Just like a French vacation, you'll get along better with the locals — and learn more — if you speak at least some of the language. The bird dog world is no different, especially in the wacky field trial or hunt test environment.
None of this will help you shoot more birds or make your dogs steadier. But in the long run, you will be enriched by the memories you make, the friendships forged. The journey will rise a notch or two on your life list.
Picking landmarks and planning your approach should be a sophisticated process – much more than a casual glance through the binos. The more time you spend carefully choosing landmarks, the more successful your stalk will be.
A big part of the NWTF show every year is the Youth Grand National Turkey Calling Championships. Throngs of young turkey callers took to the stage in three divisions with dreams of being crowned a world champion.
Kansas is moving toward removing what some gun-rights advocates see as its last major restriction on firearms, with the state Senate debating a bill to end a requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons.
Geese, ducks and other birds are usually the problem. But, recently it was wildlife of another sort. It took an hour before crews chased down a coyote that was wandering across the runways and killed it.
The survey focuses on animals taken by professional trappers in several counties near Augusta; on tracts across the Savannah River in South Carolina; and from the coastal plains south of Auburn, Alabama.
Samuel Ives was mauled by a black bear during a 2007 Father's Day camping trip in American Fork Canyon. The family said authorities failed to warn people about the bear after it attacked other campers.
Forget what you thought you knew about Martin Archery. Iconic as the name may be to bowhunters, everything is new at Martin – new personnel, new philosophy and new bow lines designed virtually from scratch.
Advisory councils in nine Wisconsin counties whose deer are threatened by chronic wasting disease have recommended growing or maintaining their herds despite the advice of scientists who say that shrinking a herd is the best way to control the disease's spread.
The Classic is on, and bass will be caught. No matter the weather, several of these best-in-the-world bass anglers will make it look easy, like anyone can do it. Most, however, wouldn’t even consider it!
A recent bill in Indiana to protect high-fence hunting in the state and the threatened boycott of a popular movie star for his part ownership of a Texas hunting preserve raise serious issues over the controversial practice.