The Orvis hunting blog celebrates all things wingshooting, featuring bird hunting news, articles, photos, videos, and podcasts. From hunting grouse in the north woods of Maine, to flushing coveys of quail on Southern plantations, to walking up pheasants in the grasslands of South Dakota, we cover all sides of the sport we love.

Orvis Grand Opening: Plano, TX – Special Offer!

Written by: Kathleen Moore

Reel Recovery’s Texas State Coordinator Mike Emerson (center) poses with (from left) RR’s Tyler Cloes and Jim Kelly, Orvis’s Paul Range, Jaimie Mercer, Trey Mullen, and Andrea Berumen during last night’s VIP Event.
Photo courtesy Andrea Berumen

We had a wonderful time celebrating our new Orvis Plano retail location at our VIP event last night, but the fun doesn’t stop there – JOIN US THIS WEEKEND for our Grand Opening Event – click “Read More” for details, directions and special offers!


Photos of the Day: Lower Brule Pheasants

Written by: Paul Range, Orvis District Manager-Retail

Orvis District Managers Paul Range (left) and TJ Roy pose with the spoils of a great hunt.
Photo courtesy Paul Range

My fellow District Manager, TJ Roy, and I had a great pheasant hunt on the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota last week. Public land and. . .


Orvis Military Shopping Discount Weekend: November 8th – 11th

Written by: Kathleen Moore

We are excited to announce our Military Shopping Discount Weekend taking place at all Orvis Retail locations this Veterans Day Weekend, November 8th – 11th. This offer is extended to both active and retired military personnel. See details below, and find your closest location here.


Photo Essay: The Rewards of Hunting for Borderland Blues

Written by: Dave Brown, Dave Brown Outfitters

A hunter covers a point in mixed Mearns and scaled quail habitat.
Photo by Dave Brown

The range of the scaled (blue) quail extends from the Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua in the south to southern Colorado in the north. From east to west, the population starts in Short Grass Prairie region of the Southern Plains, encompassing western portions of. . .