The waterfowling season is fast approaching, and thoughts of it have stirred up fond memories of duck hunts past.
Ninety-eight percent of the proceeds from sale of the Federal Duck Stamp go to the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, which supports the purchase of migratory bird habitat for inclusion into the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Editor’s Note: With so many talented trainers and authorities in the gundog world, it’s a shame that we don’t hear from more of them….
Ruinously expensive, almost preposterously élitist, leading to giddy highs and suicidal lows, driven-grouse shooting is one of those sporting challenges that exceeds.
Inspired by the bucolic New England countryside, and using his knowledge of photography plus the skills he developed as an illustrator, Abbett developed his “impressionistic realism” style of painting and created the dog, wingshooting and angling images that would endear him to a generation of outdoorsmen.
Based on my tests, I am quite impressed with the quality and performance of the Rio bismuth loads I have shot. Bismuth-tin alloy is a good option for those who want to shoot softer nontoxic shot in guns with barrels or chokes that they believe could be damaged by hard shot types like steel or tungsten-composite.
Bird season is finally here, even if opening day is still a few weeks away where you are. Time to head for bird camp, but not before a comprehensive go-through of the gear closet.
“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” — Mark Twain Even the sarcastic genius of American wit, relaxing…
We like to spread the news on gamebird-related conservation action as often as possible, and here’s a simple and gratifying way you can stay informed on efforts to protect one of our most threatened and iconic species: the sage grouse.
The 2015-’16 Federal Duck Stamp—the first at the new price of $25—is now on sale.
The first thing to do is ascertain why you want to breed your dog.
If you’ve ever been chukar hunting in rimrock country or walked an endless rolling grassland sea seeking sharp-tailed grouse, these scenes will bring you back to those places and make you wish you had a plan to visit again soon.