One of the aspects of making an ethical kill on a bird is being able to hit it and find it. I hate to admit but my last season involved more searching for downed ducks than enjoying the hunt. My shotgun shooting was lacking, and it led to much frustration. This presented a problem I … Continue reading Shotgun Fitting- The Cheap Way
Every year there is a group of hunters that tend to hide in the shadows and struggle to come out and be part of the fun. That hunter is the aspiring hunter. First of all, I think if you want to hunt every year and grow, you should keep being an aspiring hunter. Hunting is … Continue reading How To Introduce Someone To Hunting.
I’m sure I’m not the only person who has lists of places they would like to go hunt. My wife and I have a list slowly building of either species or states we want to visit. The anticipation of going somewhere new, finding new challenges, and all of the unknowns, makes the hunt even more … Continue reading Upland Hunting In Utah – What To Expect
This is a blog post by a friend of mine. Check it out. He really shows what it's like to remember a good hunting season and to me, really the why we hunt. A Good Season Passed - Orvis News — Read on news.orvis.com/hunting/a-good-season-passed
Squirrels and Rabbits help Define Versatility in Upland Hunting https://projectupland.com/bird-hunting-articles/squirrels-and-rabbits-hunting/ — Read on projectupland.com/bird-hunting-articles/squirrels-and-rabbits-hunting/ Great article to keep the mind on hunting.
California Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile https://www.projectupland.com/upland-game-birds/california-quail-upland-game-bird-profile/ — Read on http://www.projectupland.com/upland-game-birds/california-quail-upland-game-bird-profile/
First things first, sorry we didn’t have a post last week. We were having some family time in Oregon with my Mother in Law and I decided that spending time with family was a touch more important. Recently and as we got going with this blog and getting Kaela into hunting, we’ve had a discussion … Continue reading Hunting Ear Plugs, To Wear or Not To Wear.
When your fiancé tells you that hunting coyotes isn’t scary, and while you’re sitting in the middle of an empty desert crouching down behind some sage brush you decide to do a Google Image search for “coyote” to remind yourself what they look like since you’ve never seen one in real life before, your search … Continue reading Real Talk from The Female First Time Hunter
With plans made and shotguns and vests in tow, we made the long drive to Big Sky Country, one of my bucket list states to hunt in, and quickly fell in love with that state. I felt like heaven is very close to what Montana looked like. As we drove through, my hunter mind was going crazy thinking, “This is great coyote country” or “This looks like we’ll have a blast upland hunting.” The hills were begging for us to walk it and look for some game. After we arrived, we got set up for bed and were excited for what the next two days would bring.
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.