August 25, 2020

SUMMERTIME

By Mike Tomano

© Fossil Entertainment Group 2018

Summertime used to mean leaving the house at 7a.m. on my Schwinn Stingray. My friends and I rode to the forest preserves to fish and to the prairies to catch snakes. We shot archery, slingshots and bb guns. We bu...

August 25, 2020

Limb Rats

By Mike Tomano

© 2018

August in Illinois is a great month. Not only is summer fishing still in full-swing, but squirrel season is also underway. Add some bowfishing to the mix and outdoor adventure is at a premium.

Hunting squirrel is a great way to hone your mar...

August 25, 2020


'Round The Campfire with M.R. James
August 17, 2015
THE M.R. JAMES INTERVIEW 
By Mike Tomano
© 2014 Fossil Entertainment Group


For decades, I’ve enjoyed Bowhunter Magazine. Since I was a young boy, I thrilled to the exciting adventures depicted in each issue’s pages a...

August 25, 2020

CONNECTIONS
By Mike Tomano
© 2019 Fossil Entertainment Group


There is something magical about the sunrise. As the world comes to life, the misty dawn conjures renewed energy for a new day, new opportunity, new adventure. Sharing the sunset with a loved one offers solac...

August 10, 2020

Nature Calls

By Mike Tomano

© 2020 Fossil Entertainment Group

Cooled off a bit the last few days. A cool breeze in August is all it takes to capture the senses of an outdoors enthusiast. Fall is on its way. Harvest is coming.

I have been fishing a bunch and sharing campfir...

July 17, 2020

WE ARE THE HUMANE

Originally published in Texas Fish & Game Magazine

By Mike Tomano

© 2020 Michael Tomano / Fossil Entertainment Group

Several years ago, I had the chance to meet both Linda Blair and John Schneider, two retro-Hollywood icons. I was covering Chicago’s Comic...

July 13, 2020

WHAT'S IN A NAME
By Mike Tomano
Copyright 2014 Fossil Entertainment Group


In Anytown, USA, the local humane society, or animal shelter, is a common community staple. Encouraging pet adoption and responsible spaying and neutering practices, these volunteer driven organi...

July 12, 2020

Sticks & Strings & Wild Things

By Mike Tomano

© 2020 Fossil Entertainment Group
 

Christmas 1976:  My parents gave me a gift that would change my life. Under the tree was a yellow fiberglass Bear Archery bow and a half-dozen cedar arrows. I was stunned. Matter of fact...

July 9, 2020

Activism & You

By Mike Tomano

© 2018 Fossil Entertainment Group

The importance something holds in your life dictates your commitment to it. We protect our family and friends, careers, investments, and communities. Good people correct wrongdoing. We call out injustices and...

July 9, 2020

Here He Comes Again Now, Baby!

Originally published July 27, 2019

Mike Tomano

HERE HE COMES AGAIN NOW, BABY!
By Mike Tomano
© 2019 Fossil Entertainment Group

I've been there before, I'm comin' back for more
I know what you like
Back in town again, lookin' up my friends
You...

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