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Outdoors

Environment

Giving Back to Owen Sowerwine

Through the “Flathead River in Paint” online art auction and GivingTuesday, local organizations are raising money to support a conservation easement near the confluence of the Flathead and Stillwater rivers

Out of Bounds

Cooking Your Bird

The key is to find a nice bird and shoot it, but not too hard. Headshots are best for holiday birds, but if you’re a killer like me, any shot that manages to put a bird on the ground is a minor miracle

Out of Bounds

The Perfect Moment

Jade bolted after the pheasant for a moment — a trait that will serve us well with wounded birds — then came back for a scratch behind the ears while I purred, “Good girl. What a good girl.”

Out of Bounds

Leaving Dogs at Home

There have been some signs that my 12-year-old English setter is losing the drive that produced five or six seasons of near-flawless fieldwork

Hunting

Hunting Season Hits Halfway Point

More hunters are reporting white-tailed deer success compared to last year as overall harvests begin to increase with onset of mating season

Out of Bounds

Bird Dogs: Choose Your Partner

I love all bird dogs but English setters are my hunting partner of choice. Setters are quirky and stylish, and no breed hunts with more grace.

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