A group of kids listened intently as Dennis Warriner of Florence stood along the banks of the Bitterroot River on Saturday afternoon, explaining how to release a fish after removing it from a hook.
“You’ll put them in the water, then you want to kind of wave them back and forth,” said Warriner as he moved his hands, mimicking the motion. “What this does is it helps keep the water going through his gills and refreshes him back up and then he runs away on his own. You don’t just grab them and throw them in.”
A group of scouts learns how to build a fire without matches at the 20th annual Bitterroot Rendezvous, Oct. 6-8 at the Rennaker Ranch near Darby.
It was just one of the many lessons about recreating in the outdoors that scouts from across western Montana learned about at the 20th annual Bitterroot Rendezvous, Oct. 6-8 at the Rennaker Ranch near Darby.
Nearly 100 Scouts from Kalispell to Belgrade attended the rendezvous, participating in a weekend of events ranging from archery, rope making and