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Across the pine savannah, unseen dogs began howling as they jumped another cottontail. Despite wearing heavy brush pants, I could barely move through thick underbrush punctuated by briars as I tried to reposition myself for a better shot.

“Look out. He’s running your way. Get ready,” one of the other hunters yelled.

Tensing up with anticipation and adrenaline, I listened to frantic howling moving closer and anticipated a quick shot. I picked a small clear patch between two thickets where I knew the rabbit would certainly pass and prepared to swing my Remington 20-gauge 870 into action.

Instead, I heard something about 40 yards...

Other Hunting Articles
Many times in my duck hunting career, people have told me the words “Alabama” and “ducks” never go together in a sentence. Being on the edge of the Mississippi flyway, we don’t get the duck numbers some other states...

As we paddled the canoe along a reedy shoreline in a slough coursing through the marshes of the lower Mobile-Tensaw Delta near Mobile, birds exploded in all directions. “Shoot,” I yelled! “They are all around us....

Like many Alabama hunters with any age on them, Jeff Stockman drifted away from his roots when the opportunity to hunt white-tailed deer presented itself. “I grew up squirrel hunting with my granddaddy in rural Dallas...

A liver and white pointer with his tail erect and his nose pointing straight out in front of him appears to be attached to the ground like a marble statue in a park. As we approach, there’s a rustle of wings, and speckled birds leap, fly and...

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