Tag Archives: upland bird hunting

Photos: Ever Seen a Chocolate Grouse?

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.


The brown feathers on the grouse’s ruff was quite distinct.
Photos by Tim Linehan

This past fall, I had a client knock down this ruffed grouse. Notice that it literally has a chocolate ruff and tailband. I’ve seen in my entire life. I posted the photo on Instagram wondering if any other . . .

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Podcast: The Life Cycle and Habits of the American Woodcock


Written by: Phil Monahan

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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Photos and Facts: Texas Bobwhite Quail

Written by: Jennifer Miller, Greystone Castle


The male bobwhite quail has bright eye markings.
All photos courtesy Greystone Castle

Do you know there are over 45 different genera of Quail? Most people are familiar with the bobwhite quail, named for its unique call. This bird is native to North America, including. . .

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Discover the Wachtelhund, Not Just a “Dog of the Month”

Written by: Chad Hoover, Hoover Outfitting


The Wachtelhund is both a hard hunter and a great family dog.
All photos by Chad Hoover

The “dog of the month” is the cliche we are always hearing in the hunting world. This month, take five minutes and look at the Wachtelhund. The breed is best described by the. . .

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