MatthewBreuer Author

Matt Breuer has been working in the outdoor industry for over 15 years, guiding, writing, promoting, volunteering, and working with several conservation groups. He’s on the Board of Directors of the MN Sharp-tailed Grouse Society, and is a recruitment and retention coordinator with RGS. He owns and operates Northcountry Guide Service & Promotions in northern MN. Link up with Matt by visiting www.northcountryguides.com .

Tungsten Super Shot – The Evolution of TSS Shotgun Shells

Take a look at the science and history behind tungsten super shot (TSS) More than 25 years ago, the federal government banned lead shot for waterfowl hunting. In the years and...

The Basics of Turkey Calls and Their History

Take a journey through the types of turkey calls and applications from Native American history to modern times. Like many tools used in modern times, the turkey call was crafted...

When, How and Why to Use a Ground Blind for Turkeys

Understanding when to use a ground blind. While the turkey hunter will encounter many different challenges, one thing remains the same: turkeys can be pursued in a plethora of...

Scouting Turkeys with Trail Cameras

Scouting turkeys with trail cameras can make turkey hunting more efficient. Every turkey hunter knows that one of the most important parts of turkey hunting is scouting. Many...

Choosing Turkey Chokes, Ammo, and Shot Patterning

Exploring what chokes and ammo to use for turkey hunting Turkey hunting is like nothing else in the bird hunting world. Waking up to hit the woods before sunrise on a crisp spring...

Stevens 555E – A Shotgun Review

A Look at the Stevens 555E and previous shotgun models. My first look at the Stevens 555 over/under shotgun was at a media event in northern Minnesota. There were a lot of guns...

Sacred Lek – A Sharp-tailed Grouse Film

Follow the Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society into the mysterious world of Spring leks. Join the Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society – sharptails.org The days are...

Using Non-Toxic Ammunition for Pheasants

Steel shot for pheasant hunting and other non-toxic options in an advanced world of modern shotgun ballistics. Thirty years ago, the thought of being forced to use anything other...

How to Bring a Bird Dog into Canada

A Quick Overview for Bringing a Bird Dog in and out of Canada Every avid upland or waterfowl hunter I know has a bird hunting trip to Canada on his or her bucket list, myself...

How to Bring Shotguns to Canada for Bird Hunting

A quick overview on how to legally bring your shotgun(s) into Canada for bird hunting. So, you want to hunt in Canada, eh? It’s no secret that Canada is the home of all things...