R3 Tag Archive

The Etiquette of Hunting Over Someone Else’s Bird Dog

Think about these rules to get invited back to hunting over someone else’s bird dog. I will say it up front: I am far from being an expert on bird dogs. But if there is one...

On Being an African-American Upland Hunter from the South

A candid and honest look at African-American Upland Culture. Where do upland hunting traditions go when the old guys are gone?  What happens to the culture of upland bird hunting...

My Bird Dog Pup Goes to the Big Leagues

Or, That Time I Drove 900 Miles for a Dog Test I popped an antacid into my mouth and tossed a second one to Joe. It was indecently early in southeast Idaho and our nerves were...

Upland Shotguns – Which is right for bird hunting?

Picking your first upland shotgun? Here’s what you need to know. So you want to be a bird hunter. As the season approaches, you’re starting to gear up: new hunting boots,...

How Bird Hunting is Turning the Tide on Hunter Recruitment

Bird hunting is at the forefront of hunter recruitment. Doom and gloom seems to be all headlines lately when it comes to hunter numbers in the United States. The 2016 survey by...

The Reward—A Hunter Mentor Film

Mark Fouts, Director of Member Relations & Outreach for the Ruffed Grouse Society, shares his personal passion for the Hunter Mentor Program. Mark Fouts reflects on the...

Why Upland Hunters Need to Share their Covers

The future of upland hunting is more important than our personal needs. I hate to use the word I almost as much as I hate to generalize people. That starts this article out on...

Small Game Hunting, Big Hunting Adventure

Small Game Hunting offers a big adventure at an affordable price. Many of us think of Big Game hunting when we think of the great adventures that have inspired us to spend, well,...

Upland Hunting—A Cure for Modern Ailments

4 Easy Upland Hunting Cures for 4 Common Modern Ailments We live in a society that involves a full time commitment to a lot of things in order to be successful. From our families...

4 Reasons to be Both a Deer Hunter and Grouse Hunter

Being a Deer Hunter and Grouse Hunter can be a good match. As someone who comes from a strong background of deer hunting, it has weighed on my mind more than once whether I could...