PREORDER SIGNED HARDBACK COPIES OF IDAHO UPLAND DAYS

A few days ago, I did a post about preordering paperback copies of my new book, Idaho Uplands Days: Reflections on Bird Dogs, Banner Days, and Other Roadside Revelations. I wrote the following for the back cover blurb: With nine species of upland game birds, Idaho is truly a cornucopia for the upland bird hunter…

BRET WANNACOTT’S A MILLIONAIRE’S DREAM

It has been a while since I did a book review on the blog. To be honest, I rarely get excited enough about a book to put the effort into writing a review. However, I just read my friend Bret Wannacott’s book, A Millionaire’s Dream, and thoroughly enjoyed it. I’ve known Bret on social media…

Sportsman’s Palette: Collecting Sporting Art Tips

Below is a guest post from the very talented Katie Polhemus of Sportsman’s Palette…enjoy and please see her bio at the end of the blog post! Art for art’s sake is simply wonderful. Art in all its forms is beautiful, engaging, and culturally enriching. Plus, humans have quite literally been making art since the beginning…

THE MAKINGS OF A GROUSE DOG

“Ruffed grouse dogs are bred, not born, and once born they are developed, not made.” –George Bird Evans,  An Affair with Grouse Author’s Note: I wrote this story clear back in 2018, Rainey’s second season of hunting. It was accepted for publication in a prominent bird dog magazine and then the magazine editor retired and…

Upland Ways Happenings

The Arkansas River basin snow pack is at 140 percent this year and our winter isn’t over just yet.  We’re in that in-between season waiting patiently for the snow to melt and turkey to return to their leks and the caddis to hatch.  Andy was recently featured on the Orvis’ Hunting & Shooting Podcast with…

The Trout & The Grouse

I recently wrote a guest blog post on The Trout & The Grouse Journal. It’s that transition time of the year.  I’m mourning the loss of the upland gunning season and look forward to chasing gobbling turkeys and rising trout.  Hope you enjoy!   Setter Feathers!

White-tailed Ptarmigan Hunting Colorado Style

It’s been a glorious fall so far here in colorful Colorado.  We’ve been several times into the grouse woods this September in search of blues and mountain sharptails…we’re seeing birds and getting good dog work but I have yet to fire a shell.  My dogs have had some great points and my FB English cocker…

CHECK OUT THE HUNTING DOG PODCAST WITH ANDY WAYMENT

Things have been pretty busy since my book, Idaho Ruffed Grouse Hunting: The Heartbeat of the Woods, came out in August.  I am so grateful for the positive response and reviews  that I’ve received so far.  If you haven’t read the reviews yet, here is the link to amazon. I’ve been a friend of Ron Boehme on Facebook…

MEET THE AUTHOR OF IDAHO RUFFED GROUSE HUNTING

Greetings all! We are now in the thick of things in the Idaho grouse hunting season. Rainey and I have been out three times and have struggled to find birds. In three days, I had one quick snap shot at a ruffie that flushed wild. Of course, I missed! It was still good to be…

WAYMENT BROTHERS’ ANNUAL COLORADO FISHING TRIP VIDEO

Last month, my son, Tommy and I headed to Colorado to fish with Brother Shawn for a few days.  We had a total blast and we caught a bunch of fish!  We took our Go Pro and filmed much of the trip.  Tommy made this video which we wanted to share with you all.  We…

Front Range Gun Dog: Elevate Your Sporting Dog

Front Range Gun Dog I wanted to share with our readers a new website to get all your gundog and sporting dog supplies. My friend and client Don Skinner started Front Range Gun Dog recently and his website is impressive to say the least. Don is a shorthair affectionado (which we won’t hold against you…

Project Upland Podcast: Featuring Andy Wayment w/ host Nick Larson

Happy birthday to my very best friend! Hope it’s a great day brother! Here’s the link to Andy’s awesome interview with Nick Larson. I’m very excited about Andy’s book coming out next month. Yes…he’s my brother, but I’ve read the manuscript and it’s great grouse literature. Can’t wait to have the book in my hand!…