Upland Hunting Tips and Tactics

Dove Hunting Basics for Public Land

Follow these dove hunting basics to shoot enough birds for dinner. Too often hunters show up at a dove field and simply sit in the first patch of shade they find. If they paid...

How to Find Dusky Grouse – A Bird Hunting Guide

A guide to finding and hunting the Dusky Grouse. Short of having a heart attack, there is little more exciting than chasing Dusky grouse deep in the mountains while the aspens are...

Duping Doves with Decoys – The Three D’s

A few clever ways to increase your ammo bill with Dove decoys. With September 1 looming, dove hunters across the country are anxiously awaiting yet another start to the season....

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...

The Art of Ruffed Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs

Grouse hunting with flushing dogs takes a different approach than it does with pointers. If an artist was trying to convey the magic of autumn in the grouse woods, they’d...

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 Danner boots lightly broken in and the...

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...