Why I Love Chukar
September 06, 2018 by JW
There are some pretty strong feelings coursing through my veins when I converse about the Wiley Chukar. The intent of this piece is not to defend why I think they are the greatest game bird ever, or that they are as tasty as Duck Confit. It’s just about MY relationship with them, and why I acquire and train dogs for Chukar hunting first and foremost.Read More
Bird Hauling Vest Review!
July 24, 2018 by JW
For almost two decades I have been in pursuit of upland birds. During this time I have worn, destroyed, loathed, and loved wing shooting vests. I would like to discuss the ones I have personally put through the paces. This is not what my buddy said, or what hunting magazine Mr. John Brown professional model person thinks. These are all vests that I have slung over my shoulder while in the field. These findings are based upon my style of hunting, and my body dimensions of course. I always chase Chukar first and foremost. I am a tad over 6 Ft., and fluctuate between 210-230 lbs. (depending if Elysian Night Owl Pumpkin Ale is available). This is my straight dope on several rigs, and what I think in my humble opinion is the best vest I have owned to date. The below outfits are probably 75% of my total vests owned and used.Read More
June 25, 2018 by JW
I was advised I should have considered posting this entry as my first blog post. Noted. Now that I have scared everyone, let’s talk about the “dos”, rather than the “don’ts”. Here are few categories to help you, the neophyte hunter, through your first couple outings. There are a myriad of areas we could focus on, but let us look specifically at three: Dogs, Terrain, and Safety. Again, these are just some high level views intended to help you out. I plan to break down and focus on each subject area in greater detail in later posts.Read More