Project Upland

Project Upland is an editorial initiative to capture the cultures and traditions of upland bird hunting. We seek to inspire a future generation of upland bird hunters to understand the essence of hunting traditions and the critical cause for conservation.

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A wild upland bird in North America, specifically a ruffed grouse.
2024 North American Upland Hunting Survey

The most comprehensive ongoing research in the upland hunting community. Welcome to our annual North…

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Top Holiday Gift Picks for Dog Lovers and Bird Hunters

This guide will help you navigate ideas for the perfect gift this holiday season for…

A hunting dog retrieves game
Exploring the Types of Hunting Dogs

A tentative partnership between early humans and dogs evolved to become an unbreakable bond that…

Three turkey hunters walk through the Idaho wilderness.
Stay With It — A Youth Turkey Hunting Film

This is the story of a father and son duo, setting off in the Idaho…

A hunter walks through the Arizonan landscape in search of birds.
Landmark Legislation of the 116th Congress and Upland Birds

Congressional leaders passed plenty of high-end conservation bills from 2019-20, but also let two key…

A medieval engraving of an early experiment with gunpowder
From the Invention of Gunpowder to the First Shotgun Cartridges

The invention of gunpowder served as the catalyst to develop the firearms we use to…

A look at the front cover of the first issue of Hunting Dog Confidential Magazine.
Hunting Dog Confidential – The Magazine

Announcing the next chapter in the Hunting Dog Confidential journey Imagine you are standing in…

A sage grouse stands on a lek in the snow
The Fight for Sage Grouse with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers

The fight for sage grouse is one of the most critical battlegrounds for upland game…

A bird hunter in Utah with his German shorthaired pointers.
Bird Hunting Opportunities in Utah

The Beehive State may or may not have any beehives—but Utah offers plenty of bird…

A hound barks and a squirrel while small game hunting in Kentucky.
Small Game and Bird Hunting in Kentucky

Exploring small game hunting dates and opportunities in the Bluegrass State While most of Kentucky…

A CZ Supreme Field being used on Southwest quail hunt.
CZ Supreme Field Shotgun Review

A high-grade production over-under without breaking the bank As you read this shotgun review, you’ll…

A squirrel dog barks up a tree at a gray squirrel.
Like Breathin’ Air – A Squirrel Hunting Film

Squirrel is one of the largest small game hunting opportunities in the United States and…

A Gunner Kennels G1 dog crate during a grouse hunt in Minnesota.
Gunner Kennels – G1 Dog Crate Review

Is man’s best friend getting man’s best kennel? I’ve sat in dozens upon dozens of…

A hunter shows a bobwhite quail shot in Alabama
Bird Hunting in Alabama, Season Dates, and Bag Limits

God willing (and if the creek doesn’t rise) you’ll be bird hunting in Alabama You…

A Bobwhite quail taken in Georgia.
Hunting Georgia for Bobwhite, Grouse, Woodcock, and Small Game

Georgia is home to the legends of bobwhite quail hunting and the ghosts of ruffed…

An Italian hunter walks his Setters in the Alps.
Dad is a Breeder – An Italian Journey of Dogs and Eurasian Woodcock

Many of us have come to know the work of Italian filmmaker Andrea Cavaglia. But…

a bird hunter in Washington state with two ring-necked pheasant
Pheasant Brand – A Pheasant Hunting Film in Washington State

A Project Upland Original Film that highlights the western culture of wild pheasant hunting from…

A Himalayan snowcock successfully shot in a Project Upland original film.
Holy Grail – A Himalayan Snowcock Film – Presented by BeAlive

A Project Upland Original Film Presented by BeAlive The Himalayan Snowcock is considered to be…

Bird hunters walking on open sage grouse habitat in Montana with their hunting dogs.
Montana Bird Hunting for Pheasant, Huns, Sharp-tailed Grouse, and More

Upland bird hunting under the big sky of Montana is a beautiful challenge with a…

A dove in a tree during hunting season
Don’t Forget About Doves

Dove hunting can be the best option for good wingshooting in the early season Our…

A German shorthaired pointer retrieving a chukar while bird hunting hell's canyon.
Revel in the First – A Chukar Hunting Film

An Idaho bird hunting film like no other. The pursuit to hunt chukar partridge in…