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 [...]

The Game- NSTRA Regional Elimination 2013

May 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

They call it 'the game'.  Many of the hunting dog clubs out there are all about the individual achievement of each animal.  While you may sometimes run with another dog [...]

Secrets of the American Woodcock

August 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

By: Kirk HowesThe 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. WhitmoreHarry 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 HowesNothing 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 [...]