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MONDAY, JAN. 21, 2013

Putting the icing on the chukar hunting season

HUNTING -- I wrapped up the chukar hunting season today scrambling around the slippery slopes of the Snake River canyon with my buddy Jim Kujala and my trusty English setter, Scout. The dog was pretty iced up from finding birds in the morning frost with...

MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013

A bird dog is ready to hunt in any weather

HUNTING -- It was cold and dreary Saturday and my friends all had excuses for not going chukar hunting. But my English setter was more than ready. With temps in the teens, the footing was good and a dusting of snow helped in the search...

MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2012

Chukar season ends; only 8 months to recover

HUNTING -- The dog is fed and sleeping like a bear in winter. Wife is concerned about dog's scrapes and cactus spines in foot, but doesn't notice her husband's bloody elbow and slight limp. Browning Citori cleaned, oiled. Hunting clothes are in the laundry hamper....

MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2012

Rising above it all to be in chukar country

BIRD HUNTING -- The fog was packed into the Snake River valley today. Steelheaders were scattered up and down the river. But Scout, my English setter, led up up above it all and nearly to the rim to find this first covey of chukars. A...

THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

Nevada courts bird hunters to enjoy excellent chukar season

BIRD HUNTING -- Looking for a bird-hunting adventure destination this season? Nevada is putting out the word that it has record-high numbers of chukars in some -- not all -- portions of the state for a season that runs through Feb. 5. Read on for...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2011

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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