I fear organized sports are robbing our youth of their outdoor heritage.
What with seasons and tournaments that run the entire school year, and summer sports camps, which fill in the void, there’s little time left for hunting or fishing.
I was fortunate to have grown up in a time when sports didn’t monopolize my life, in part because I wasn’t a very talented athlete. But the business of youth sports camps had yet to boom, and the idea of select and traveling teams was in its infancy.
In a recent interview with Callahan O’Reilly by 406 Sports, the Montana State Bobcats’ senior lin...