How Tough is a Rooster Pheasant?

The pheasant has earned a reputation as a physically tough bird in the upland community and here is why. The male ring-neck pheasant rooster is both the admiration and abomination...

Introducing Winter 2019 Issue of Project Upland Magazine

A look into the Winter 2019 Issue of Project Upland Magazine. Available at Barnes and Noble, Books-A-Million, Bass Pro Shops, and other select newsstands! Or Subscribe online...

#PublicGrouse – A One-Hour Feature Film on Grouse Hunting in America

Coming in Early 2020, a one-hour feature film featuring the story of the Public Grouse in America, produced in collaboration between Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Project...

Dr. Joe Spoo, aka the GunDogDoc Series – a Specialist in Sporting Dog Medicine

Introducing a new series on sporting dog care, first aid and health with Veterinarian Specialist Dr. Joe Spoo of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and...

A Introduction to Jump Shooting Ducks on Upland Hunts

Add some more variety to your next bird hunt by puddle jumping ducks. Bird hunting can take multiple forms. We can hike up rocky ridges to shoot red-legged devils (chukar) all the...

Llewellin Setter – The Full History of the Richard Purcell Llewellin Legacy

Is there such a thing as the Llewellin setter in the 21st century? Speak the words “Llewellin setter” and you are bound to be met with controversy. On one side are the...

Should New Technology Have a Place in Upland Bird Hunting?

The author muses on the idea of blending old technology with the new as the culture of upland hunting pushes into the future. “Turn left up here at the next intersection,”...

How to Hunt Snowshoe Hare with a Versatile Hunting Dog

Experimenting with ideas of hunting snowshoe hare with pointing dogs. This is an open call to all of us who have intentionally targeted rabbits and hares with versatile hunting...

The Science Behind Lead Shot and the Effects on Upland Birds

Looking at both sides of the lead shot debate and its effects on the environment. If the topic of climate change affects people’s blood pressure, you can bet that the discussion...

Never too Late – An Adult Onset Hunter Story

It does not matter how old one is, becoming a hunter is a priceless experience for all. Marissa Jensen is the Education and Outreach Program Manager with Pheasants Forever and...

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Latest Films The Bird Hunting Epic Series

#PublicGrouse – A One-Hour Feature Film on Grouse Hunting in America

Coming in Early 2020, a one-hour feature film featuring the story of the Public Grouse in America, produced in collaboration between Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Project...

Never too Late – An Adult Onset Hunter Story

It does not matter how old one is, becoming a hunter is a priceless experience for all. Marissa Jensen is the Education and Outreach Program Manager with Pheasants Forever and...

Legacy – A Project Upland Original Film

A journey into the timeless world of grouse and woodcock hunting through a legacy shotgun. Presented by AYA Shotguns and the Ruffed Grouse Society For Joel Penkala, Marketing...

Flushing Grouse – A Ruffed Grouse Society Film

Exploring the World of Ruffed Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs For many the idea of ruffed grouse hunting is pointing dogs, double-barrel shotguns and a romantic look into our...

Project Upland Podcast Listen

#85 | Gordon Setters and Grouse Hunting with Stephen Faust – Project Upland Podcast

A Dive Into the World of the Gordon Setter and Grouse Hunting Watching a dog nail a grouse, to me, is the fun of the day. I honestly don’t care if the bird is killed or not. I just love to see the dogs point them. Stephen Faust – Stoneybrook Gordon Setters For over...

#84 | Converting Hunters to Conservationist with the Ruffed Grouse Society – Project Upland Podcast

Dive into the world of forest conservation, ruffed grouse, and woodcock with the Ruffed Grouse Society. “One of the goals of becoming a...

#83 | Public Land Birds from Arizona to North Dakota with Jonathan O’Dell and Tyler Webster – Project Upland Podcast

“What most people don’t know is that we’re Arizona probably what I always refer to as the small game state. It’s all about...

#82 | Gun Dog Solutions with Dr. Jackson Walker – Project Upland Podcast

“As a Veterinarian When a hunting dog comes through the door though, something different happens to me. My heart skips a beat.” Jackson...

#81 | North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association with David Trahan – Project Upland Podcast

An Interview with NAVHDA President Dave Trahan If you put the time in and hang around, watch and learn from other people, that’s what...