Tag Archives: dove hunting

Father(s) Know Best


“ This is nuts….truly nuts.”

Dr. Kyle Ball with sons George, left, and John, right.

As I looked 40 yards to my right and then the same distance to my left, I could easily see my two sons, George and John, as they repeatedly shot at the thousands of doves that literally filled the sky from horizon to horizon. Continue reading Father(s) Know Best

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She’s Not A Hunter? Not A Problem In Cordoba


“I’m not sleeping in a tent or going without a proper bathroom.”

That’s the first response many of us receive when asking our wives to come on a hunting adventure.  Hunting with your buddies is a ritual most often enjoyed without Continue reading She’s Not A Hunter? Not A Problem In Cordoba

Getting Better at Incoming/Passing Birds


If you have taken to heart the practice drills we’ve covered on flushing or outgoing birds, then the jump to the incoming birds will not be that difficult. When doing clinics on incoming shots, we separate the incoming bird into two categories — passing or decoying. These can be any bird except the flushing species such as quail, grouse or woodcock, which typically flush and then get back on the ground and “run like the dickens” to get away! Continue reading Getting Better at Incoming/Passing Birds

Shotgun Tips & Tricks – The New Grand Slam


Future SCI President, Paul Babaz, like many of the rest of us, began his hunting carrier as a boy on small game such as rabbits and squirrels and ducks in south Louisiana. This evolved into his passion of big game hunting all over the world and eventually as does happen with many of us as we age his passion turned to quail hunting something he says he just loves to do. Last year he and Joe Hosmer (past President of Safari Foundation) were on a quail hunt Continue reading Shotgun Tips & Tricks – The New Grand Slam