sneaking up on a bull elk would be just as enjoyable.