BANNER DAY WITH WALTER

In October of 2008, Shawn and I got together for our annual weeklong hunt in the uplands of Idaho.  Shawn invited our friend, Walter Bruning, to come along for the adventure.  I knew Walter a little through the Upland Equations blog, but had never met him in person before this time. Walter had not hunted…

UPLAND HUNTING ALASKA BY JIM MCCANN

The first time I heard of Jim McCann, I was watching an episode of American Gun Dog with Harley Jackson who was hunting for late season ptarmigan with Jim McCann in interior Alaska.  Harley described Jim as a “real Renaissance Man.”  I thoroughly enjoyed this episode and was impressed with Jim’s Brittanies and the country…

THE “TOWERING” BIRD

I have been hunting with bird dogs now for 15 seasons and, during this time, I have witnessed a lot of cool things in nature while chasing birds with my bird dogs.  No doubt, this is one of the things that keeps me coming back for more. One of the most intriguing phenomenon that I…