Autumn 2017 Feature: The Scout 2017

By on July 7, 2017

Upland-Almanac-Autumn-2017-Feature-The-Scout-2017An excerpt from The Scout 2017…It’s time, once again, to offer up our traditional preseason look at the habitat conditions, weather phenomena and bird populations across the Lower 48 states that will probably play a major role in the situations you face when you step into your favorite upland bird hunting spot this autumn. This year, we’re fine-tuning the focus of our report just a bit: Instead of asking state-level game bird biologists to gaze into crystal balls during early spring and make astounding predictions for autumn, our crack team of reporters set out to scout the situations in each state. So, over the next few pages you’ll see their “scout,” their reports on what they’ve learned about bird hunting possibilities as we approach our favorite opening days.

Read more in the Autumn 2017 Issue of Upland Almanac. <Buy the Upland Almanac Autumn 2017 Issue> or <Subscribe to Upland Almanac>