Small Game Hunting

A Look into Shotguns, Chokes, and Shot Size for Snowshoe Hare Hunting

Helping make the choices in proper shotgun setups for snowshoe hare hunting including shot size and choke selection. At the age of 14, shortly before hunting season started, I was...

Eastern Cottontail Rabbit – History, Hunting, and Biology

Learn About Eastern Cottontail Rabbits and How to Hunt Them Whether you live in a rural area or suburban neighborhood east of the Rockies, you’ve likely had backyard visits from...

The Beagle – An Overview of North America’s Popular Rabbit Dog

Thinking about getting a beagle for hunting rabbits? The beagle is a commonly known small breed of hound that typically ranges between 13-15 inches in height at the shoulders....

Mountain Feist, Treeing Feist – A Look at Squirrel Hunting Dogs

Take a Dive into the History and World of the Mountain Feist and Squirrel Hunting Dogs in America. Over the last 20 years, a small dog has grown in popularity despite being around...

Is California an Underrated Upland Hunting Destination?

Take a look at the amazing opportunities for upland and small game hunting in California. When most people think of California they think of Hollywood, celebrities, beaches, and...

What is it like to Hunt Rabbits with Beagles?

Right in many of our upland covers awaits a whole new world of rabbit hunting with beagles. The two little hounds are whining loudly and scratching at the metal kennel...

A Introduction to Jump Shooting Ducks on Upland Hunts

Add some more variety to your next bird hunt by puddle jumping ducks. Bird hunting can take multiple forms. We can hike up rocky ridges to shoot red-legged devils (chukar) all the...

How to Hunt Snowshoe Hare with a Versatile Hunting Dog

Experimenting with ideas of hunting snowshoe hare with pointing dogs. This is an open call to all of us who have intentionally targeted rabbits and hares with versatile hunting...

Snowshoe Hare – Hunting, History, and More.

Admiring (and Chasing) the Aptly Named Snowshoe Hare With its gigantic, fuzzy feet and snow-white coat, it didn’t take much creativity to name the snowshoe hare (Lepus...

Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) – A Small Game Species Profile

Tree Rats, Bushy Tails, and Squirrels – Great No Matter What You Call Them We know what you’re thinking, and you’re right. A squirrel is most definitely not an upland bird....