This plan worked out well, the jump shoot didn’t have much. I lost another duck in the reeds, but we moved on and set up on one of the ponds. We had about 2 more hours of shooting time and we set up on the same spot we had shot our pintail hens earlier in … Continue reading Fish Springs Part 2
Would You Hunt (and Eat) Crows? Ready for an unusual one? The American crow (Corvus brachyrhyncos) is not a species that usually comes to mind when you think about bird hunting. 1,359 more words via American Crow – A Game Bird Species Profile — Project Upland
3 am is an early start for anyone, especially when you go to bed at midnight. I struggled to fall asleep the night before because I couldn’t contain the excitement. I tend to get that way before a hunt. Waterfowl hunting is one of my most favorite things and knowing that there might be birds … Continue reading Fish Springs Part 1
The weather in Utah can make hunting very temperamental. Sometimes the weather is freaking hot and we are getting eaten alive by mosquitos and soaked in sweat, and other times the ice shows up out of nowhere and we get to watch birds fly right over us and make their way to Arizona and Mexico. … Continue reading Jump Shooting Ducks
As of right now we only have one month left of waterfowl hunting, so my mind is starting to change directions and I want to try and get Kaela on at least one more big hunt. I also want to get her shooting her new shotgun, so this meant a hunt was on the horizon.
Waterfowl and winter go hand in hand in my mind. First, fall comes to mind as the start of bird season. We can chase grouse and dove and all of that is a big warm up for the best time of year, waterfowl season. December has come on full force with winter. We didn’t even … Continue reading I’ll Take A Teal But No Ice.
One thing you should know about us is that we are horrible at keeping secrets from each other and especially if the secret involves a gift. Lately I have been working a lot of overtime since we have a wedding and holidays to pay for. This worked out well when Black Friday came around.
Pheasant hunting in Utah isn’t always the easiest the easiest thing to do. Pheasants don’t winter well in Utah and depending on where you go, there’s some decent pressure on the birds. With all of that in mind, my fiancé and I decided we wanted to sleep in a little and break up the duck hunting by going pheasant hunting.
I know this blog is about my fiancé and I hunting and getting her into hunting but these last two weeks we had a few things planned that broke up our hunting a little bit. We went on what my buddy called a "nature walk" and back packed to Havasupai Falls which was pretty fun on its own.
My fiances first time waterfowl hunting and our first lessons.