Birds are here! Tons around the State Wildlife Areas that I have been wondering around on along the Platte. I also saw crazy numbers out at Bonny & South Republican SWA in June. I think we are going to have a great year for all types of birds!
Doves are here and are numerous anywhere along the front range during the season. Just look for a place where there is a good watering hole for them and you should have a great time. Dove really isn't my thing, but I have and still do hunt them at least one day out of the season, mainly just to warm up my trigger finger for duck season.
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...