Preparing for the Unexpected

The summer evening was like the dozen or so that had preceded it – hot and sticky without even a slight breeze to cool my Brittany spaniel and me. Because of the conditions, I intended for the run to be…

Maintaining Your Gun Dog’s Health

Sometimes gun dog owners get so caught up in the training they put into their dogs that they start slacking in maintaining their dog’s overall health. Things that should be routine like grooming and keeping daily used items clean often…

Essential Gear for New Waterfowl Hunters

Every year, thousands of new waterfowl hunters join their friends and family in the blind, for their inaugural hunt. However, many other would-be waterfowlers are deterred from taking up duck or goose hunting, solely because they feel as if they…

Mistakes to Avoid When Taking Your Child on Their First Deer Hunt

We can all remember our earliest trials afield. For most, our initial trips to the woods were in the accompaniment of our fathers, grandfathers, or a close family friend. Not only did these outings teach us how to be efficient…

10 Tips to Plan Your Youth Hunt Now

Many states offer special days for youth to hunt with adult mentors or parents. These days are excellent opportunities for getting youngsters in the field when the focus will be solely on them. Some states even have a youth season…