ScottJohnson Author

Scott Johnson is a first generation hunter with a lifelong passion for the outdoors. Originally a fisherman and grouse hunter from Norther Minnesota, he spends his seasons traveling across the country in search of upland birds and waterfowl with his beloved labrador Watson. He hunts and lives out of a converted van that he purpose built for his pursuits, and can be found anywhere from the Midwest to the deserts of Arizona, and as far north as Alaska.

Small Game and Bird Hunting in Alaska, Seasons, and Licenses

projectupland.com On The Go · Small Game and Bird Hunting in Alaska, Seasons, and Licenses The adventures of small game and bird hunting are ready for the taking on the last...

Hunting Ruffed Grouse in Alaska

projectupland.com On The Go · Hunting Ruffed Grouse in Alaska Learning to adapt to Alaskan ruffed grouse habitat and hunting. Autumn has long passed in Alaska. Like many upland...

Are Ptarmigan the Quail of the Great North?

With three species of ptarmigan in Alaska and their wide availability they may just be the quail of the North. For an upland hunter the mention of Alaska conjures up dreams of an...

Sharptail Hunting Alaska – Finding Fire Birds

Exploring the mystery of sharp-tailed grouse hunting in Alaska. The first time I saw a sharp-tailed grouse in Alaska it ignited a litany of unanswered questions that burned as...

Spruce Grouse – the Fool Hen of the Uplands?

Building a new reputation for the overlooked and underrated spruce grouse. Spruce grouse are not often–if ever–regarded as the King of the Uplands. They suffer a...

Traveling on the Road Long Term with a Bird Dog

Have you ever considered spending an entire bird season traveling the country? On September 1, 2017, Watson and I stood on the plains of Montana at sunrise about to start our...