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A sage grouse hunter hunting in sage grouse habitat.
How to Identify Sage Grouse Habitat

How to Identify Sage Grouse Habitat in a Sea of Sagebrush In order to find…

an upland hunter holds a ruffed grouse with friends.
A Full Guide to Ruffed Grouse Hunting

Get an accelerated education on ruffed grouse hunting for this fall Whether you live in…

shotgun chokes on a table with an over and under shotgun.
Understanding Shotgun Chokes – How to Choose a Choke Size for Hunting

Exploring the practical application of shotgun chokes in wingshooting Let me be upfront. Grasping the…

an assortment of sport dog food ingredients.
How do we Navigate the Sport Dog Food Market? – The Consumer Conundrum

Choosing a dog food in today’s market can be a challenge of facts versus fiction…

Two bird hunters work to safely cross a barbed wire fence
How to Safely Cross Barbed Wire Fences when Hunting

Crossing those barbed-wire obstacles is just a basic part of upland hunting Most bird hunters…

A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Vintage Side-by-Side Shotguns

Your introduction to vintage side-by-side shotguns This article originally appeared as “Avoiding Double Trouble” in…

A hunter holds up a rooster while pheasant hunting
Places Pheasant Hide During the Hunting Season

Figuring out where pressured ring-necked pheasant hide during the hunting season can give you an…

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 grouse hunter walks through the snow while hunting.
Ruffed Grouse Hunting in the Snow

Tips and tactics for ruffed grouse hunting in the snow As I gaze out the…

A pheasant hunter shoots at a group of pheasant as they flush
Common Mistakes in Pheasant Hunting

Avoid these common mistakes made in pheasant hunting to increase your success in the field…

A pheasant hunter loads theor shotgun with ammunition
Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes – A Pheasant Hunters Guide

A guide to pheasant hunting ammo and chokes, for a wide spread of situations Pheasant…

A hunter looks at OnX Maps while bird hunting with his dog.
OnX Hunt – Practical Application in Bird Hunting

How to use OnX Hunt to replace Plat Books as the ultimate bird hunting app.…

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 hunter recovers a woodcock without a bird dog.
How to Recover More Birds Without a Dog

Do you use these strategies to recover more birds without a dog? If you’ve been…

A shotgun with shotgun shells and a ruffed grouse on a table
Choosing Shot Sizes and Chokes for Ruffed Grouse

Knowing how to choose shot sizes and chokes for ruffed grouse hunting can change through…

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…

A hunter exposes the crop of a ruffed grouse to see what it was eating
Ruffed Grouse Hunting Tip: Know What They Are Eating

Follow this ruffed grouse hunting advice on slow days in your covers However predictable we…

A ruffed grouse hunter walks through thick ruffed grouse habitat
How to Identify Ruffed Grouse Habitat

Where to Find Ruffed Grouse Habitat Throughout the Country If you’re going to be a…

A grouse hunter walks into a cover wit his English Setter
Google Map Scouting to Find Grouse and Woodcock Hunting Spots this Fall

How to use Google Maps to Your Advantage for Bird Hunting this season. In almost…

A hunter cleaning a shotgun on a table.
Preserving Legacy: How to Clean a Shotgun

Knowing how to clean a shotgun is a basic part of being an upland hunter…

A bird hunter straps a gopro to his head.
How to Self-Film Your Bird Hunting Videos

It is possible to create solid quality self-filmed bird hunts. Bird hunting videos are a…