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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Podcast: Sporting Dog Nutrition, with Karl Gunzer


Photo courtesy Karl Gunzer

On today’s podcast, Reid interviews Karl Gunzer, Sr. Manager – Sporting Dog Group at Nestle/Purina. After a successful career as a retriever trialer and trainer, Gunzer took a job . . .

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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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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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