Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting. “I’ve got tracks!” I wasn’t paying much attention to the dog who had become birdy. I...

White-winged Dove – An Upland Game Bird Profile

How to Hunt This Flashy and Early-Migrating Dove Species The white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) is larger than the more recognized mourning dove, but otherwise shares many...

What is the Difference Between a Demi-bloc Barrel and Mono-bloc Barrel?

Exploring the barrel making process for double barreled shotguns The first time I heard the word demi-bloc, I was standing on the production floor of AYA in Spain shooting a film....

Understanding Timing in Bird Dog Training

Timing is a critical foundation to good bird dog training. The instant it takes to drop your car keys from your fingertips to the floor is all the time you have to relay a message...

Is Crow Hunting Worth My Time?

Crow hunting is good filler for the down times and despite what we often think it is still good table-fare. “Why on earth would anyone want to hunt crows?” I often get asked...

Bird Hunting in Georgia

Georgia is where the Blue Ridge Mountains end — and your bird hunting begins.  Most of northern Georgia is mountainous. As you head toward the coast, you get into the rolling...

Setters of the Project Upland Community

Fantastic Setters and Where to Find Them (in our films). If there is a good way to get a passionate conversation going, it’s to talk bird dog breeds. And Project Upland is...

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...

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Latest Films The Bird Hunting Epic Series

First Season – A Candid Film About the Journey of Our First Bird Dogs

A candid and honest look at a first season with a bird dog.  If there is one thing I hope that people take from this film it is the true reality of bird dogs. We all start...

Fourth Generation – A Sage Grouse Hunting Film – Presented by OnX Hunt

For four generations the Moss family of Montana has been hunting Sage Grouse. Montana is a place of many natural wonders, one of those a vast sage steppe that is home to the...

Pheasant Brand – A Pheasant Hunting Film Presented by Dogtra

Dogtra Presents: A Project Upland Original Film that highlights the western culture of wild pheasant hunting. Stan VanArsdel has been chasing birds across the Pacific Northwest...

Holy Grail – A Himalayan Snowcock Film – Presented by BeAlive

A Project Upland Original Film Presented by BeAlive The Himalayan Snowcock is considered to be the Holy Grail of the upland birds. In North America they are found only in the Ruby...

Project Upland Podcast Listen

#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 becoming an upland bird hunter and an associate editor at MeatEater, Inc. From the GSPs of his younger days to his now 1-year-old wirehaired...

#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...

#58 | Field First Aid and Being Prepared with Dr. Dustin Babler – Project Upland Podcast

Do you know what to do if your dog gets cut on a barbed-wire fence? What if your dog is showing signs of hypoglycemia, hypothermia or...

#57 | Paint River Llewellins and Breeding Better Grouse Dogs with Kyle Warren – Project Upland Podcast

Do you know the difference between a Llewellin setter and an English setter? Or the difference between a tracking dog and a true dog? When...

#56 | Upland Hunting, Gathering and Cooking with Hank Shaw – Project Upland Podcast

What do hunting, gathering and cooking all have in common? Right answer — they’re all things we love talking to Hank Shaw about! When...