Duck opener is just a few weeks away, upland season follows close behind, and in some places early goose season has already begun. It’s time to break out the shotgun and get some practice in so you can be effective when the birds start flying. But thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, trap clubs around the
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Shooting clay pigeons—trap, skeet, or sporting clays—can help hone your shotgun skills while you wait for hunting season to arrive. The months leading up to the fall hunting season can seem interminable for the avid bird hunter, but they provide an excellent opportunity to sharpen your skills with a scattergun by busting some clay pigeons.
A long season that begins early in the fall, prolific bird numbers, and a low cost of entry make hunting ruffed grouse an excellent pursuit for beginners and long-time hunters alike. If you’ve taken a stroll through a forest in the northern U.S., you may have heard a distant thrumming—like the putter of a two-stroke