Bird Hunting Opportunities in Utah

The Beehive State may or may not have any beehives—but Utah offers plenty of bird hunting opportunities. Desert in the west, forest in the northeast, and the Great Salt...

Chukar Chasers – A Chukar Hunting Video

A visually stunning landscape of public lands is the backdrop for the pursuit of chukar hunting in video of the Chukar Chasers Foundation. Full chukar hunting film coming in April...

A Look into Shotguns, Chokes, and Shot Size for Snowshoe Hare Hunting

Helping make the choices in proper shotgun setups for snowshoe hare hunting including shot size and choke selection. At the age of 14, shortly before hunting season started, I was...

Modernizing Sharp-Tailed Grouse Lek Survey Methods

Spying on sharp-tailed grouse with trail cameras in Wisconsin. About a year ago, I attended an excellent workshop about sharp-tailed grouse. Yeah, I know you’re jealous. Anyway,...

A Review of the Franchi Affinity Semiautomatic Shotgun

The Franchi Affinity is a reliable Italian-made shotgun for applications from big game to small at a very competitive price. Semi-automatics on a website with a reputation for...

Champion of the Bellwether – Ben Jones President and CEO of the Ruffed Grouse Society

The Dr. Ben Jones story is bigger than just the ruffed grouse . *This article originally appeared in the Spring 2020 Issue of Project Upland Magazine. Ben Jones walked to the...

What Happened to the Passenger Pigeon?

Learning about bird species extinction from the passenger pigeon. Unless you’re pretty conservation-minded, you may not have even heard of the passenger pigeon before. But as a...

2020 Bird Hunting Season – The Project Upland Original Film Series

Take an inside look at the 2020 bird hunting season for the Project Upland community. Every year around March we finally start to regroup from the previous hunting season. Cabin...

Understanding and Fixing Flagging in a Bird Dog

Flagging in a bird dog can be prevented and fixed with proper training. So what if my dog has a wiggle butt and flags a bit on point? It’s kinda cute and still gets meat to the...

Creating the English Pointer from the Pointer Dog Ancestry

A look at the history and development of the English pointer from the pointer dog. In an effort to better understand the development and prevalence of our current achievements in...

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Latest Films The Bird Hunting Epic Series

Chukar Chasers – A Chukar Hunting Video

A visually stunning landscape of public lands is the backdrop for the pursuit of chukar hunting in video of the Chukar Chasers Foundation. Full chukar hunting film coming in April...

2020 Bird Hunting Season – The Project Upland Original Film Series

Take an inside look at the 2020 bird hunting season for the Project Upland community. Every year around March we finally start to regroup from the previous hunting season. Cabin...

All Wild – An Arizona Quail Hunting Film

Chasing the three Southwestern species of quail: Gambel’s, Mearns, and scaled in the Arizona desert. Full film coming in March 2020 to YouTube and Facebook Patrick Flanagan...

What We Can do for the Ruffed Grouse Society

An Open Appeal from the recent Ruffed Grouse Society #HealthyForests film featuring Project Upland Creative Director A.J. DeRosa Somewhere along the road of fighting to help the...

Project Upland Podcast Listen

#95 | Grouse and Politics with John Culclasure of Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

Talking southeastern grouse hunting and Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. John Culclasure is the southeastern states assistant director for Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF). He’s also an upland bird hunter, a setter guy and holds degrees in law and forestry....

#94 | Public Lands and Upland Birds with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers – Project Upland Podcast

Talking public lands, upland birds and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. In our second of two podcasts recorded while at Pheasant Fest in...

#93 | Ruffed Grouse, Timberdoodles and Timber Markets with Ruffed Grouse Society – Project Upland Podcast

So the idea is working forests and embracing timber markets and conservation easements so it makes it viable for land owners to keep that...

#92 | Pheasants Forever and CZ-USA Shotguns with Matt Hardinge and Zach Hein – Project Upland Podcast

Talking Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever and CZ-USA shotguns with Matt Hardinge and Zach Hein. Fresh off our trip to Pheasant Fest in...

#91 | Modern Shotgun Manufacturing with Wes Lang and Giorgio Guerini of Caesar Guerini – Project Upland Podcast

Talking shotguns with Wes Lang and Giorgio Guerini. We’re always making our guns better. The last thing on the table that we discuss is...