I grew up in a family with Brittanys, while my wife grew up in a Lab household. After hours of newlywed debate, Meredith and I settled on German shorthairs as the breed “compromise” between Britts and Labs. Ten years later, we’ve hunted eleven states in search of eight different game birds and learned a lot along the way.
Brief breed profiles of three popular French pointers.
Several states received ample amounts of snowfall and endured cold temperatures across their pheasant ranges this past winter. While some biologists in states like Oregon and Washington are expecting lower than normal overwinter survival, they are quick to note that, with the right spring weather, all that excess moisture could serve as a boon to upland bird populations.
The key to making them beneficial is proper construction.
In the arsenal of habitat practices, disking is uncomplicated, effective and comparatively inexpensive.
The new SportDOG Brand® TEK Series 1.5 includes a combination of HopTek Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology, paired with the smaller collar receiver from the TEK Series 2.0.
A simple recipe that employs the braising technique.
Just like their human counterparts, some bird dog breeds have skeletons in their closets, strange stories and debatable legends.
Bird dogs for pheasant and quail hunting often excel in different areas. Learn the differences among the flushing, pointing and retrieving breeds suitable for upland game hunting.
The Northwest Suburban Chapter of Pheasants Forever in the Twin Cities metro region is sponsoring two pheasant hunting camps in July and August to help restore hunter numbers in Minnesota.
The recently published Minnesota Pheasant Summit Action Plan Report Card shows incremental progress in 2016 to restore habitat and hunting traditions in Minnesota's pheasant range.
The heart is my favorite flavor of any hunt. It tastes of the quarry—all cuts, in one comprehensive bite. Just a few seconds sizzling in a skillet, sharing with family. It is one of the best things I have ever eaten.
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