I have spent nearly 50 years in sage grouse country and I seldom hunt them anymore, simply because they don’t provide much challenge on the wing.
Alaska grousing within reach of a road.
To Arizona for Gambel’s quail and wide-open spaces.
Regrettably, well-known guide and trainer Web Parton is retiring. So this piece is not a recommendation of a trainer but an indication of what to look for in a snake-avoidance clinic: above all a trainer with a feel for dogs as individuals and a willingness to invest time in their education.
Montana sportsmen have fought for access to recreational opportunities on public land. Blocked access is an issue across the West.