Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) – A Wild Turkey Profile

Rebounding from near extinction, the Eastern Wild Turkey is the King of Game Birds. The wild turkey is one of our country’s greatest conservation success stories. Coming back from the brink of extinction, they have expanded their range and become a more common sight every year...

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...

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...

Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) – A Wild Turkey Profile

Rebounding from near extinction, the Eastern Wild Turkey is the King of Game Birds. The wild turkey is one of our country’s greatest conservation success stories. Coming back from the brink of extinction, they have expanded...

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...

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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#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...

My Bird Dog Pup Goes to the Big Leagues

Or, That Time I Drove 900 Miles for a Dog Test I popped an antacid into my mouth and tossed a second one to Joe. It was indecently early in southeast Idaho and our nerves were...

On Building Trust, Partnership and Teamwork with your Gun Dog. And The Look.

My single biggest goal as a hunter is to be good enough to deserve my gun dog. I say that lightly but also honestly. While a variety of activities and competing obligations pull...