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CZ Upland Ultralight – Shotgun Review

The CZ Upland Ultralight is lightweight reliability at a reasonable price. I’m an old grouse hunter. By that I mean I don’t think of myself as really old, but I used to hunt...

Understanding the Threat Response of Ruffed Grouse in Hunting

Musing on the accelerated evolution of grouse behavior and grouse hunting tactics. Some years ago I wrote a book, The Urban Deer Complex. Growing up just outside of Boston, I was...

Why I Stopped Shooting Lead at Doves

A thoughtful look at a hunter’s choice to stop hunting doves with lead shot The first animal I successfully brought down was a dove. It was September in south Texas,...

Snipe, Soras and Other Rails: The Misunderstood Birds of September

Get your bird seasons started early with the overlooked game birds of September “They’re just a bunch of gooney birds! Why waste time on them?” I’ve heard some say...

What Chokes and Shot Size to Use for Dove Hunting

A look into choosing chokes and shot size as the dove hunting season changes September 1 signaled the start of the upland season for wingshooters. Thousands of dove hunters will...

Sora Rail Hunting on a Skiff

Sora rail might be one more reason to start this bird season earlier than usual. Despite its current claim to being the most densely populated state, New Jersey was once a land of...

Walking Up Doves While Hunting

Instead of sitting and waiting try walking up doves on slow days Dove season. You’re sitting there, twiddling your thumbs. The little grey rockets have not presented a shot...

Start Here – Welcome to Project Upland

Wild birds, public lands, everyday people . . . Welcome to Project Upland, the award-winning platform created by passionate bird hunters like you, to bring you upland hunting...

When it Comes to Finding Sharptails, Think Outside the Box

Finding sharp-tailed grouse to hunt can change from season to season based on cover, water and food. As we stare down the barrel of the 2019 upland bird season, thoughts of long...

Introducing Fall Issue of Project Upland Magazine

An inside look at the Fall 2019 Issue of Project Upland Magazine. The calendar might say that fall is still a month away,  but the cooler breezes and shorter days have a...