A few 2016 fly-Fishing and Wingshooting Pictures
Jan03

A few 2016 fly-Fishing and Wingshooting Pictures

Hunting and Fly-Fishing is the excuse for being there.The underling reason why you are either standing in a river holding a Fly-Rod or walking behind a couple of English Pointers on some wide open landscape is because you are part or a much larger picture.I Know thats deep but after reading this and pondering my wise words you will wake up tomorrow and go “wow” I get it !Enjoy the pics and have a great 2017!   Share...

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#6 Shot.
Oct16

#6 Shot.

A friend and I had a conversation about different gauges and loads.Rob who is an avid Wingshooter likes 12 gauge guns because of the larger pattern and less chance that the bird would be on the fringe of the pattern resulting in a cripple.Basically he was crapping on sub gauge guns.I agreed that the Hunters with 20 & 28’s cripple a lot of birds, the good shots do wonders but is it the gauge or the load that they are...

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On Huns
Oct10

On Huns

“At the turn of the last century a group of Calgary Sportsman led by the infamous Judge Winters  where concerned with the decline of Sharptail Grouse Habitat caused by land  being cleared for farming.The Judge and his cronies decided that a “new” bird was needed to be introduced to their Southern Alberta stomping grounds.They first tried Bobwhite Quail but they where no match for the Alberta winter. As the story goes lJudge...

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The View From The Duck Blind
Apr10

The View From The Duck Blind

Once  Fall  rolls around The Dogs and I  find ourselves on The Saskatchewan Prairies,its a magical place and timeframe.The reason why we are there is to harvest Fall’s bounty of wildlife.Upland Birds  namely Hungarian Partridge and Sharptail Grouse are pursued via Pointing Dogs and lots of walking.Waterfowl Hunting is a different story,as it involves the quarry coming to you.It’s different from upland bird hunting,at the...

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Great Plains Post
Oct04

Great Plains Post

The Dogs and I have hit the Saskatchewan Prairie and we have been “full on”.The Pointing Dogs have been pointing and the Labradors have been retrieving,they are enjoying it.Huns and Sharptails have rebounded back after a couple of super cold winters making for lots of Bird contacts or points. It’s been a good experience for all the dogs, our guests of course are enjoying it also. Share...

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