Tom Huggler’s Grouse of North America and A Fall of Woodcock won national acclaim and are now collectible. His Quail Hunting in America (Stackpole) is still in print. A Fall of Woodcock was reprinted recently by Skyhorse Publishing.
Walking in the footsteps of those who hunted before.
Bird camps—the good, the bad and the ugly
A sportsman’s paradise in Lower Michigan
Anyone who has owned bird dogs knows the road to understanding their behavior runs both ways: We learn as much as we teach—and sometimes a lot more.
Bird hunters like stuff, and we accumulate lots of it, which is why some things can be forgotten, misplaced or, gulp, lost.
This gun is the firearms maker’s answer to Henry Ford’s Model T: ubiquitous, dependable and cheap.
What follows is salient advice from my best-selling book, assuredly nonfiction.
Bemoaning a closed season on mourning doves.
Taking advantage of the summer lull
Bird hunters live for the “flush rush”—that catch of breath, that endorphin sluice—triggered by “Bird up!” or the roar of wings. Odd, though, how the order of such drama changes as we grow older.
Remembering an unforgetable character named “Red”
Some adventures just seem jinxed from the start.