Archive for upland and waterfowl

Indiana May Close Grouse Season Statewide

Upland bird hunting is in a sad state of affairs in Indiana, where the state's Division of Fish and Wildlife has proposed closing the ruffed grouse hunting season statewide.

September 29, 2014

Where Doves Fly

Field Editor Frank Miniter offers five tips that should help you get a leg up on your competition in the dove field this fall.

September 08, 2014

Quail in the Land of the Maya

The new NRA Outdoors program matches members with hassle-free adventures that make hunting dreams come true. Somehow they even knew about my dream for action-packed wingshooting in a relaxing tropical paradise.

August 14, 2014

Meet in the Middle, In Waterfowl Heaven

The miles between two pals are nothing when the halfway point is the duck-loaded Chesapeake Bay. A weekend retreat to this storied mecca of all things fowl was just what they needed to collect new yarns to spin in the offseason.

December 17, 2013

Minnesota DNR: We Underestimated Pheasant Counts

From concerns over loss of prairie habitat to alarmingly low roadside survey numbers, it's been a bad news cycle for the ring-necked pheasant. A recent report out of Minnesota, though, offers some hope.

December 04, 2013

A Puppy Shower Wish List

Raising a gundog puppy is, in at least a few ways, similar to raising a newborn child. As Kyle Wintersteen notes, maybe it's time for hunters start borrowing a few well-known, baby-related traditions.

December 03, 2013

Five Dove Recipes to Try This Fall

Upland seasons are in full swing, and by now many hunters have already amassed a respectable stockpile of dove breasts. Looking for a new way to enjoy them? Georgia Pellegrini offers five of her favorite dove recipes for the fall.

October 07, 2013

Dove Field Safety

Hunting in all its forms is a safe and enjoyable activity. Complacency, however, can and will lead to accidents. A dove field full of hunters can become dangerous if someone gets lazy. Stick to these simple tips from Kyle Wintersteen to ensure that everyone stays safe this fall.

October 07, 2013

Ultimate Dove Fields

Dove season is just days away—are you ready for another year of wingshooting? Right on time, Kyle Wintersteen offers four ideal dove field setups that you should keep your eye out for this season.

August 30, 2013