Masters of elusion: Western Maryland grey squirrels get away during three-day split hunt

SMITHSBURG, Md. – It’s crazy to think that an area four hours from your normal hunting spot would breed different quirks in the same animal, but that seemed to be the case when scoping out squirrels in the hills of western Maryland. 

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Preparing for small game, duck season at Orvis Hill Country

FAIRFIELD, Pa. – Who’s ever turned down a round of shooting clays?

If you know someone who has, I doubt they’d do it again when given the chance to knock some out of the sky at the Orvis Hill Country shooting grounds in Fairfield. Orvis provides a beautiful 15-round shooting experience that mimics what you see on waterfowl and small game hunts – quick overhead shooting interlaced with bouncing “rabbit” clays that zip down a path in front of you. Plus, the rules are what you see in goose season, a three-shell limit.

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