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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 Wild Pheasant Hunting in North America

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

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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…

A black lab sits by a pond ready to duck hunt
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…

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.…

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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…

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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…

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An Overview of Duck Blinds

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

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How to Pluck 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…