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 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 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 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 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 Montana is…

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…

Maine bird hunter Patti Carter with her two German shorthaired pointers
Those Moments – A Story of Maine Bird Dogs and Hunting

An adventure in the Maine woods for Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock One thing we are…

Two bird hunters and a bird dog hunting in Idaho.
Bird Hunting for Grouse, Quail, Chukar, and More in Idaho

Who knows how many grouse are hiding in Idaho. Isn’t it time you found out? …

Amanda and her husband overlook the West Virginia mountains
West Virginia Grouse and Woodcock Hunting and Other Small Game

Down country roads, mountain ridges, and river valleys you’ll find people bird hunting in the…

A bird hunter looking for pheasant in Iowa.
Pheasant, Dove, and other Small Game Hunting in Iowa

Under the wide skies of mid-western Iowa, farm fields stretch to the horizon—and so do…

A bird hunter out hunting ruffed grouse in Pennsylvania.
Bird Hunting in Pennsylvania for Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock, and Pheasant

Pennsylvania has an iconic foundation in hunting, here we explore the ongoing legacy of ruffed…

A blue quail sits on a fence post in Texas
Bird Hunting for Quail, Chachalaca, Woodcock, Doves, and More in Texas

When bird hunting in Texas the big state although known for private land still offers…

Bird hunters walk in on a quail point in Arizona
Bird Hunting in Arizona, Scaled, Mearns, Gambel’s Quail, Chukar, Grouse, and Pheasant

Temperate, expansive and beautiful — bird hunting in Arizona is an icon in Southwest quail…