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Chukar Hunting Strategies 

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Chukar Hunting Strategies 

Words by Joseph Furia A favorite saying of chukar hunters is “the first time you hunt chukar is for fun, every time after that is for revenge.” For those of you who fly fish for steelhead or bow hunt for elk, you’ll recognize similar frustration and satisfaction of stacking the odds against yourself...
Danny Rinella’s Passion for Ptarmigan Hunting

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Danny Rinella’s Passion for Ptarmigan Hunting

Words by Danny Rinella The first ptarmigan I ever shot was on an icy mountainside on Kodiak Island.  I was new to Alaska and had lucked into a month of fall fieldwork on the island, which included some free time for hunting and fishing. I was hiking up the creek behind the ranch where I was staying...