“I saw my first moose and it just did something to me. I was struck by how big they are, and how confidently they look at you.”
Quietly waiting in his kayak for the majestic creatures, Libbey has a unique view of the moose. The moose also have a view of Libbey, but seem unconcerned with his careful and slow-moving presence. “Even in the midst of summer,” Libbey says, “the moose are getting ready for the winter and I do not want to send them crashing off.”
This year Libbey spent time watching one particular bull moose that he refers to as Sherman, as in “Sherman the tank.” The moose is a good 1,500 ...