Pheasant Tower Shoot Tests Aim and Patience

By Jeff Dennis Wingshooting season peaks in the fall with the pursuit of migratory birds like doves and ducks. A transition to upland hunting occurs in winter when pointers work to find bobwhite quail to flush. Pheasant tower shoots become…

Post-Season Training for Retrievers

By: Kristy Fike We all have had problems arise when waterfowl hunting out on the water or in a field with our retrievers. After the season is over is the perfect time to fix those problems. Two problems that I…

Late Season Canada Goose Hunting

Photo By Blake Hodge Jeff Dennis and Daryl Hodge with a pair of late-season honkers   By Jeff Dennis Some East Coast states offer a late goose season, representing the last chance waterfowlers will have to hunt until September. Scouting…

Learning To “Gear Up” For Hunting

By: Tarra Stoddard So, you have decided you would like to try hunting! There are a few things you will need to do before you “gear up” and get out in the woods. Your journey should begin prior to hunting…

Building Blocks of Basic Gundog Training

By: Kristy Fike Have you ever had that buddy that wanted to take his new dog waterfowl hunting, and you know that this dog does not listen at all? In the back of your mind, you may be trying to…

Winter Checkups for Your Gear

Mark Fike Winter may be here and we may be getting bored with the cold rain and occasional snow and downright miserable temperatures, but there is much we all should be doing to prepare for spring fishing and hunting. Fishing…

Wood Duck Box Spring Maintenance

By: Jeff Dennis Especially in the southeastern states, the wood duck plays an important role as one of the top ducks in the hunter’s bag. The federal limit per day per hunter for wood ducks was raised from two woodies…

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