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How to Hunt Grouse Without a Dog

Upland Birds

How to Hunt Grouse Without a Dog

We’ve all seen the magazine covers: A thin creek trickling beneath a grove of aspen, the grouse flushing toward their crowns, a tweeded hunter with a double gun, and the setter pointing the ground where the bird just burst from. Like most magazine covers, that’s not how it usually happens. It’s a...
Noah Davis Sep 29, 2022
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How to Avoid Bear Encounters in Summer

Foraging

How to Avoid Bear Encounters in Summer

My family and I worked a patch of blackcap raspberries along a road winding through the mountains of central Pennsylvania. We’d waited until the heat of the July day broke with the evening to come pick. With only an hour of light left, we quickly tried to fill a gallon to freeze, and hopefully a cup...
Noah Davis Jun 22, 2022
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How to Catch Big Trout in Small Streams

Fishing

How to Catch Big Trout in Small Streams

“Big water, big fish” is a maxim I’ve smiled and nodded at politely for more than a decade. It’s not that I don’t believe big fish live in big water-have you seen the trout they pull out of Pyramid Lake!? But I take mild offense to any suggestion that inverse of the statement implies: “Small fish...
Noah Davis Apr 15, 2022
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How to Find Shed Antlers in Urban Areas

Scout

How to Find Shed Antlers in Urban Areas

“Town deer” are a subgroup of America’s favorite ungulate that are subject to both affection and disgust. Some folks feel like an evening stroll reveals a private national park with wide-eyed does and heavy-racked bucks grazing on the hepatica only feet away. But for others, these animals are...
Noah Davis Feb 18, 2022
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