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Edgar Castillo is a twenty-five plus year veteran law enforcement officer for a large Kansas City metropolitan agency. Edgar also served in the United States Marine Corps for twelve years. Besides his faith and family, his passion lies in the uplands as he self-documents his travels across public lands throughout Kansas hunting open fields, walking treelines, & bustin’ through plum thickets in search of wild birds.

A Complete Guide to Dove Hunting

projectupland.com On The Go · A Complete Guide to Dove Hunting Explore dove hunting tactics, gear, seasons, and more in this complete guide to dove hunting. If you are new to...

Kansas iSportsman – Public Access Hunting in the Electronic Age

Take a look at the way technology is helping make public access more efficient through the Kansas iSportsman program. The truck comes to a stop. Two figures highlighted by the...

Review of the L.L. Bean Technical Upland Vest Pack

The L.L. Bean Technical Upland Vest Pack is built for bird hunts calling for lots of storage in the field. If you’re lookin’ for an upland bird vest that could be best...

Bird Hunting by Car – Working with What You Have

Though we often think of trucks when it comes to bird hunting, a car can truly make do. Let’s face it, a truck or sport utility vehicle makes for the ideal hunting rig. But...

You Can Hunt Wild Bobwhite Quail on Prairie Grasslands

Wild bobwhite quail can be found on prairie grasslands in abundance. The typical scenario played out for hunting bobwhite quail in the heartland means following bird dogs down...

The Many Regulations and Laws of Transporting Game Birds

Understanding the laws and regulations of transporting upland game birds after hunting. The long-tailed birds are removed from the orange game vest and placed on the tailgate of...

Band-Tailed Pigeon – An Overlooked Game Bird Opportunity

The West’s Most Underrated and Least-Known Game Bird. The band-tailed pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) is the closest genetic relative to the extinct passenger pigeon (Ectopistes...

Hunting Prairie Chickens in the Late Season

Exploring late season tactics for prairie chicken hunting. In another hour, the sun will start to peek its way over the Kansas horizon. Each time I exhale, small plumes of warm...

A Christmas Eve Walk Among Bobwhites

A registry of words and memories in the uplands during the holiday season. The day is cold. The skies are a pale gray, like the color of metal. The landscape is dotted with...

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...