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Top-Dog Gear

What hunter doesn’t think that his or her gundog is the best? Such assessments are based on performance, of course, but they also factor...

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Tracking-and-Training Devices

The distance display on the Garmin Alpha 300 resembled one of those rapidly spinning cartoon odometers: 300 yards, 350 yards, 400 yards . ....

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Smashing-Good Gear

For the shotgunner, there are few things as satisfying as smashing a clay target. Figuring out the lead, speed and perfect break point, and...

Guide to Guides and Outfitters

Guide to Bird Guides & Outfitters

Whether you’re looking to hunt grouse in Maine, waterfowl in Saskatchewan or desert quail in Arizona, the questions are always the same: Who has...

Rubber Match

Waterproof walking boots I’ll confess that I have PTSD when it comes to rubber boots. Some of the worst blisters I’ve suffered have been...

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Tricked Out for Travel

"Travel” means different things to different people. For some it involves trekking around the globe via planes, trains and automobiles. For others it’s simply...

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On Choosing a Pointing Dog

As bird hunters, we all appreciate the beauty of a classy pointing dog that hunts in control, sticks every point and effortlessly retrieves downed...

Landing Gear

There’s a moment in waterfowling when everything changes. It’s when the birds commit and lower their “landing gear” to set in. It’s also when...