Hunting > Upland & Waterfowl

Best All ’Round Hunting Dog?

For as long as there have been different breeds of gundog, there have been hunters arguing for the merit of one breed over the other. So, which canine really is the best all-around hunting dog? Ron Spomer thinks he has the answer.

June 18, 2013

Did You Know: Hunting Dogs Dominate State Breeds

Only a handful of states across the nation have named official canine representatives, but there seems to be a common thread among those that do: they have a habit of choosing breeds that have ties to hunting.

May 28, 2013

AmericanHunter.org's Puppy Primer

Whether you've already purchased America's next great hunting dog or just plan on doing so sometime soon, there's plenty you'll need to know about the months to come. Here are a few tips from noted gundog enthusiast Kyle Wintersteen.

May 13, 2013

A Movie for Hunters Who Like Movies

It's no secret that Hollywood hasn't been much of friend to the American hunter in the last century. That said, if someone were to produce a modern hunting film, how would you want it to be done? Stephen Hunter has some ideas of his own.

April 24, 2013

AmericanHunter.org's 2013 BragBoard

Half the fun of hunting is showing off the photos of your latest trip. AmericanHunter.org is offering you a chance to brag about your recent hunts right here, with our 2013 BragBoard. Browse other readers' photos below and, when you're ready, submit photos of your own using the "Upload" icon below. You can also submit pictures to EmediaHunter@nrahq.org.

April 09, 2013

How to Build a Better Wood Duck Box

Few ducks are as beautiful in plumage and flight as the wood duck. Though sparsely encountered by hunters after the first cold snap, there's another way to enjoy this particular bird—by building wood duck boxes. Through perfecting its assembly, you can observe, appreciate and give back to arguably North America’s most beautiful bird.

March 29, 2013

So-Long Sage Grouse

The sage grouse, America's iconic native game bird, conjures images of the Western frontier. But it faces extinction unless we face its threats and find some solutions.

March 18, 2013

Conservation Season in Southern Illinois

Waterfowl seasons as a whole have shut down by late February and early March, save one: snow goose conservation season. With the opportunity to unplug your shotgun, break out the electronic calls and dream about the possibilities of no bag limits, conservation season can make for exciting stuff when things go right.

March 14, 2013

From the Cookbook: Big D's Char-Roasted Goose

This recipe may take some time, but the end result will be worth it because who knows how to cook wild game better than a hunter?

March 07, 2013

Black Ducks in Peril

The Atlantic Flyway’s most iconic bird has dwindled to less than half its historic population. Will new research turn the tide?

February 28, 2013

From the Cookbook: Marinated Roast Wild Ducks

A popular meat for hunters and non-hunters alike, this particular duck recipe is chock-full of delicious ingredients that will appeal to any palette.

February 21, 2013

8 Cliché Dog Names

A gundog spends years as your go-to hunting buddy—so picking a name is no small task. If you want to be original, stay away from these common and cliché options.

February 13, 2013

An Extremely Polite Bird Hunt

A veteran grouse hunter finds out why fast-flushing birds of the Deep South are regarded as gentlemanly.

January 30, 2013

From the Cookbook: Stuffed Wild Goose

If you're looking to cook something different for the family, look no further! This stuffed wild goose recipe is just the ticket.

December 27, 2012

From the Cookbook: Long Island Goose

Waterfowl seasons are in full swing, and it's time to start deciding how you're going to enjoy your next goose. Here's an idea from a fellow NRA member.

November 29, 2012