Chukar hunting is not for the weak of heart. Chukars are called devil birds for a reason. Just the pursuit alone is enough to have someone losing their religion. With waterfowl season wrapping up, I like to finish the hunting season with chukar. The chukar season in Utah goes until about valentine’s day. I had … Continue reading When the Mountain Wins
The day really started the night before, that's how it usually goes when it comes to hunting. I had one day off and I wanted to get a good day worth of grouse hunting. My wife was all for it and I wasn't going to let this opportunity pass me up. I had just come … Continue reading Getting Skunked. Figuratively
This year has been full of new adventures for us. We got married, went to Jamaica, went on a few trips and worked out butts off. The entire time in the back of my mind I was always thinking of bird season coming around. I put us both in for a couple of hunts hoping … Continue reading Utah Opening Grouse Hunt.
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
Small Game Hunting Fur with Bird Dogs https://projectupland.com/small-game-hunting/small-game-hunting-fur-with-bird-dogs/ — Read on projectupland.com/small-game-hunting/small-game-hunting-fur-with-bird-dogs/ This is a great article about having some variety on your dog training. My favorite quote was "It's your dog, hunt him how you want". Great quick article.
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.
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.
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.
A summary of the waterfowl and upland gear I've bought for my fiance.