MADISON.COM – Dove season is just around the corner in many parts of the country. In Wisconsin, dove season runs Sept. 1 to Nov. 9.
It’s time to get your favorite shotgun out of mothballs and make certain it was properly cleaned the last time you used it. You could also visit a shooting range and break a few clay birds.
Too many dove hunters haven’t shot a moving target with a shotgun since last season. It’s time to get your favorite shotgun out of mothballs and make certain it was properly cleaned the last time you used it.
Doves have a reputation as the sportiest of migratory game birds — at least among sportsmen who’ve never had the humbling experience of hunting woodcock or snipe.
Not only do doves come at you from every direction and elevation, they’re like a crafty big league pitcher, always changing speeds. If major league hitters knew what pitch was coming, they could pad their batting averages.
If more dove hunters did a minimal amount of practice, their shooting average would go up as well. [Read more]