Rut Reporter Rich Landers, a native Montanan and life-long hunter, is the outdoors editor for The Spokesman-Review in Spokane. He has written several books about the western outdoors and has hunted whitetails all his life. States covered: WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, CO.
Nov. 11:** Western Montana is a tough place to beat for big-game hunting when everything's clicking. Verification comes from Jerry Schively, who was guiding Major League Baseball pitcher Alan Embree on Wednesday morning when they found a nice whitetail buck that was out cruising for does. Bam. Buck down.