Woodcock Hunting

A bird hunter holds a woodcock and a shotgun
A Guide to American Woodcock Hunting

Woodcock may be one of the greatest game birds to pursue for those interested in…

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Woodcock Shooting – Edmund Davis’ 1908 Classic in Audio Format

Woodcock Shooting stands as a timeless classic in upland hunting books and is now available…

A woodcock hunter holds a bird in his hands.
The Unrealized Opportunity of Woodcock Hunting in the Central Midwest

Ever consider hunting woodcock in the central Midwest states as they migrate south? When hunters…

A wirehaired pointing griffon retrieves an American woodcock
Do Woodcock Walk and Run from Points?

Exploring the phenomenon of woodcock that decide walking is better than flying. It can be…

A bird hunter steadies his dog on a woodcock point.
Why Woodcock are a Gun Dog’s Best Friend

Are woodcock the wild bird of choice to train dogs on the upcoming season? We…

Woodcock splash on downed leaves in a prime habitat.
Woodcock Splash or Chalk – Identifying Woodcock Droppings

Learn how to identify woodcock splash or sometimes referred to as chalk as a identifier…

A group of hunters walk into woodcock habitat
Targeting Worms with GIS Soil Data to find Woodcock Habitat

A Connecticut Woodsman tests theories of targeting worms for good Woodcock Habitat. If I could…

A hunter holds a woodcock while hunting without a dog.
The Unholy Art of Hunting Woodcock Without a Dog

Hunting woodcock without a dog is a culture in of itself. Long before it was…

A bird hunter walks through woodcock habitat.
How to Identify American Woodcock Habitat

Where and How to Find American Woodcock Habitat Throughout the Country The American woodcock shares…

An American Woodcock looks for worms on a young forest floor.
The American Woodcock Profile – Scolopax minor

A look at the migratory game bird of known for its many names the American…

A hunter mounts his shotgun to shoot at a woodcock in thick cover
Learning How to Shoot Through Thick Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock Cover

Ignoring the trees is easier said than done but a cornerstone to good wingshooting in…