Upland Game Hunting

Porcupines and Bird Dogs

September 25, 2013 // 2 Comments

On a late August morning a good friend and hunting partner and I headed north to run our bird dogs and scout out some new area. Heading into new areas to scout for grouse [...]

The Weekend Warrior

September 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

My favorite grouse covert is three hours away. That same covert used to be eight miles from my driveway.While my career enabled me to move to Northern Michigan, have a drift [...]

A Young Pointer’s First Season

September 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

After a long wait, I finally brought Chief home this spring from HiFive Kennels.  He is my latest addition to the team.  I had been on the waiting list for a pup since [...]

Secrets of the American Woodcock

August 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

By: Kirk Howes The October woods are Gods finest creation. Great, is a word I use often but it does nothing to express how I feel about the woods in October. I revere the [...]

What about Hunting Ruffed Grouse?

August 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Milton F. Whitmore Harry and I would team up to hunt grouse and other small game back in the 1960s. We loved prowling thick heavy cover in Lake County near Peacock and [...]

A Promising Fall Bird Hunt

August 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

By: Kirk Howes Nothing in the world captures the heart of a bird- hunter better than a good dog on a solid point. Up until that point in time, all the talk and promise of [...]