Why do we hunt? As part of an ongoing series of articles I have chosen to write based on a simple question, "why do I hunt", we will now embark on today's topic: ethical and moral responsibility. It's true; in the world we live in today most of us do not need to hunt in order to provide sustenance for ourselves and our communities. Some would even argue that to do so in … [Read more...] about Why do we hunt? – Part Two
Why do we hunt? Have you ever pondered this question? As the deep chill of old man winter's grip takes hold and we cozy up to a hot cup of cocoa we have some time to think about past hunts and the hunts that are coming up. It is these times of reflection and thought that help stitch together what each of us as hunters feel are our individual reasons to hunt. The intriguing … [Read more...] about Why do we hunt? – Part One
I'd just like to take a moment to thank everyone who is helping to make this site so popular... Over the last few months traffic has steadily increased as word has spread about our little slice of the internet. Earlier this month Bird Dog Life had it's 100,000th hit of the year! If traffic continues to increase at this pace we will easily break 250,000 by the end of the … [Read more...] about Breaking – Bird Dog Life has 100,000 hits!
Here is my 2nd take at video editing. This is from Woodlawn Farms Hunt Club in Creston, IL. We were in Field 9. The weather was nice and the dogs were running well. This clip was captured with the Playsport ZX3. The original .mov file can be found here … [Read more...] about Woodlawn Farms – February 19th
We've all experienced those lovely summer days here in the Midwest when it's so hot outside that you could fry an egg on the pavement. Those days can take the outdoor exuberance out of even the hardiest human adventurers. A matter of minutes outside and we're dripping sweat looking for the nearest body of water to cool off in. Let's take a moment to compare humans and our … [Read more...] about Some like it hot! (just not our dogs)