Went out a few times season just opened for just about everything got these guys this morning with the wife and kids. (Couple of Spruce hens and a Spruce grouse in there too. Anyone else having any luck yet.
A friend of mine and I went out on Wensday. We shot 4 birds. This is a picture of what I shot.
My friend shot a male woodie and a hen malard.
What do you guys do with your feathers? I am always looking for feathers for fly tying.
Wild boars are like many other (male) wild animals in that they will tangle over the affections of the fairer sex. Nature has however given them some additional padding over the fairer sex to prevent them from tearing each other to shreds. This bony cartiledge is most commonly referred to as the boar's shield. This armor helps prevent the tusks of mature males from penetrating into the vitals of their rivals (usually). I'd heard of such a thing before going on my first wild...