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Jim Mize

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Jim Mize has written humor and nostalgia for magazines including Gray's Sporting Journal, Fly Fisherman Magazine, Field & Stream, and a number of conservation magazines, picking up over fifty Excellence In Craft awards along the way. His most recent book, a collection of humor for fly fisherman entitled A Creek Trickles Through It, was awarded best outdoor book in 2014 by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association. More on Jim and his writing activities can be found at acreektricklesthroughit.com

Recent Posts

Weather Gadgets

Weather Gadgets

In some rural places, the weather can vary significantly from the local weather report. Outdoorsman Jim Mize shares his favorite low-tech and...

The Importance of Wildlife Corridors

The Importance of Wildlife Corridors

Discover how wildlife corridors are helping reconnect fragmented sections of animal habitat while increasing human safety, plus how to use your rural...

Heard It Through the Grapvine

Heard It Through the Grapvine

How does news get around rural communities these days? Hint: it's not all by social media or newsfeed. Humor writer, outdoorsman and rural-living...

Uncle Abe's Farm

Uncle Abe's Farm

Indulge in a rich story of yesteryear-homesteading, as author Jim Mize shares memories of visiting his Uncle Abe's off-grid farm 60 years ago.

Travel Writing From Home

Travel Writing From Home

Looking for ways to make extra money to support your rural lifestyle? An expert shares tips on how to make extra income, or an entire living, travel...

The Benefits Of A Bat Box

The Benefits Of A Bat Box

Attracting bats to your rural property has many potential benefits, including natural insect control, plant pollination and seed spreading. Learn how...

How To Avoid Getting Lost in the Wilderness

How To Avoid Getting Lost in the Wilderness

What would you do if you were lost in the woods without a GPS or access to your phone? Expert outdoorsman Jim Mize shares potentially life-saving...

Meet the Author's: Corey  Philip Hunt

Meet the Author's: Corey & Philip Hunt

As part of our "Rethink Rural Meet the Author" series, Jim Mize interviews outdoor family experts and award-winning writers Corey and Philip Hunt on...

Chocolate Chip Crashes Christmas

Chocolate Chip Crashes Christmas

Take a break from the holiday hustle to enjoy this funny tale of a black lab whose sense of smell led him to a whole heap of Christmas trouble. This...

When It's Time to Stop Feeding the Birds

When It's Time to Stop Feeding the Birds

People who feed birds find it rewarding and time well spent. Usually, they can rattle off the species at their feeder like they were family names....