Bird Hunting Articles The latest Bird Hunting Articles, Blogs, Tips, Tactics and Videos including pheasant hunting, grouse, quail, bird dog training and more from the Upland Bird Hunting Videos Series Project Upland.

Carrying the Upland Hunting Spirit Throughout the Year

Stay Active, Scratch the Upland Hunting Itch It always seems like fall just doesn’t last long enough. We look forward to opening day of grouse season or our first pheasant trip...

Gun Dog Training – Five Things a Novice Should Know

First Time Advice on Gun Dog Training from a Struggling Novice Beginning on the path of gun dog training is no small feat. It is a world of obstacles, failures, and defeat. But...

Choosing our Bird Dog Commands Carefully

Confessions of a Novice Dog Handler on Bird Dog Commands When I was preparing to get my first puppy, I didn’t think much about the words associated with bird dog commands....

Healthy Forests an Intuitive for Wildlife Conservation

Spreading the message of healthy forests one film at a time. In 2016,  the Ruffed Grouse Society and Project Upland teamed up to spread the awareness of healthy forests through...

Beavers- An Unforeseen Gun Dog Threat

With their razor sharp teeth and heavy front claws, Beavers can become a serious threat. About this time last year—late March—one of our German wirehairs chased a young beaver...

Overcoming the Shy Trigger Finger

Do You Suffer from Trigger Finger Paralysis? Like many grouse hunters out there, I often suffer from a shy trigger finger. Even last fall, I was walking along a wide open trail...

Pheasant-The Unsung Hero of Upland Hunting

The Pheasant, a non-native species, is an American classic game bird. Ditch carp. Ditch chickens. Prairie parrots. Ditch parrots. We’ve heard and read our share of creative...

I Need More Training than my Gun Dog

Our own abilities and dedication are the solid foundation of gun dog training—Confessions of a first time gun dog trainer. As I progress throughout the first year of my gun...

To Steady or Not To Steady

Is steady training with a gun dog worth the time and investment? Dog One is on point. Dog Two hurtles in around a thick tangle of juniper and slams the back, honoring his...

The Art of Pausing on an Upland Hunt

How Taking Your Time Can Equal More Birds on an Upland Hunt. If you’re like most hunters, you probably feel like there’s just not enough time for hunting. Schedules seem to...