Podcast: Picking and Training a Dog, with Reid Bryant


Reid Bryant and Collins take a break below a good piece of cover.
Photos by Phil Monahan

Reid takes to the podcast booth to answer some dog questions recently posed by listeners. He discusses terminology, picking a breed, and how to select a methodology for training that . . .

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Secrets of the Bird-Dog Wizard


Scott Miller distinguished himself during his field-trial career with dogs known
for both their steadiness and supreme style.
Photo by Andrew Hyslop/Garden&Gun

We’d given up on the point, despite Tieka’s staunch figure in the broomsedge, at a field corner near the cut sorghum, unwavering in her commitment. Scott Miller swept the brush twice with . . .

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Photo Essay: Hunting the Gray Ghost of the Wyoming Sage

Written by: Edgar Castillo


The sage grouse is a quarry worth traveling for, and we must help preserve its habitat.
Photos by Edgar Castillo

Memories still abound from my 2017 trek from Kansas to the Wyoming high desert in search of the sage grouse. I had forgone my annual early-season chase for prairie chickens across the Flint . . .

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Podcast: Turkey Hunting, with Thierry Bombeke


Orvis’s Scott McEnaney with a Vermont wild turkey.
Photo courtesy SCott McEnaney

Thierry Bombeke, Associate Publisher and Director of Wingshooting at Shooting Sportsman Magazine, talks turkey with Reid. Thierry, an avid and educated turkey hunter, shares tips and tricks . . .

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Video: A Man, His Dog, and Ruffed Grouse

Our colleague Scott McEnaney, Senior Manager of Orvis Adventures, loves to hunt ruffed grouse and woodcock behind his dog, Brix. In this great video from Northwoods Collective, Scott talks . . .

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Podcast: Hunting with Spaniels, with Jerry Cacchio


Cayenne, a Springer spaniel, has hunted from Vermont to Wyoming.

In answer to a question about flushing spaniels, Reid spends some time with his good friend and noted trainer, Jerry Cacchio. The two drill down on the finer points of English Springer and . . .

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