A.J. DeRosa Author

Founder/Creative Director of Northwoods Collective. A.J. DeRosa is an American filmmaker most notably for the award-winning Project Upland Series. His first mark in the hunting industry was as the critically acclaimed author of the cult classic The Urban Deer Complex and more recently The Urban Deer Complex 2.0. A.J. has expanded a larger mission into the successful R3 vision of millennial hunters through cutting edge research and successful application across the Northwoods Collective brands. Now a passionate bird hunter you can find A.J. following his first bird dog a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Grim through the uplands with his wife Sabrina and oldest son Marty McFly.

Plantation Quail – A Southern Bobwhite Film

A glimpse into the culture and tradition of plantation quail hunting in the South. Full Film Coming in February on YouTube and Facebook For those of us that live in parts of North...

A Look at the Remington 870 Pump Shotgun – an American Classic

Like many have found growing up hunting, the Remington 870 pump shotgun is a staple in American classics. The smell of pine needles filled my father’s townhouse as we came...

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...

#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...

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...

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...

Review of the L.L. Bean Pa’tridge Strap Vest II

Take a seasoned look at the practical use of the L.L. Bean Pa’tridge Strap Vest. There is a part of me that wanted to like this vest simply to satisfy the fact that I am a...

Can I Use a 20-Gauge to Hunt Turkeys?

A look into breaking tradition by hunting turkey with a 20-gauge. Yes, yes, yes. I grew up in a family that was all about the 12-gauge. As a small-framed hunter, I’ve always...

Do Woodcock Walk and Run from Points?

Exploring the phenomenon of woodcock that decide walking is better than flying. It can be said with the greatest of confidence that American woodcock do in fact walk away from...