THE OFFICIAL SHOTGUN OF SCOTT LINDEN
Scott Linden is an active and energetic media interpreter of outdoor pursuits. His passion for the subject, experience as an educator, musician and writer are put to use making the outdoors come alive. His specialties are bird dogs, bird hunting and family outdoor activities … he’s written books on each topic.
Scott is the creator and host of Wingshooting USA television series, the most-watched upland hunting series in the U.S. He also hosts the Upland Nation podcast (www.uplandnation.com), is a popular seminar presenter, and blogger at www.findbirdhuntingspots.com, the only website devoted to helping bird hunters access public land and wild birds. Scott’s book What the Dogs Taught Me was released in June, 2013 from Skyhorse Publishing of New York, with a third paperback printing due out in June, 2022 under the title Training and Hunting Bird Dogs. His book Fun Family Outdoor Ideas was published in 2000.
Scott’s byline has been seen many times in Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Quail Forever, Shooting Sportsman, Pointing Dog Journal, Gun Dog, Versatile Hunting Dog, Quail Forever, Pheasants Forever and Sports Afield magazines. He is a frequent guest on television and radio talk shows, designs dog care and training gear, consults with apparel and equipment manufacturers on product development, and serves as a technical advisor and stock footage supplier to network TV and feature-film productions.
“Cactus was regaling us with swashbuckling tales of the Old West when it dawned on me: I’d just read a book about this guy.“
“I love this place. If I’m lucky, I start and end my bird seasons here. There could be chukars, valley quail, even mountain quail.”
“Nash Buckingham called bobwhites “gentlemen.” Had he met them, he might have called valley quail “jesters.” Waddling to and fro, whispering to each other, topknots bouncing jauntily, dressed for a night on the town, you can’t help but smile.”
“I’m just back from Pheasant Fest … one of the most fun “jobs” I do – talking bird dogs and hunting with like-minded people or simply those interested in my funny-looking dogs! I get a lot of questions, and they constantly amaze and often, inform me. Maybe they will do the same for you. Read on …”