Wildlife

Best Photos from 2022

The sun rising above the Gros Ventre Mountains and the southern end of Jackson Hole covered in fog. Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming

This year was far more productive than in years past thanks to plentiful opportunities that I began to take advantage of in the spring. While the year began at a relatively slow start, I completely embraced moving back to Kelly, Wyoming after living in Victor, Idaho, making the most of every opportunity.… Keep reading...

Cornered by a Bull Elk at Trapper Lake

Bull Elk Standing Above Trapper Lake
A bull elk in velvet standing in a meadow above Trapper Lake. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

The landscape at Trapper Lake was quiet and empty. The nearest camper was 2.5 miles up the trail. The sun was beginning to set and a stillness overtook the lake, producing immaculate reflections. I got my camp setup tucked away in the woods away from the lake, then immediately went to take some photos of the landscapes.… Keep reading...

Where’s the Wildlife? – July

Teton Mountains Above Jackson Hole
The Teton Mountains rising up from the valley of Jackson Hole below storm clouds, seen from the summit of Signal Mountain. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Bald Eagles

Bald eagles will remain along the Snake and Gros Ventre Rivers for the duration of July. This also includes Oxbow Bend, which can sometimes yield a picturesque result.… Keep reading...

Where to Find Moose in Grand Teton National Park

Bull Moose in Early Winter
A bull moose standing in sagebrush as winter begins to set in. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

As a professional guide in Grand Teton National Park for nearly a decade now, one of the most frequent animals I’m asked to see is a moose. The odds of seeing them however, particularly during summer months, can vary wildly depending on weather, seasons, and of course, time of day.… Keep reading...

Where’s the Wildlife? – June

Storms Arching over Jackson Lake
Storm clouds and stormy weather arching over the Teton Mountains and Jackson Lake. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Bald Eagles

Bald eagles will be pretty set for the summer starting in June. Their habits will keep them along larger rivers and streams, such as the Snake and Gros Ventre Rivers. Look for their white heads to stand out among the trees and vegetation.… Keep reading...

Where’s the Wildlife – April

Sunrise at Oxbow Bend on a cold April morning

April is a time of noticeable change in Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park. With the winter finally beginning to thaw on a larger scale, many animals have begun moving around and shifting their patterns to other parts of the valley. This is also helped by melting snow, leaving much of the valley open for grazing and digging.… Keep reading...