Not a lot to report today. Took a little jaunt to a new spot I’d scouted a little in the preseason with Gus today. It was as much of a training expedition as a hunt. Gus really needs to figure how to take it down a notch when appropriate in the field. The whining, howling, […]
Late grouse opener this year. It’s like torment. I know…It’s only 10 days later, but it’s killing me. Leaves are turning or turned depending on where you are, the air is getting brisk, and I’m still hunting squirrels like I was in September. The one upside to this whole ordeal is that I’ve logged […]
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 […]
We did a little more hunting today. Months ago I was fortunate to find a generous fellow not too far from me who had taken to raising quail. He seemed as enthusiastic as I was to hear that his birds were being used in training a legit bird dog, so in return for […]
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.
The aftermath: One VERY tired bird dog! We took another stab today. After hours of deliberation and pouring over Google earth photos, I decided against some of my familiar haunts, and opted to try some unproven ground. I took another shooter with me today. It was the same friend that hunted quail […]