Tips for Your Puppy’s First Hunting Season

Pheasant

Tips for Your Puppy’s First Hunting Season

Ferg is working the field when—as if a string was attached to his nose—he whips around and locks on point. I creep past him awaiting the flush, and a rooster erupts at my feet. The report sounds from the right barrel of my 20-gauge side-by-side and the rooster falls. A quick retrieve to hand from...
Joe Ferronato Feb 21, 2020
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Are These the Good Ol’ Days of Pheasant Hunting?

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Are These the Good Ol’ Days of Pheasant Hunting?

Upland hunters are an interesting bunch. We pay close attention to the whisper numbers for game bird counts, and often plan our days afield based on how many roosters are supposed to be on the landscape. During the last decade, those numbers have crept north almost across the board, but that doesn’t...
Tony J. Peterson Sep 17, 2019
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Upland Game Bird Hunting: A Rookie in the Field

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Upland Game Bird Hunting: A Rookie in the Field

As a relatively new hunter, it’s exciting to engage in conversation about the subject. Much like the days when I was new to fishing, now I light up at even the slightest chance to talk about deer, archery, and recipes. In each discussion with fellow outdoorsmen and women, I learn something new...
April Vokey Dec 1, 2018
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Upland Hunting in 2018: Top States and Public Land Hot Spots

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Upland Hunting in 2018: Top States and Public Land Hot Spots

Mid-fall is setting in across the country. The vibrant greens in the landscape are now turning to yellow, orange, and brown hues across the mountain west and midwestern prairies. It’s time to get your favorite gun dog out of the kennel and out into the field. What can upland hunters expect this year...
Morgan Mason Nov 12, 2018
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