General Hunting

HIP is a survey method developed by states and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a means to collect more reliable estimates of migratory bird harvests throughout the country.

Register with HIP before hunting

For hunters my age, the acronym HIP associated with the outdoors isn’t anything new. While anywhere beyond two decades ago, HIP might have meant “aware” or “fashionable,” to those of us familiar with the migratory bird hunting world today, it … read more

Pheasant Hunting

Waterfowl and goose hunting, pheasant hunting, big game...Jim River Ranch is a working cattle and horse ranch, located in the Jim River valley, near Redfield, South Dakota.

Jim River Days

Waterfowl and goose hunting, pheasant hunting, big game…Jim River Ranch is a working cattle and horse ranch, located in the Jim River valley, near Redfield, South Dakota. read more

Grouse Hunting

The Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society add dedicated professionals to their respected biologist program in Meadow Kouffeld-Hansen in Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Scott Walter in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

Ruffed Grouse Society Recognized

“We are proud to report that your Ruffed Grouse Society received this 4-star Charity Navigator rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency,” said RGS President and CEO John Eichinger. read more

Upland Hunting Tips

Hunters are reminded that several national wildlife refuges in North Dakota are now open to Late Season Upland Hunting

Late Season Upland Hunting on NWRs

Hunters are reminded that several national wildlife refuges in North Dakota are now open to Late Season Upland Hunting on NWRs through the end of the season on Jan. 3. read more

Other Upland Birds

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National Upland Bird News

Through these summer months, there is not a lot of hunting but there is always some national upland bird news to report on. Here are the latest topics in the news this week read more

Upland Hunting Gear

This eTrex 20x GPS is also a great option if you prefer operating with gloves on

Garmin eTrex 20x

The Garmin eTrex 20x builds off that success with key improvements, like a basic and easy to use interface, more internal memory and higher screen resolution. read more