Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting. “I’ve got tracks!” I wasn’t paying much attention to the dog who had become birdy. I let my eyes wander along the ground. The small four-toed imprints were becoming sporadic. I felt...

#60 | From Kansas to Montana to MeatEater with Morgan Mason – Project Upland Podcast

From quail and pheasant in Kansas, all the way to chukar and Hungarian partridge in Montana, Morgan Mason walks us through his journey to...

White-winged Dove – An Upland Game Bird Profile

How to Hunt This Flashy and Early-Migrating Dove Species The white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) is larger than the more recognized...

Scaled Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Chasing the Desert Quail of the Arid Southwest The scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) is a bird of our southwest grasslands, and its...

White-Tailed Ptarmigan – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Learning About the Smallest Member of the Grouse Family Ptarmigan are some of the smallest species in the grouse family, yet their charm...

Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting. “I’ve got tracks!” I wasn’t paying much attention to the dog who had become birdy. I let my eyes wander along the ground. The small...

#60 | From Kansas to Montana to MeatEater with Morgan Mason – Project Upland Podcast

From quail and pheasant in Kansas, all the way to chukar and Hungarian partridge in Montana, Morgan Mason walks us...

White-winged Dove – An Upland Game Bird Profile

How to Hunt This Flashy and Early-Migrating Dove Species The white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) is larger than the...

Scaled Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Chasing the Desert Quail of the Arid Southwest The scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) is a bird of our southwest...

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#58 | Field First Aid and Being Prepared with Dr. Dustin Babler – Project Upland Podcast

Do you know what to do if your dog gets cut on a barbed-wire fence? What if your dog is showing signs of hypoglycemia, hypothermia or overheating? These are just a couple of the...

#55 | Orvis Wingshooting Services Manager Reid Bryant – Project Upland Podcast

When it comes to outdoor gear and the outdoor lifestyle, if the Orvis Company doesn’t come to mind, you should probably think again! Orvis has been an outdoor lifestyle brand...

#53 | Audubon and Upland Hunting with Ashley Peters – Project Upland Podcast

Iowa, Alaska, Louisiana and Minnesota: what do they all have in common? They’re all part of part of Ashley Peters’ journey into becoming an upland bird hunter. On this episode...

Hunting Valley Quail on Public Land – Practice Makes Perfect

A brief guide to hunting valley quail this bird season. On my public hunting grounds in central Washington, chasing valley quail (California quail) can be deeply satisfying and...

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...

The Etiquette of Hunting Over Someone Else’s Bird Dog

Think about these rules to get invited back to hunting over someone else’s bird dog. I will say it up front: I am far from being an expert on bird dogs. But if there is one...