As a wildlife biologist for the state of West Virginia, Walter Lesser influenced important conservation projects for the Ruffed Grouse and many other species over his long career.
Here are a few pieces of gear that may give you that chip when you most need it.
Ducks Unlimited’s latest video visits Mike Hruby, a DU volunteer, donor and decoy carver from Texas.
Taken for granted by hunters outside the South for many years, shooting these little gray speedsters is both fun and challenging.
The National Wildlife Federation is working with Youth Job Corps in Montana to protect greater sage grouse populations. By marking miles of fence, NWF is helping to improve existing ranching infrastructure, making fence safer for sage grouse and other species that inhabit the sage-steppe grasslands of Montana. Watch the video.
Returning to Cheyenne Ridge Signature Lodge.
Hunters have the greatest choice among 20-gauge loads, from traditional lead to nontoxics that include Kent’s bismuth offerings. Fans of the 28 gauge have more choice than ever, including loads from RST and Fiocchi.
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.
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There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to finding the “right” range. The only question is: What’s right for you?
A late-season shoot at Primland
Now that you have that New Year’s Resolution in place, it’s time to start planning—and part of that means shopping for quality adventure gear.