Tom Davis is an Editor at Large for Shooting Sportsman.
Pheasant hunting, 21st Century style
Eldridge Hardie, one of the preeminent sporting artists of our time and a man of great humanity, integrity and a steely but lightly worn resolve, passed away August 11 following a heart attack.
Appalachian Grouse Dog: A Boomer’s Memoir is in fact three memoirs written by three people about one animal: a Ryman-bred English setter whelped in 1993 named Cokesbury’s Commander.
Maynard Reece, the beloved artist hailed as the “King of the Federal Duck Stamp,” passed away in Des Moines, Iowa, where he’d lived since 1938.
Over the course of three seasons, on a Brigadoon-like highland deep in the Appalachians, dog and bird thrust and parry, matching wits and nerves and senses, each made better by the other.
Grouse & Woodcock: The Birds of My Life, by Timothy C. Flanigan, is available from Wild River Press.
What to do—and not to do—if your dog gets caught in a trap.
When upland hunters share coverts with wolves
For almost 60 years some of the finest Labrador retrievers in the world—national champions, hall-of-famers, sires and dams that have made incalculable contributions to the breed—have come from Mary Howley’s Candlewood Kennels.
His name was Timothy Murphy, he made his home in Fargo, and his poetry, if you’ve not had the pleasure, will hit you where you live.
With the IHAP program, the focus is on habitat—and hunters who access enrolled properties know they are going to find good bird cover.
A unique perspective on the challenges—and rewards—of hunting with a “senior” partner.