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Three Reasons to Try Chukar Hunting

Trying out chukar hunting maybe your next public land adventure! You’ve heard the rumors. You’ve heard that it’s good cardio, that it’s transformative. We’ve all seen the bumper sticker, “Real men hunt chukar.” Your friend from Idaho says, “It’s a culture...

Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes – A Pheasant Hunters Guide

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes for a wide spread of situations. Pheasant hunting seems pretty straightforward. Go out, find a...

Bird Hunting App – OnX Hunt

How to use OnX Hunt to replace Plat Books as the ultimate bird hunting app. When it comes to hunting—and hunting upland birds—there’s...

The Unholy Art of Hunting Woodcock Without a Dog

Hunting woodcock without a dog is a culture in of itself. Long before being submerged into the vast realm of gun dogs, a subculture amongst...

How to Recover More Birds Without a Dog

Do you use these strategies to recover more birds without a dog? If you’ve been hunting long enough, you probably know the feeling. After...

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Three Reasons to Try Chukar Hunting

Trying out chukar hunting maybe your next public land adventure! You’ve heard the rumors. You’ve heard that it’s good cardio, that it’s transformative. We’ve all...

Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes – A Pheasant Hunters Guide

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes for a wide spread of situations. Pheasant hunting seems pretty straightforward. Go out, find a public piece of cover adjacent to, or...

Bird Hunting App – OnX Hunt

How to use OnX Hunt to replace Plat Books as the ultimate bird hunting app. When it comes to hunting—and hunting upland birds—there’s almost no such thing as having too many...

The Unholy Art of Hunting Woodcock Without a Dog

Hunting woodcock without a dog is a culture in of itself. Long before being submerged into the vast realm of gun dogs, a subculture amongst a subculture. Like many of Northwoods...

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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 and a trusted hunting buddy making your way through a favorite cover on 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 from a Novice Dog Handler on Bird Dog Commands When I was preparing to get my first puppy I did not think much about the words associated with bird dog commands....

I Need More Training than my Gun Dog

Our own abilities, and dedication are the solid foundation of gun dog training – Confessions of a first time gun dog trainer. As I progress throughout year one of my first...

To Steady or Not To Steady

Is steady training worth the time and investment with a gun dog? Dog One on point. Dog Two hurtles in around a thick tangle of juniper and slams the back, honoring his bracemate....