Courtney Bastian

Courtney is the Host of Her Upland Podcast. A lifelong learner, she is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience for DIY upland hunting and all things bird dogs. When she’s not chasing feathers, you’ll find her training and testing dogs for NAVHDA and AKC Hunt Tests and Horseback Field Trials. Courtney hails from Wisconsin and currently resides in Montana with her husband, two toddlers, Bracchi Italiani, and German Wirehaired Pointers.

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The Tastiest Little Ducks – HerUpland Episode #8

Teal are tiny, beautiful and delicious. Learn more about this zippy little duck from Michigan…

Bustin’ Clays w/ Emi Smith – HerUpland Episode #7

Courtney and Hannah chat with Emi Smith about how they work on their shotgunning skills…

Why Try Non-Lead Hunting Ammunition? – HerUpland Episode #6

Hear why many hunters are motivated to use non-lead ammunition Wildlife and human health are…

A woman hunter holds a sooty grouse
Sooty Grouse – Hunting a Ventriloquist | HerUpland Episode #5

This rad bird is unique to mountain coastal forests on the West coast and can…

Solo Hunting with Heather Shaw – HerUpland Episode #4

These gals love hunting by themselves but sometimes their own minds get the better of…

Various hunting dog puppies training for their hunting season.
Preparing Your Young Bird Dog For Next Season | HerUpland Episode #3

Hear from three different experts on what your young dog needs to be working on…

A close up of turkey feathers.
Gobble Your Heart Out? No, Just Yelp, A Little | HerUpland Episode #2

Fred Bird, of Morning Thunder Podcast joins Her Upland to drop some innovative tips on…

women hunts the chukar mountains with her dogs.
Nemesis Bird + Season Recap and 2021 Plans | HerUpland Episode #1

Bitch Session: Nemesis birds are those that drive you crazy, tune in to hear ours…

A woman points an over/under shotgun while bird hunting
Why Shotguns for Women Matter

Proper shotgun fit is key to your shooting success; for women, most shotguns simply weren’t…