Mentoring

Stack of various shotgun shell boxes in a gun store.
First-Timer’s Guide to Buying Shotgun Shells

To the uninitiated, the gun counter can be an intimidating place. Learn how to navigate…

Birds-eye view of a clay target shooting range
A New Hunter’s Road from Skeet Shooting to the Dove Field

Hunting can become a passion when you least expect it, even if you have to…

A dog hunts chukar on a steep incline
Etiquette in Public Land Chukar Hunting

Chukar hunting demands large areas of land and plenty of space between hunters, so openly…

An upland hunter mentors a new bird hunter
Practicing Good Upland Hunting Etiquette

Good hunting etiquette extends beyond the law to ensure that hunters maintain a good reputation…

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#122 | New Hunter Education and Mentorship with Mark Norquist of Modern Carnivore

A conversation exploring the motivations, challenges and opportunities of new hunters with Mark Norquist of…

A hunter shares their success while hunting in Kansas.
When Anti-Hotspotting Goes Too Far: Hunter Suppression in the Age of Social Media

Is the sharing of hunting knowledge taboo or is it a key part of helping…

A grouse hunter walking to his truck on public lands.
The Ethics and Issues of Hotspotting in Hunting

What are the lines that define hotspotting public lands in the bird hunting community? It’s…

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…

A group of bird hunters follow a dog through thick cover
The Difference Between Upland Purists and Opportunist

At the end of the day, Upland Purists and Opportunists have the same goal. The…