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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Photos: An Eastern Bird Dog Moves West

Cayenne flushed these two ruffed grouse not far from Steve’s house on a quick afternoon hunt.
Photo by Steve Hemkens

Steve Hemkens—vice president of Orvis Rod & Tackle/Sporting Adventures—moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, last spring. This is the first Western season season Steve’s English Springer Spaniel, Cayenne, who learned to hunt grouse in the thick woods of. . .

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