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Where to Find Late Season Educated Ring-necks

Figure out where educated Ring-Necks hide late season. If you’re lucky enough to still be hunting ring-necks this late in the season, the place to find the pheasants has probably changed a lot since opening day. Long tails are quick learners. Which means they’ve...

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 smell a bird, walk effortlessly through...

Grouse Hunting in the Snow

Tips and Tactics for Ruffed Grouse hunting in the snow. As I gaze out the window on a cold December day, watching large snow flakes fall...

The Common Errors of Pheasant Hunting

Avoid these common errors of pheasant hunting. Looking out over the cut milo field, we could see pheasants milling about for food. Mother...

3 Things to Consider when Hunting Pheasants with a Dog

Hunting pheasants can be a challenge to anyone, but here are 3 ways to help improve the odds. So there you are. You’ve got your brand new...

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Where to Find Late Season Educated Ring-necks

Figure out where educated Ring-Necks hide late season. If you’re lucky enough to still be hunting ring-necks this late in the season, the place to find the pheasants has...

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 smell a bird, walk effortlessly through thick brush, and cover ten times as much...

Grouse Hunting in the Snow

Tips and Tactics for Ruffed Grouse hunting in the snow. As I gaze out the window on a cold December day, watching large snow flakes fall and blanket the ground, I can’t help but...

The Common Errors of Pheasant Hunting

Avoid these common errors of pheasant hunting. Looking out over the cut milo field, we could see pheasants milling about for food. Mother Nature had laid out a new white canvas...

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Things They Don’t Tell You About Bird Dog Training – Pigeons are Disgusting and Other Surprises

Not everything in bird dog training is disclosed when you get your first gun dog. This article is the second in a series on upland hunting from the beginner’s perspective....

What Just Happened to My Life: Bringing Home Our First Gun Dog

First hand perspective of adding a first gun dog to the family. This article is the first in a series on upland hunting from the beginner’s perspective. Follow my failures,...

The Other Reasons We Buy Hunting Dogs

There are many reasons, unrelated to wingshooting, that we buy hunting dogs. The decision to get a hunting dog puppy was made last spring. Though that decision was not necessarily...

Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper, and GPS?

Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper and GPS may be more practical than you think. Imagine yourself making your way through a favorite cover on a crisp October morning with a...

Gun Dog Training – Five Things a Novice Should Know

First Time Advice on Gun Dog Training from a Struggling Novice Beginning on the path of gun dog training is no small feat. It is a world of obstacles, failures, and defeat. But...

Choosing our Bird Dog Commands Carefully

Confessions of a Novice Dog Handler on Bird Dog Commands When I was preparing to get my first puppy, I didn’t think much about the words associated with bird dog commands....