About Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson works for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Cheyenne, Wyoming. In addition to traditional bowhunting, Mark is an avid fly fisherman and photographer.

Opportunity Calls

I was cow-calling for a bull elk one September day deep in the bottom of a canyon. While there was daylight on the canyon rim 500 feet above, evening had come early to where I sat. I was well hidden in a little copse of saplings that grew by a meandering, almost silent [...]

Opportunity Calls 2017-12-04T06:51:06+00:00

Common Bowhunting Violations and How to Avoid Them

The dispatcher's voice crackled over the radio informing me of a trespasser on a local landowner's property. I quickly jotted down the description of the vehicle and headed that way. I found the pickup parked along a public road bordering the landowner's property. A quick look through the windows showed the usual trappings of [...]

Common Bowhunting Violations and How to Avoid Them 2017-07-23T12:30:58+00:00