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If you love pheasant hunting, please watch this video. Upland game habitat is being destroyed at accelerating rate across the midwest. Since 2006, 1.3 million+ acres of once conserved land have gone under the plow. The result is far fewer bird. Pheasant numbers in states like Iowa are already collapsing. If the trend continues, the […]

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Upland birds are in trouble in the midwest. In the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, the grasslands that pheasants, sharptails, and huns depend upon are being ground under the plow. As these birds loose these vital areas, their populations will plummet. Guaranteed. I’ve written about this problem before. The article below from NPR puts up […]

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“I remember when…”

“I remember when…” is a phrase I hear all the time from older hunters. “I remember when I could drive twenty minutes from here and flush a dozen coveys of quail.” “I remember when that land out by the mall was great grouse cover.” After reading this article in the New York Times, it sounds […]

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