Working to bring back bobwhites to the Mountain State.
Some of these new-to-market items might help you lead the field this season.
When training my pointer puppy years ago, I wish I had known about the Smith Training Method, outlined and detailed in the exceptionally helpful book Training Bird Dogs with Ronnie Smith Kennels.
In order to prepare properly during the off-season, hunters should practice as much as possible on targets that simulate the birds they expect to encounter.
Over-the-shoulder bird holders
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.
Be one of the lucky 200 owners of this limited-edition volume, and check into Mathewson’s other fine works as well.
Rio’s Pro Eco Wad is made from organic vegetable materials and is 100% biodegradable and totally water soluble.
Elmer Crowell: Father of American Bird Carving is a biography of a gifted man, a view into a bygone era of abundant waterfowl and rich sporting enthusiasts, and a gallery of exquisite photographs of beautifully carved and lovingly painted decoys.
Gaining elevation for grouse & trout
Shotgunning in the Automatic Mind: The Guide for Shotgunners and Instructors offers a premise that is hard to argue with: that success requires a shooter to shoot in “the zone”
Now is the time to be thinking about gundogs. The following items will serve at home, in the field and in between this season.