River Valley Outdoors

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 24, 2014
PHOTO BY: Courtesy of Theresa Sutton

Keith Sutton takes a moment to be with “Helen,” his Remington Arms double-barrel 12-gauge shotgun.

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What’s in a name? Well, it’s all relative

My father and mother divorced when I was 5. I never saw my dad much after that. He loved to hunt, though, and he owned a sizable, collection of shotguns and rifles. When he died at the age of 57, my stepmother, Rose, gave the guns to me. My favorite is a Remington Arms double-barrel 12 gauge. I frequently use it to hunt squirrels, rabbits and other game. I don’t know what model it is or how old it might be; there’s nothing on the shotgu... READ MORE

Outdoors on the Little Red: Hunting, fishing show latest project for lifelong outdoorsman By JAMES K. JOSLIN

On a late-July afternoon, a longtime fishing and hunting guide is testing the crystalline waters of the Little Red River below the Greers Ferry Dam at John F. Kennedy Park. He hopes to hook a hefty “slot fish” or maybe something even larger — a trophy rainbow trout would do, but a big German brown is his ultimate prize. Many of his more-recent days afield have seen the guide trailed by a cameraman and fitted with a wireless microphone. ...