A Setter's Paradise
Hunting woodcock in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is a gentleman’s endeavor made even more regal by the use of classic double-barrel shotguns with friends who aren’t afraid to let them bark.
Cool Finds at the Great American Outdoor Show, Part 1
Everywhere you turn at the Great American Outdoor Show, something new and interesting awaits. Here are some of our favorite scenes from the 2019 show, but they represent just a fraction of what keeps us going back every year. See you there next February!
Game Profiles: American Woodcock
This dweller of the forest floor is the world’s slowest-flying bird: the American woodcock, the migratory gamebird known in the country’s northern regions as the harbinger of spring because of the male’s unique courtship flight.
Upland East Tactics for 2017
Surprising upland opportunities abound in the East. But the wisdom to find them is fading like an old hunter’s hairline.
Why Anti-Logging Policies are Killing Grouse and Woodcock
Meanwhile woodcock have annually declined 1.2-percent since 1968—that means 800,000 fewer male woodcock than in the early 1970's. What can be done? Kyle Wintersteen takes a closer look.
The Old Hemlock Line
The tradition of woodcock hunting runs deep in New England. If you hunt over the right dogs, you learn why.
Western Bird Bonanza
You, your friends and dogs can park the truck, lace up your boots and walk an upland hunter's dream. Just go west.
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.