How-to

How to Run and Gun in Turkey Hunting

Use a mobile approach to track down more turkeys and increase your hunting opportunities As…

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The Basics of Scouting for Ducks

Using sheer grit and determination to figure out where to find ducks I checked the…

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How to Butcher an Upland Game Bird

How, when, and why to break down upland game birds for cooking, along with instructions…

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The Flatlander’s Guide to Hunting Desert Quail

Expect mountains and difficult terrain when hunting the wily game birds of the Southwest desert…

A pair of female bobwhite quail
Understanding Bobwhite Quail Behavior

Think like a naturalist to unlock clues in upland bird habitat, behavior and patterns Sometimes…

A quail hunter in the Arizona desert
Using Sound to Improve Your Quail Hunting

Strengthen your listening skills with some simple exercises and learn how to reduce your noise…

A pheasant hunter in a snowy field
Tips for Late Season Pheasant Hunting

As seasons draw to a close, pheasant hunting requires a little extra strategy to outsmart…

A group of bird hunters walking on federal public lands.
Types of Public Land for Hunting Access in America

Public lands fall under many types and jurisdictions, but understanding them can open countless hunting…

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Common Decoy Spreads for Puddle Ducks and Divers

Advice for new duck hunters on decoy spreads When you get any waterfowlers to talk…

A mixed flock of ducks rises from a pond
Hunting Mid-Season Stale Ducks

Think differently and ‘do the opposite’ to try to outsmart mid-season ducks that have grown…

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A-Frame Style Duck Blinds

Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of this blind design that is growing in popularity…

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Upland Hunting by Back Country Skis

The Alaskan wilderness became much more accessible when this hunter added skis to his repertoire…

A Pheasant hunter walks alone in a field
How to Hunt Pheasant by Yourself

Take a look at some pheasant hunting tips and tactics to make hunting pheasant alone…

Duck Blinds on a Budget

Try these tips for a natural duck blind without spending money on an expensive blind…

The bed of a pickup truck packed for upland bird hunting
Hunting Road Trip Packing List

Prepare for your next bird hunting trip with this helpful packing list I am a…

A black Labrador retrieves a female bobwhite quail
How to Make a Wing and Tail Fan Mount

Preserve the memory of your hunt with these simple, DIY bird taxidermy instructions that anyone…

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting in North America

Learn how to hunt pheasants by understanding the gear, identifying the right habitat, and learning…

A hunting dog looks over the edge of Hells Canyon
A Beginner’s Guide to Hells Canyon

Tips for making the most of your first hunting trip to this iconic chukar destination…

A duck hunter calls while hidden in a natural blind
Duck Blind Quick Tips and Hacks

The perfect duck blind may not exist, but these tips will help improve your setup…

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The Case Against Fair Weather Waterfowl Hunting

Foul-weather hunting can bring the best opportunities when other hunters are staying home There are…

A group of pheasant hunters push through a field toward blockers.
Pushing and Blocking Method of Pheasant Hunting

This old-fashioned method of hunting pheasants combines tradition and history into an effective method of…