Fat Biking in Wisconsin

The snow and temps are just right guys—it’s prime fat biking weather in Wisconsin. (What’s a fat bike? Think off-road bike with oversized tires.) Since fat bikes are best suited for unstable terrain—snow, sand, or mud—they’re pretty much perfect for our Wisconsin...

10 Hiking Hacks!

Hiking is a wonderful thing. The fresh air, the sounds of nature, the feeling of being completely stress free. Yes hiking is a wonderful thing, but sometimes it’s not as simple as we had hoped. There can be a lot of planning that goes into hiking, depending on the...

Appreciate a Squirrel Today!

Today is a day to appreciate those pesky little animals that are constantly stealing your bird food. That’s right, it’s National Squirrel Appreciation Day! Though it’s hard to imagine showing your appreciation for something you consider a pest, perhaps a little...

Getting Your Puppy Started on Birds

Birdiness is a prized attribute in any gundog. Introducing puppies to birds is one of the first bits of preparation that can go wrong, and a stressed introduction to birds is an easy way to ruin your pup. Ideally, you’ll be able to expose your puppy to birds as young...

Preparing Your Pup for Hunting Season

“It’s all about the training!” Rick Sasek of the Milwaukee Dog Training Club passionately declared as I sat with him over a cup of coffee discussing his favorite subject, dogs. Rick, an avid bird hunter, knows what a satisfactory hunting dog looks like and, boy, does...