The Orvis hunting blog celebrates all things wingshooting, featuring bird hunting news, articles, photos, videos, and podcasts. From hunting grouse in the north woods of Maine, to flushing coveys of quail on Southern plantations, to walking up pheasants in the grasslands of South Dakota, we cover all sides of the sport we love.
My friend Bill Curtis sent in this cool photo, which shows the contents of the crops of several New York grouse that he shot. The variety of foods represented lets you know where to look for more birds.
In this episode, host Reid Bryant interviews Jordan Smith, Orvis’s gunsmith and shotgun expert from the Orvis Gun Room, on what to look for and be careful of when buying a used shotgun at gun shows, on the Internet, or. . .
Jess proudly poses with her ducks. Photos by Phoebe Bean
On Saturday, my recent good luck with Eastern duck hunting continued; Dave Perkins, Nancy Mackinnon, Charley Perkins, Jess (Dave and Nancy’s lab from Wildrose Kennels), and I trundled off in the pre-dawn darkness to set up decoys and. . .