Preparing for the hunting dog VJP test
How to Prepare a Dog for the VJP Test

Getting your dog ready to run in the puppy natural ability test for the German…

Upland bird 'kipper snacks' made from tenderloins rest on a table.
How to Cook Upland Bird Tenderloins

From flash searing to low-and-slow jerky, learn three easy and simple ways to cook those…

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act: Breaking Down RAWA, and How to Support It

Passed out of committee on April 7, New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich explains the Senate’s…

A beagle stands with its owner before a hare hunt.
New Hampshire Beagle Clubs in the Crosshairs as State House Pushes Bill to Ban Live Snowshoe Hare Trapping

Though New Hampshire was home to another legislative push by anti-hunting advocates, HB 1308 has…

The cover of Volume 3, Issue 4 of Project Upland Magazine.
Exploring the Winter 2021 Issue of Project Upland Magazine

From Pakistan to California, get a preview of Volume 3, Issue 4 of Project Upland…

Managing Editor Jennifer Wapenski bird hunting in Washighton state.
Let the Dogs Lead the Way – A Project Upland Original Film

This is the story of Jennifer Wapenski, Managing Editor of Hunting Dog Confidential Magazine, and…

a ruffed grouse walks in the winter snow.
Winter Ruffed Grouse Hunting and Gettin’ Stuck – Her Upland – Episode #19

Heather and Sarah discuss how ruffed grouse have adapted to extreme climates and challenges that…

A chukar sandwich and fries rest on a table.
Chukar-fil-A Sandwich

Inspired by and better than the ultra-busy, fast-food chain’s chicken sandwich, this recipe can utilize…

Early North American Hunting Dogs
Early American Hunting Dogs, Part 2: HDC Episode #29

The arrival of European hunting dogs and the culture of recreational hunting in North America…

Tyler Webster holds a dead Hungarian Partridge.
Top 5 Mistakes Upland Hunters Make

Regardless of hunting experience, mistakes will be made; read about some of the most common…

Tostadas rest on a table.
Upland Enchiladas or Tostadas

Take your time with this delicious Mexican dish inspired by a Spokane, Washington, restaurant and…

a group of setting spaniels
The Truth Behind the Setting Spaniel

The word ‘setter’ has quite the history behind it; one you may not have expected…

An Irish Water Spaniel points at cover.
The Importance of Training Steadiness in Bird Dogs

There are many reasons to train a dog to remain steady from flush to fall,…

Upland bird egg drop soup sits on a table.
Upland Bird Egg Drop Soup

Inspired by a family tradition and classic Christmas movie, this egg drop soup is great…

A painting of the Brown and White Norfolk or Water Spaniel.
Extinction: The History of Lost Dog Breeds

Among pointing dogs, a number of breeds have already disappeared; others may follow them unless…

A waterfowl hunter walks out of a marsh.
Discovering BioAmmo: Investing in Biodegradable Shotshells for a Cleaner Environment

Two hunters’ quest to leave as small of a footprint as possible leads them to…

Illustration of the Hare Indian Dog by J.W. Audubon
Early American Hunting Dogs, Part 1: HDC Episode #28

The origins of hunting dogs in North America from indigenous peoples through the end of…

Jennifer Wapenski shoots clays with her shotgun.
Keeping Shooting Skills Honed in the Off-Season

We require our gun dogs to stay sharp between seasons, so why not maintain our…

Roasted quail is garnished with cranberry sauce.
Roasted Quail with Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Serve up this upland twist on a traditional meal to your holiday guests this season…

Jordan Wells demonstrates his force fetch training method.
Old Dogs, New Tricks: Smith-Inspired Innovations and the Wells Method of Fetch

At the center of bird dog training and handling is a community of inherited thought…

Two pheasants lie next to each other on a stone wall.
Serve Better Birds: A Field-to-Table Cooking Guide for Upland Bird Hunters

Project Upland wild game cooking contributor Jack Hennessy breaks down different steps of how to…