Story and Photos: Copa Returns to Montana . . . Again

In the fall of 2020, Orvis President Simon Perkins recognized that his beloved companion, Copa, was coming to the end of her days as a hunting dog. He wanted to give her a chance to return to the Montana prairies of her youth one last time, to . . .

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Moment of Thrill 03.31.21

A round of sporting clays is both great fun and a great way to hone your shooting skills for the field. For instance, the Woodland Course at Orvis Sandanona offers 20 stands, each presenting the shooter with a different challenge. . . .

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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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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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Video: Project Upland Season 3 Trailer

Stan VanArsdel has been chasing birds across the Pacific Northwest for over fifty years. When he’s not operating his commercial fishing boat in Alaska, riding his horse across Eastern Washington, . . .

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Video: “Bird Hunter” by Black Fly Eyes

Here’s a gorgeous video about a winter bird hunt in the mountains of Norway, featuring some beautiful dogs and stunning scenery. The shot of the dog putting up the grouse is something . . .

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Video: “Last Light” on the Duck Marsh

The sights and sounds of duck hunting are what draw us to the sport. The whistle of wingbeats passing overhead. The hushed anticipation of a black lab hunkered down in the cattails. The . . .

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