Dove

News & Tips: 6 Common Reasons Dove Hunters Miss
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6 Common Reasons Dove Hunters Miss

September 13, 2018
Dove hunting is one of the most fast-paced and challenging pursuits many hunters will encounter. These quick, erratic flyers have been known to cause even the best wingshooters some frustration from…
News & Tips: What Argentina Doves Taught Me About Wingshooting...
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What Argentina Doves Taught Me About Wingshooting

September 3, 2015
Although it might be a bit backward to make your first dove hunting trip a high-volume shoot in Argentina, there’s no question that this trial-by-fire provided me with a wealth of experience that…
News & Tips: Shotgun and Gear Choices for Dove Hunting...
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Shotgun and Gear Choices for Dove Hunting

September 24, 2014
If you plan a dove hunting trip, your gun choice isn't the only thing important. Consider other gear you'll need to take along for this exciting hunt. I use a double barrel side-by-side shotgun for…
News & Tips: Dove Hunting Basics: Tips on Guns, Loads and Shooting (video)...
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Dove Hunting Basics: Tips on Guns, Loads and Shooting (video)

September 11, 2014
Don't think it's tough to get started dove hunting. Before you hit the ground and start laying out dove decoys, you'll need a good gun, with the right loads. Then you'll need to know how to become a…
News & Tips: 5 Things to Do Before Dove Season Opening Day...
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5 Things to Do Before Dove Season Opening Day

August 14, 2014
When the quick passage of time has caught you on the short end of the preparation stick for the opening day of dove hunting season. Don't fret. A few weeks to prepare is better than no time at all.…
Five doves sitting on a wire fence that surrounds a wheat field
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Planting Isn't the Only Way to Attract Doves

March 14, 2014
Mourning doves are, without question, the most popular game birds in the United States, and perhaps in the entire world. And more and more, dove hunters and landowners are looking for ways to attract…
News & Tips: Dove Hunting Watermelon Fields
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Dove Hunting Watermelon Fields

November 8, 2013
Dove hunting in the Missouri Bootheel is centered around agriculture. Vast fields of corn, soybeans, milo, rice and wheat provide plentiful food supplies both from waste grain and annual weed seeds…
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Dove Spots - Hunting Tip

September 9, 2013
My absolute favorite dove spot is a lone power pole, dead snag, or tree located in or near the middle of a harvested field. A spot like that offers a 360-degree view.An overgrown ditch or gully that…
News & Tips: SEMO Dove Hunting Begins
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SEMO Dove Hunting Begins

September 5, 2013
Intensive agricultural practices, which include tens of thousands of acres of corn, melons, milo, soybeans, wheat, popcorn and rice, make Southeast Missouri the Mecca of dove hunting activity in the…
News & Tips: How To Use Structure for Dove Hunting
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How To Use Structure for Dove Hunting

August 30, 2013
Doves frustrate the most experienced wingshots. They're fast. They're small. They're hard to hit. If you can down one bird for every three shots fired, you've earned a nickname like "Deadeye" or "…
News & Tips: Dove Hunting Made Easier
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Dove Hunting Made Easier

August 15, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of wingshooters across the country are anxiously looking forward to the first hunting season of the year, namely dove season. However, some hunters do not properly prepare…
News & Tips: Dove Hunting Basics: Tips to Get You Started...
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Dove Hunting Basics: Tips to Get You Started

July 31, 2013
Nothing says it's time to begin hunting season like a good dove shoot. When the birds and the lead are flying, there's nothing quite like it.        Although dove hunting is one of the simplest…