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.

Photo: The Joys of Introducing Others to Turkey Hunting

Written by: Simon Perkins, Orvis Adventures


Frazier Blair (left), Els Van Wort, and little Pippa admire the morning’s trophy.
Photo by Simon Perkins

Nothing really compares to hunting turkeys in the spring….besides introducing it to others and watching them experience it for the first time. The other day, I wandered into the woods at. . .

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Photo Essay: Habitat Maintenance at Greystone Castle

Written by: Jennifer Miller, Greystone Castle


Greystone Castle started burning the hunt fields as soon as the 2014-15 season wrapped up.
Photos courtesy Greystone Castle

Editor’s note: Jennifer Miller—who works at Greystone Castle Sporting Club, in Mingus, Texas—sent in these cool photos that show how such an operation maintains its habitat in the. . .

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Photos of the Day: A Friendly Ruffed Grouse


Written by: Phil Monahan

Burr Sprague
All photos by Mary Sprague makes contact with his pet grouse for the first time this spring.

Mary Sprague—one of the most beloved Orvis employees of all time, who worked at the company for 50 years—is retired now, but she sent in these great photos of her husband, Burr, and his. . .

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