MISTY’S GROUSE

MISTY’S GROUSE “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein Have you ever had a moment while out fly fishing or bird hunting that you wish you would have captured in a photograph? Maybe…

LOOKING UP FROM A DOWN YEAR

I don’t need fortune and I don’t need fame Send down the thunder Lord, send down the rain But when you’re planning just how it will be Plan a good day for me Don Williams, “Lord I hope this Day is Good” Have you ever had one of those years that totally kicks your butt? …

THE SONG OF HARVEST HOME

[Note from Author:  This article first appeared in the Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine in 2014 and is reprinted here with permission.  Happy Thanksgiving from Upland Ways!  We appreciate all of our loyal followers!] The rich ruffed grouse hunting tradition is deeply rooted in the Eastern United States and is spreading across the country into the…

IDAHO’S FAB FOUR

IDAHO’ S FAB FOUR Idaho truly is one of the best kept secrets in upland bird hunting.  Idaho is home to a variety of upland game birds.  We have five species of grouse: Sage, ruffed, dusky (blue), spruce, and sharp-tailed.  In addition, we have valley quail, Hungarian partridge, chukar partridge, and pheasants.  With this variety,…

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…

>Roadside Revelations

>Roadside Revelations is a term coined by my younger brother Andy…meaning that good upland bird habitat that might have been over looked is found by birds being sighted near a road. Today…we found birds in a deserted area cause there were fresh tracts in the snow on an old logging road. Andy and I decided…