UPLAND STRATEGIES AND TACTICS

Anticipation It is the greatest of scenes – if you have hunted upland birds long enough, you can vividly see the vision I am about...

PHEASANTS: IMPORTING VS BREEDING

Pheasant hunters in New Jersey have enjoyed hunting homegrown birds since the '20s The Rockport Pheasant Farm is owned by the New Jersey Division...

BECOMING ONE WITH “THE CHUKAR”

One of the most common mistakes new chukar hunters make is not getting high as they can on each ridge. Though chukars can be...

RE-ESTABLISHING PHEASANT HUNTING TRADITIONS

WRITTEN BY: STEVEN K EARLEY It has been my good (or perhaps bad) fortune to hunt upland game, more specifically pheasants in both pheasant rich...

RETRIEVER/HANDLER TRAINING

Written by: Steven K Earley Retriever Skill Set If you are a waterfowl hunter like me, you have a retriever which probably has a lot in...

RING-NECK 101

I grew up in eastern Nebraska and a tradition every fall was always a pheasant hunt. A chicken-sized bird with the flavor greater then...

SOUTH DAKOTA PHEASANT NUMBERS UP 47%

In the most current Brood Survey, Pheasants Per Mile (PPM) were at 2.47, this is up from 2017's survey (1.68).  The numbers are still...

SHARP-TAILED GROUSE

For many upland game hunters, grouse is one of the favorites. Some of the many species of grouse are flourishing while others are minimal....