Podcast: South Dakota’s Unique Pheasant-Hunting Culture

On the eve of the South Dakota Pheasant Opener, Reid sat down in an office adjacent to Mitchell’s storied Corn Palace with three staffers from Pheasants Forever. In attendance are Matt Morlock (SD State Coordinator for Pheasants Forever), Chris . . .

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Podcast: Wingshooting Guide School, with BJ Walle

Professional wingshooting guide BJ Walle joins Reid in a philosophical look at what it means to be a guide. BJ, who has been a key member of the guide staff at Idaho’s Flying B Ranch for nearly twenty years, shares insights on what it takes to be . . .

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Podcast: On The Black River

With bird season in full swing, Reid meditates on his travels to date, his decidedly poor shooting, and the impending arrival of duck season. With that he reflects on duck hunts past, and shares a tale of one such day in northern Vermont. This story . . .

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Video: Grouseman

For wingshooting guide Steve Grossman, the hunt is about so much more than shooting a limit of birds. Ever since he was a teenager, he has devoted himself to chasing wild birds and training dogs. He is a student of his art, constantly learning . . .

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Hunting Dogs: The Pickup and The Porsche

To many hunters, dogs are like family. After spending countless hours in the car and in the field together, you get to know them as you would a person. You figure out how they think, their physical abilities, and how they like to hunt with you. In the spirit . . .

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