Getting the ‘dirt’ on hunters

Every time I see a painting or setup photo of an upland hunter - usually with a grouse, woodcock, or pheasant just taking flight in front of the hunter – I'm reminded of many of the "action movies." You know the type, that shows the hero or heroine (actually, their stunt double) involved in some highly physical and/or violent situation, and then, when the action is over, he or she doesn't have a hair out of place. God forbid if we viewed Angela Jolie as "Laura Croft, Tomb Raider" looking like she'd just been run through a muddy motocross course. Thankfully, real upland hunters often get sweaty and dirty as do their hunting clothes.

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