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More Huckleberry Picking Reports

Some interesting stories from huckleberry pickers around the region:   I’m Your Huckleberry Huckleberries may quite possibly be the best thing about summer in McCall. These round purple berries have a tart kick that make them the perfect addition to pies, ice cream, pancakes, syrup and more. … Finding a bountiful huckleberry patch can require […]

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Huckleberry Picking Reports around the Region

From the information we are receiving from huckleberry pickers, the crop is really looking abundant this season. Around the web, stories are coming in from pickers around the area about their experiences in the woods.  Here are a few of them:   Landers: Huckleberry pickers enjoying bumper crop As predicted after seeing bountiful blooms during […]

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Huckleberry Picking Video

You may love huckleberries, but if you pick them yourself, you REALLY have to love picking huckleberries. Following is an informative 9 minute video on identifying, finding and picking  huckleberries.  The folks who filmed this video are well versed in wild berries, especially huckleberries.  If you watch closely, he identifies wild thimble-berries, currants and other […]

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Huckleberry Stories in the News

So many huckleberry stories in the news …. mostly due to the more abundant crop this year. So many stories, that I think I am going to list several of them here for you to check out: Berry picking with Huckleberry Hound By JERRY PAINTER from Post Register Saturday, my wife, dog and I drove […]

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Huckleberry Poem

One of our readers submitted the following poem, written by his mom,  Laurel Moss from Mendocino, California: Bounty “Huckleberries, hunkering under leaves Fumbling fingers combing branches Berries bouncing, ting-ing into tin bowls The air clear The aroma a bit musky Little movement or sound But of the crackling of branches underfoot The revelation in shadow of […]

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Hucklebery Picking Gone TOO Far!

Don’t let this happen to you: UPDATED 3:05 PM: Missing huckleberry picker found Lewiston Morning Tribune The missing huckleberry picker from Clarkston was found safe and in good … April Hafer, 65, went missing Sunday while picking huckleberries with her … … READ FULL STORY  

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Huckleberry Picking Story

Huckleberry hunting Coeur d’Alene Press “That is a great smell,” I slowly and deliberately whisper to my wife while deeply engulfing my first whiff of huckleberry as we hike to our secret huckleberry garden. I’m not sure why I whisper. As most huckleberry pickers know, the safe and sane method of huckleberry picking is to […]

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Huckleberies on Your Cereal

Bringing the wild into your kitchen with Pat Wells BCLocalNews The other morning I topped my bowl of cereal with the most flavourful, and probably the healthiest array of wild foods there are: wild berries. Harvested from Revelstoke’s backyard, I have been feasting on strawberries, black and red raspberries, blueberries, Saskatoon berries, and huckleberries. … […]

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Huckleberries are Out There!!

Huckleberry heaven again BCLocalNews There are huckleberries this year. I’m not telling you where because my picking friends would have my hide. Suffice to say there are lots and they’re big. This year my first picking was with my huckleberry friends Linda and Cathy… READ FULL STORY

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Bears in the Huckleberry Patch

On the trail: Spirit Bear of Taggart will be forever munching on … The Coloradoan My friend Jim and I were hiking in Grand Teton National Park years ago when an elderly couple hid in a bunch of trees and jumped out at us growling like bears. It scared the-you-know-what out of us and at […]

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