I’ll be away fishing until 6/30. Wish me luck – I’m hoping to break by record for a brook trout. Pics will follow. Any new pup arrives 7/3!
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Here’s a nice look as a guy and his dogs hunting quail in southeast Missouri. I love those pointers. And check out all that bare farmland towards the end. Quail Man from Blake Burress on Vimeo.
My first trip to South Dakota was in 2000. I was stunned by the number of pheasants, grouse, and partridge I saw. In four hours of hunting we moved hundreds of wild birds – hundreds. I wonder if anyone will have a similar experience this fall. Pheasant numbers are falling across South Dakota. While complex […]
Thank you to everyone who commented on yesterday’s post about Puck. It’s a shame that so many of you have been through the same thing. My wife and I appreciate the condolences, stories, and kind words a great deal. Losing Puck has been tough, and your notes are a great comfort to both of us. […]
Posted in ENJOYING BOTH on Mar 19th, 2014
Here’s an interesting piece from The Atlantic.com. A lot of hunters I know are serious about conservationist, and I’ve always thought that one of the best way to learn about an animal is to hunt it. It’s good to see that other people are recognizing that as well. Responsible hunters have been at the forefront […]
Posted in ENJOYING BOTH on Feb 12th, 2014
Here’s a real interesting post from over at Fin and Feather. I think our biggest problem is habitat: Finding wild birds, and places to hunt them, is getting harder across the US. As this trend continues, what will become of our sport? Please read this entire post and then let me know what you think. […]
Posted in ENJOYING BOTH on Jan 20th, 2014
I encourage you to check out this piece about attempts to restore quail populations in Virginia. Upland game bird populations are in trouble in many parts of the country. Programs like these are one way we can help. I added this video just for the fun. This award-winning quail caller can make some amazing sounds […]
Posted in ENJOYING BOTH on Jan 16th, 2014
Good friends, a couple nice dogs, and a promising cover. That’s about all you need.