Wingshooting

Films from the Grouse Woods

The Project Upland series “ . . . captures the passions and traditions of the grouse woods to inspire a new generation of upland hunters,” as RGS puts it. This is good stuff — well worth watching. We can almost smell the North Woods in October . . .

“Duck Blind Heaven”

The daughter of the late Robert Childress, a commercial artist and contemporary of Norman Rockwell’s, will donate a portion of the proceeds from each…

Driven to Distraction

The video here shows world-champion clay shooter George Digweed shooting with a loader in a grouse butt on a simulated moorland drive.

Ducks, Unlimited

The waterfowling season is fast approaching, and thoughts of it have stirred up fond memories of duck hunts past.

On Snilesworth Moor

Ruinously expensive, almost preposterously élitist, leading to giddy highs and suicidal lows, driven-grouse shooting is one of those sporting challenges that exceeds.

ROBERT K. ABBETT 1926 – 2015

Inspired by the bucolic New England countryside, and using his knowledge of photography plus the skills he developed as an illustrator, Abbett developed his “impressionistic realism” style of painting and created the dog, wingshooting and angling images that would endear him to a generation of outdoorsmen.