Colorado Grouse Camp 2017

Smoke and heat was the theme for our annual Colorado grouse camp this year.   High above the Colorado river is where I started my day off…but not a single bird was located before the temps hit into the mid 80’s.  Surprisingly, this area has been very productive in the past but that day we…

PARTNERS

Every bird hunter dreams of the perfect trifecta: A dog that regularly finds, points, and retrieves his birds, a shotgun that shoots where you look, and a hunter that makes good on the shot at the chaotic flush. Unfortunately, as every gunner knows, it doesn’t always work this way. Sometimes it takes time for all…

Borrowed Dogs

I’ve been known to borrow some dogs. The first offense was in October 2011. Gary Thompson was steelhead’n on the Grande Ronde River in eastern Washington and the plan was to meet up with Andy and I in western Idaho for a few glorious days of bird hunting on his way back to Colorado. I…

DUSTY’S NUB

On the backside of my favorite blue grouse covert that I christened, “Grouseketeer Ridge,” is an open hill above the timberline where blue grouse are often found in the sagebrush and berry bushes hunting grasshoppers, ants, and other insects.  It is consistently a great place to find birds. I call this particular part of the…

CHECK OUT OUR NEW BLOG UPLAND WAYS

For the last year, I have been bugging my brother Shawn Wayment to truly join forces with me on just one blog.  I have been running Upland Equations primarily by myself for over four years now and Shawn has been solely running Setter Feathers & Groused Tales.  As you may guess, it takes a lot…

Upland Idaho 2011

Here’s some of my favorite photos from my recent trip to South Eastern Idaho. I’ll post some specifics later this week…     Setter Feathers…

Gadabout

Gadabout is a person that travels for personal pleasure…which is what I’ve been fortunate enough to be doing the past 10 days in southern Idaho in search of birds with dogs! Below are a few preview photos from Idaho….much more to follow when I return to Colorado next week. Setter Feathers…