Podcast: The Life Cycle and Habits of the American Woodcock


American Woodcock Scolopax minor, Parc-nature de la Pointe-Aux-Prairies, Montreal, Canada.
Photos by guizmo_68 via Wikipedia, via CC BY 2.0 license

In his latest podcast, Reid speaks with Al Stewart, Wildlife Biologist and Upland Gamebird Specialist and Program Leader for Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Al describes the life cycle . . .

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Podcast: Getting Started in Upland Bird Hunting


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

In response to several listener emails, Reid spends an hour discussing how to get started in bird hunting. Using his own experience as a point of reference, he offers several tips on how one can. . .

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Pro Tips: Kansas Prairie Chickens in September

Written by: Edgar Castillo


A Male greater prairie chicken always keeps a wary eye on his surroundings.
Photo by GregTheBusker, via Wikimedia CC BY 2.0

To most wingshooters, the allure of hunting prairie grouse includes breathtaking landscapes and wide, open spaces. Once numbering in the millions across several states, prairie chickens have . . .

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Finding the Right Gun Fit for Women Shooters

Written by: Megan Russo, Flatland Flyways


The author mounts the Syren Waterfowler, which is made to fit female hunters.
Photo courtesy Flatland Flyways

Here in South Dakota, we firmly believe that having a reliable and properly-fit gun is key, especially when that long-awaited flight of ducks or geese is cupped and finishing at your boot bags. . . .

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Podcast: Moms Who Hunt, with Els and Pippa Perkins


Els Van Wort (right) and little Pippa admire a good morning’s trophy, along with Orvis’s Frazier Blair.
Photo by Simon Perkins

In light of the recent Mother’s Day, Reid spends a short podcast celebrating moms who hunt. He is joined by his good friend Els Van Woert, wife of Orvis VP of Creative and Brand Marketing . . .

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