Thursday, January 17, 2019

News From Chukar Country

Wheels with a chukar --- photo by Holly Higgins
The first half of the season was dry and coming across fresh sign of a covey was generally reserved for a location near water or, on the north and north-east slopes of chukar country. It seems as though some weather and a little green-up have had a positive affect on the birds activity and they are a little more dispersed now than they were earlier. Quite a few hunts early in the season left both hunter and dog with only a humbled heart and sore legs and pads. Finally the dogs have been rewarded for their amazing efforts, and some feathers have been added to the vest.....