Upland and waterfowl seasons are open but a fraction of the year—so, what do you do with your faithful gundog during the 9 or 10 months when you aren’t hunting? A dog bred to hunt ought to hunt, of course, but he doesn’t necessarily need to fetch birds to be happy. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few suggestions on how you can keep your favorite hunting buddy occupied in the "offseason."
Shed elk antler hunting is popular as a pastime and a business—mainly because sheds are found in some of the most picturesque country on the continent, and their sale delivers dollars. But make no mistake, it is hunting. Heed our man’s advice, based on experience, for a successful spring outing.