Well, there’s been a few hunts to report in the last couple of weeks. I finally broke loose for some much awaited grouse hunting. Made one quick afternoon trip up the road to a spot that I hadn’t been to this season. Bad weather and not a lot of time meant we had to be […]
I couldn’t take it any more…unfortunately a late start to the wild bird season this year (October 26th) and a surplus of more necessary things to spend money on left me foaming at the mouth on the couch watching youtube videos of other people’s bird hunting adventures. On my weekly day off yesterday my wife […]
It had to happen sooner or later. My father came down for Christmas, and we were both excited to get the dog in action. It seemed almost poetic…He was there for that first bird hunt with the dog, and now quite possibly to kill a wild bird over him. But alas…It was not to be. […]
As is getting to be our normal Tuesday morning habit, we took off to some of my recent hot coverts and a couple of new ones. We had a solid day of cold drizzle on Monday, and the day Tuesday started off with partly sunny and calm. It proved to be kind of on and […]
Well, I thought the last post might be one of a kind, but as luck would have it, I had as good of a day today. After my bragging about the last hunt, my hunting partner figured on the outside chance that my wild stories were true, he should come and find out. We took […]
It seems like years since I have done any bird hunting. November is a drag. For us, the rifle season for deer was bittersweet. I did manage to fill the freezer (grumbeling the whole time of course). The one bright spot in the birdless month was the opportunity to watch my bird dog’s reaction upon […]
great journal and well written experiences. Stellar photos to boot.