Archive for upland

Spicy Seared Quail

Summer is fast approaching and grills are coming out. Looking for a new light dish? Try Georgia's spicy seared quail.

May 29, 2012

Waterfowler Numbers Take a Dive

Recent trends indicate that waterfowlers are ditching their duck blinds for deer stands.

April 30, 2012

Are Windmills Killing Ducks?

Wind farms produce an increasing amount of the country's power, but how many migratory birds are lost in the effort?

April 26, 2012

Finally: A Good Way to Move Bird Taxidermy

While my spoonbill will never be the same, I am happy to report that the rest of my bird taxidermy survived the move to Pennsylvania. And even happier to report that after years of accidental defeatherings, I have finally found an effective, easy and inexpensive way to transport upland bird and waterfowl taxidermy.

March 15, 2012

Five Tips for Snow Geese Conservation Hunts

With the freedom to unplug your shotgun, use electronic calls and, best of all, no bag limits, a conservation snow goose hunt offers plenty of off-season fun.

February 23, 2012

Pheasant Hunting with the Benelli Legacy

A simple hunt for ringneck pheasants in early fall is made exponentially better with the presence of the handsome Benelli Legacy shotgun.

February 07, 2012

How to Make the Most of Late-Season Geese

For the resident goose hunter, the season goes on, but tactics must change for continued success.

February 01, 2012

Five Drakes, Five Different Species

Delta Waterfowl posted a must-see photo to its Facebook page this morning:

February 01, 2012

Getting Started in Waterfowling

Using these tips, even a novice waterfowler can get into the field and find success with minimal time, effort and expenditure.

January 30, 2012

Late-Season Waterfowl: The Final Countdown

As the last days of the season approach, now is the time to use every trick and strategy you know to make the best of remaining hours afield.

January 25, 2012

The British Driven Shoot and a Woodcock Recipe

If you are lucky enough to shoot the elusive woodcock, give this simple and sweet recipe a try.

January 25, 2012

Delta's Senior VP: Pray for Cold & Snow "Up North"

We at Dogs, Shotguns and Other Vices have been praying for a cold front to save our duck season since Thanksgiving, and yet here we are: January 13 and it's still 10-15 degrees above normal without a snowflake in sight across much of the country. This wacky weather cycle has persisted for so long that, according to Delta Waterfowl Senior Vice President John Devney, it has even become a conservation concern. Ducks reaped the benefits of last spring's flooding across the Prairie Pothole Region, but, Devney says, "Mother Nature has flipped the switch."

January 13, 2012

Tips for Late Season Goose Hunting

Hunter-wise geese may be difficult to fool, but if you take your cues from the geese in your area you should see your fair share of limit hunts.

January 11, 2012

Hunt Safely on the Water This Winter

The majority of sportsman fatalities on the water are preventable. Follow these steps to avoid becoming another statistic.

January 06, 2012

Tips for Hunting Waterfowl on Small Water

Small hidden holes of water like millponds can provide some of the most enjoyable shooting of the year.

January 04, 2012