The Orvis hunting blog celebrates all things wingshooting, featuring bird hunting news, articles, photos, videos, and podcasts. From hunting grouse in the north woods of Maine, to flushing coveys of quail on Southern plantations, to walking up pheasants in the grasslands of South Dakota, we cover all sides of the sport we love.

Great Dog Work and Shooting at Greystone Castle


Written by: Phil Monahan

Chad Hines from Willow Creek Kennels is spending some time guiding hunters at Greystone Castle—the 2011-12 Orvis Wingshooting Lodge of the Year in Mingus, Texas—and he sent this great short clip of some nice dog work and fine shooting. Willow Creek breeds and trains German shorthairs, and check out the ways that Jed and Max work together on both points and retrieves. Great stuff.

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The Games We Play


Written by: Phil Monahan

exploding clay

In shot gunning there are many different ways we can improve our hit percentage. Skeet, Trap, Sporting clay, or just going to the local sand pit with a hand thrower are all ways to have fun and perfect your shot gunning skills. In this podcast Brett and I attempt to explain the different shooting game’s we enjoy and think you will too.

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