Pigeons deserve our respect both as a game bird, and as table fare.
dove and pigeon hunting
It’s dove season, and when you hunt doves, you often get pigeons in the mix. Don’t feed them to the dog! Pigeons are like giant doves in flavor, and are great grilled over charcoal the way the Egyptians do. Try this recipe and I bet I’ll make a pigeon-eater out of ya!
The opening of dove season every year serves as a reunion with friends — and firearms — and the dove feast afterward is as much a Labor Day tradition as grilling and football.
The new hunting season has arrived, full of possibilities and new opportunities. I’ve already shot my first-ever blacktail deer this year, and I intend to notch a string of other “firsts” as the season progresses: hunting in Canada, chasing ruffed grouse, angling for steelhead trout, killing a limit of geese, and possibly even doing the same with