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Squirrels and Rabbits help Define Versatility in Upland Hunting

Are we just bird hunters or are we lovers of things small game? It was a Friday afternoon and a teacher workday. I was fortunate enough to leave early. Most of the time I sit...

Scaled Quail Hunting the Cimarron National Grassland

Hunting Blue Quail in the Sunflower State If you haven’t heard about the Cimarron National Grassland in the extreme southwest corner of Kansas, don’t worry because most...

Dad is a Breeder – An Italian Journey of Dogs and Eurasian Woodcock

Many of us have come to know the work of Italian filmmaker Andrea Cavaglia. But what do we know of his backstory? How he became a part of our upland community? “My dad sells...

Resetting Your Bird Dog in Training – The Recovery Process

Keeping your bird dog in a training state of mind “That’s it. I’m sending my dog away to be trained!” So training didn’t go your way today and you are left with...

The Five Mental States of Bird Dogs in Training

The mental state of you and your bird dog can make the difference between success and failure in training. “Anyone seen my dog?” I don’t know who that dog is out...

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 Roosters Dodge the Bullet – Tactics for Veteran Pheasant

Run, Hide, or Fly: the Veteran Rooster of Avoiding Bird Hunters Ring-necked pheasants are by their very nature shifty, sly, and some would say, diabolical. Aside from their...

Hunting Valley Quail on Public Land – Practice Makes Perfect

A brief guide to hunting valley quail this bird season. On my public hunting grounds in central Washington, chasing valley quail (California quail) can be deeply satisfying and...

Traveling on the Road Long Term with a Bird Dog

Have you ever considered spending an entire bird season traveling the country? On September 1, 2017, Watson and I stood on the plains of Montana at sunrise about to start our...

How to Hunt Public Land Bobwhite Quail

How to scout, hunt, and shoot public land bobwhite quail. Pursuing the gentleman of game birds, the Bobwhite Quail on public land is not without a little bit of unsettling chaos...