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.
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 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.
Every bird dog hunter has his or her own reasons for remaining loyal to a breed, but on occasion some question their seemingly well-established puppy predilection.
Steel has gotten so good that many pheasant hunters shoot it all the time.
Outdoor Life’s Open Country Awards recognize champions of public lands, celebrating visionaries who have demonstrated long-term commitment to advocating for public access.
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