True Stories that will Make Training a Bird Dog Seem Less Daunting

Explore articles and films from novice bird dog folk in the Project Upland community The memories have a little less intensity to them from the days I was living them, but I can...

How do we Navigate the Sport Dog Food Market? – The Consumer Conundrum

Choosing a Dog Food in Today’s Market can be a Challenge of Facts Versus Fiction The pet food aisle is a daunting place. Carefully crafted marketing serves up equal doses of...

Are Wild Turkeys Considered Upland Game?

In the scientific sense wild turkeys are upland game — but in the cultural sense that’s another story. There are truly two versions of this question of wild turkeys, one...

Training to the Character of Your Gun Dog

Not all gun dogs are created equal, or personalities, or characters and those details matter. “I don’t know who or what possessed my dog, but he just systematically...

What is the Churchill Method of Wingshooting?

Shooting Instructor Keith Coyle Explores the History of Robert Churchill and Methodology of the Churchill Instinctive Method of Shotgun Shooting During my last 30-plus years as a...

Small Game Hunting Fur with Bird Dogs

A Bird Dog Owner Shares his Passion to Hunt both Feather and Fur in the Uplands One of my first pheasant hunts was when I was a kid out with my uncles in Wisconsin. I remember...

Gunner Kennels – G1 Dog Crate Review

Is man’s best friend getting man’s best kennel? I’ve sat in dozens upon dozens of creative/marketing/product/brand/you-name-it meetings over the past handful of...

L.C. Smith Shotguns – A Look into the History of Double Guns

Exploring the Shotgun Vintage Manufacturer Famous for their American Side Lock L.C. Smith is easily one of the most recognizable names in the world of American double guns. They...

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Latest Films The Bird Hunting Epic Series

In Our Veins – The Story of AYA Shotguns

A film looking into the history and story of AYA Shotguns and the city of Eibar Spain. Full film of the AYA shotgun story coming to YouTube on 03.31.19 Eibar is known as the gun...

Dad is a Breeder – An Italian Journey of Dogs and Eurasian Woodcock

Many of us have come to know the work of Italian filmmaker Andrea Cavaglia. But what do we know of his backstory? How he became a part of our upland community? “My dad sells...

Sacred Lek – A Sharp-tailed Grouse Film

Follow the Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society into the mysterious world of Spring leks. Join the Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society – sharptails.org The days are...

Fighting Back – A Bobwhite Quail Film

The Bobwhite Quail is a symbol of southern bird hunting — and also ground zero to critical conservation issues facing wild bird populations. This Film is Presented by Gordy...

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The Gun Dog Notebook Podcast Joins Project Upland Listen

Project Upland welcomes The Gun Dog Notebook as part of our network and community. Listen to the inaugural Gun Dog Notebook podcast episode hijacked by Project Upland Podcast Host Nick Larson and Creative Director A.J. DeRosa as they interview Durrell Smith to cover his back...

#62 | Shooting the Breeze and Birds with Andy Duffy – Project Upland Podcast

Want to improve your wingshooting? Can you answer these questions: How important is gun fit, really? What role does your vision play in the...

#61 | Using Remote Training Collars with Pete Fischer of Dogtra – Podcast

Learning to use an e-collar to train your bird dog? This is a must listen before you get started. How well do you truly know how to use...

#60 | From Kansas to Montana to MeatEater with Morgan Mason – Project Upland Podcast

From quail and pheasant in Kansas, all the way to chukar and Hungarian partridge in Montana, Morgan Mason walks us through his journey to...

#59 | Bird Dogs For Habitat with Pheasants & Quail Forever – Project Upland Podcast

What’s your favorite bird dog breed? Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Bird Dogs For Habitat campaign challenges upland hunters...