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WHY WE HUNT: Member Christian Fichtel, North Carolina

“To those devoid of imagination, a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.” ~ Aldo Leopold I’ve always believed that hunting should be difficult. The act of killing, whether avian or ungulate, … Continue reading

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GROUSE AND WOODCOCK HUNTING GATEWAYS

A focus on simple gateways to grouse hunting can recruit our next generation of hunters. By Matt Soberg, RGS/AWS Editor & Director of Communications We always hear about perceived barriers to entry purportedly inherent in grouse and woodcock hunting. “There … Continue reading

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WHY WE HUNT, Member Drew Phipps

” . . . it is disturbing to me that there are so few grouse left in the woods here. I often wonder if I will be the last person to walk some of the coverts I hunt. I wonder … Continue reading

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WHY WE HUNT, Member Payton Gunby

I grouse hunt because it’s in my DNA. Surprisingly, it doesn’t have to be passed down through genetics. Take a stroll through the grouse woods and you might find it quickly imprinted in yours. The story of grouse hunting for … Continue reading

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WHY WE HUNT, Member Noah Smith

The sun was making its way across a high top in the Nantahala Mountains, and the first rays of light hit the frozen windshield of my truck. The thoughts of previous hunts high in the Carolina hills fought for a … Continue reading

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