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A quail call used during a California quail hunt
How to Use a Call for Hunting California Quail

Improve your hunting chances by learning how and why to use a quail call Silence.…

Two prairie chickens fly across a field
Guide to Hunting Prairie Chickens in Kansas

Learn how to hunt the greater prairie chicken in the legendary Flint Hills and Smoky…

Duck decoys float on a pond for a hunt
Preparing for Waterfowl Hunting Season

These tips will help you get ready for duck season and make the most of…

UplandJitsu hunting California quail without a dog
Hunting California Quail Without a Dog

A guide to researching, scouting, locating, hunting, and retrieving valley quail without the help of…

A bird hunter uses a bore snake to clean his shotgun
Using a Bore Snake to Clean Your Shotgun Barrel

Simplify your cleaning process and improve your gun’s reliability in the field with a bore…

Two rooster pheasants stand in a green field
Tips for Hunting Early Season Pheasants

Learn how to identify patterns in food, habitat, and hunting pressure to have a successful…

Wild bird meat in a vacuum sealed bag
Removing Freezer Burn from Your Upland Birds

Tips for Saving Game Meat and Avoiding Waste in the Kitchen What is the best…

A hunter looks at a smart phone while holding a shotgun
Using Scout-N-Hunt for New England Grouse Hunting

Finding new grouse hunting covers in New England with the Scout-N-Hunt app The truck crept…

A duck blind beside a spread of decoys for hunting
An Overview of Duck Blinds

Understanding the types of duck blinds and the importance of effective concealment will create better…

A plucked game bird on a plate ready for cooking
Plucking Game Birds, Technique, Time, and Merits

To pluck or not to pluck? Learn how to decide when a bird is worth…

A turkey hunter holds up a turkey during a fall hunt
How Fall Turkeys Can Improve Your Calling Skills

How to call in a fall turkey and learn from their language In my middle…

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…

A duck hunter sets up a small decoy spread.
Learning Small Decoy Spreads for Waterfowl

Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to duck decoy spreads Decoys and decoy spreads can be a…

A grouse hunting dog runs through the rain
Hunting Ruffed Grouse in the Rain

Tips for making the most of inclement weather when grouse hunting in the northwoods Let’s…

a pot with wild game birds in brine
Brining Game Birds for Grilling

Want to learn how to properly brine those game birds for more moist meat? Between…

Cashew Mandarin Pheasant in a bowl.
Cashew Mandarin Pheasant

Teriyaki and pheasant come together for your next pheasant recipe. By now I suspect you…

A new hunter taking the hunters safety course exam.
How to Get a Hunting License

This is the year you become a hunter because getting a hunting license is easier…

putting wax on leather boots for off season maintenance
Off-Season Maintenance for Leather Hunting Boots

A How-to Guide on Keeping Your Leather Hunting Boots in Working Order for the Long…

Doves across a field during the early hunting season
3 Dove Hunting Hacks to Try This Season

Increase your odds dove hunting this season with these clever hacks There are a few…

A snipe wading through mud in a field,
Proper Gear for Snipe Hunting

It does not take much gear to take up snipe hunting I love gear.  There,…

Bird hunters gearing up outside their cars
Bird Hunting by Car – Working with What You Have

Though we often think of trucks when it comes to bird hunting, a car can…