The Land of Plenty: 4 Stories About Hunting Public Ground

Click here to read the full article. There are plenty of complaints hunters make about public land. Usually those complaints boil down to: 1) it’s too crowded; 2) there’s not enough game. But not all public land is created equally. For every grumbling grievance about public land, there’s a story that’s just the opposite. Public […]

Washington Pheasant Hunting Forecast 2018

Click here to read the full article.By Tom Carpenter  WEATHER AND CONDITIONS “In eastern Washington, spring and early summer had good conditions for nesting and brood rearing,” reports Sarah Kindschuh, Small Game and Furbearer Specialist with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “But the summer turned hot and dry quickly, which may have limited […]

Hunting Wild vs. Preserve Birds, 101

Click here to read the full article. Some wingshooters are wild-bird snobs. I get the appeal, since I’m lucky enough to live in a place with an abundance of sword-tailed roosters that grow armorlike feathers late in the season, skittish Huns that are prone to flushing wild in the wheat stubble, and grouse that dust […]

Wisconsin Pheasant Hunting Forecast 2018

Click here to read the full article.By Tom CarpenterWEATHER AND CONDITIONS “Most of the state was covered in snow for some of the nesting season,” reports Jaqi Christopher, Wildlife Biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. “This could have had an impact on the pheasant hatch, but the summer weather was decent throughout the […]

2018 Shotgun Showcase: Small-Gauge Guns

Click here to read the full article.By Larry Brown These guns, lighter in weight and generally easier on the shooter in terms of recoil, would be particularly appropriate for birds such as quail, ruffed grouse, woodcock and doves. But plenty of hunters go afield with a 20 or a 16 in pursuit of pheasants as […]

Pre-Season Training for Pointing Dogs

Click here to read the full article.Upland bird seasons are in the air, and it’s time to tune up your pointing dog with this 4-part approachBy Steve Hickoff His name is synonymous with steady, thoughtful dog training. Emphasizing proper bird manners and conditioning, George Hickox’s training methods are well-known by those who attend his clinics. […]

New for Hunters: Nebraska Upland Slam

Click here to read the full article. Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever, along with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) are challenging upland hunters to harvest four upland bird species this fall to complete the Nebraska Upland Slam for 2018. The new initiative is aimed at getting more hunters outside to enjoy the treasured […]

Summer Pheasant Report: North Dakota

Click here to read the full article.By Tom Carpenter, Editor – Pheasants Forever No matter how you measure summer, it starts to wane somewhere, sometime, in July.  Maybe the weather doesn’t quite say autumn is on the way, but the upland hunter’s mind begins to turn just a bit toward autumn – getting the dog […]

Inside Autumn UA 2018

Click here to read the full article.Inside the Upland Almanac Autumn 2018 issue, enjoy a collection of art and personal stories in our Day’s End section with contributions from Jerry Dennis and Paul Tunkis. With this issue Timothy C. Flanigan, John N. Felsher, Jeff Nedwick and David Books provide the 2018 Scout Report. John N. […]

Autumn 2018 UA Kitchen: Crispy Panko-Crusted Grouse and Wild Mushrooms Spiked with Cognac

Click here to read the full article. Home   >   Autumn 2018 Issue   >   Autumn 2018 UA Kitchen: Crispy Panko-Crusted Grouse and Wild Mushrooms Spiked with Cognac By UA Staff on July 5, 2018 An excerpt from the UA Kitchen…I’m a terrible grouse shot, so amazingly, I hit the first partridge of […]

Autumn 2018 Feature: The Scout

Click here to read the full article. By UA Staff on July 5, 2018 An excerpt from The Scout 2018…It’s time for our annual preseason look at the habitat conditions, weather phenomena and bird populations across the Lower 48 states that will probably play a major role in the situations you face when you step […]

Father's Day Gifts for Bird Hunters

Click here to read the full article. When it comes right down to it, all you really need to go bird hunting is a license, a shotgun, and some shells (and maybe an orange vest). But where’s the fun in that? The latest and greatest hunting gear can help you—and more importantly, your dad—shoot better, […]

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