Hunting Gear

A upland hunter walks through a field weaing basic upland gear like blaze orange and jeans.
A Beginner’s Guide to Dressing for Upland Hunting

Through trial and error, acknowledging the difficulty of finding the right fit in clothing, the…

A woodcock hunter in New York with his bird dog.
How to Choose a Pair of Hunting Gloves

The lowdown on materials, design differences, warmth, and more to help you decide on your…

Tom Beckbe Tensaw jacket worn by an upland bird hunter with a Brittany
Trying it on for Size: The Tom Beckbe Tensaw Jacket

This classic, waxed cotton jacket evokes more than just upland fashion The first time I…

Supplies for a bird cleaning kit including knife and shears
Build a Bird Cleaning Kit for Field Dressing Birds

Carry these essential tools for field dressing birds after a successful hunt Upland birds offer…

Tom Beckbe performance knit fleece shirts folded
Tom Beckbe Performance and Knit Fleece – A Long-Term Review

Reviewing Technical Upland Clothing with a Traditional Aesthetic Upland hunting often has a distinctive aesthetic…

Orvis Pro LT Vest
Gear Review: Orvis Pro LT Hunting Vest

In an era of upland hunting vest innovation, this classic remains a great choice for…

A bird hunter with dogs, hunting on skis
Upland Hunting by Back Country Skis

The Alaskan wilderness became much more accessible when this hunter added skis to his repertoire…

A hunter wearing a Wing Works upland strap vest
Wing Works: Redefining the Strap Vest

A gear review of the original disrupter upland hunting strap vest the Wing Works One…

Close up of an upland strap vest
The Three New Upland Strap Vests: Upland Evolution

Pyke Gear, Hunt Redi, and Final Rise: the age of Modular System Upland Vests is…

putting wax on leather boots for off season maintenance
Off-Season Maintenance for Leather Hunting Boots

A How-to Guide on Keeping Your Leather Hunting Boots in Working Order for the Long…

a bird hunter using binoculars
Glassing for Upland Birds

Exploring the unorthodox approach of using binoculars for upland bird hunting. Somewhere out there in…

a shotgun along with some basic cheap gear for a day bird hunting
Bird Hunting Does Not Have to Be Expensive

Want to take up bird hunting but are on a tight budget? This article will…

upland game captured with trail camera photos
Scouting Upland Birds Using Trail Cameras

How to use trail cameras to increase upland scouting efficiency. It was Christmas morning, maybe…

A pair of Decibullz Custom Molded Percussive Shooting Filters on a tailgate after a bird hunt.
Review of the Decibullz Custom Molded Percussive Shooting Filters

Things to consider on the Decibullz hearing protection. In February last year, my husband and…

a bird hunter wearing an L.L. Bean Technical Upland Vest Pack.
Review of the L.L. Bean Technical Upland Vest Pack

The L.L. Bean Technical Upland Vest Pack is built for bird hunts calling for lots…

Bird hunters gearing up outside their cars
Bird Hunting by Car – Working with What You Have

Though we often think of trucks when it comes to bird hunting, a car can…

A bird hunter wearing a pair of First Lite Sawbuck Brush Pants
First Lite Sawbuck Brush Pants Review for Upland Hunting

Expanding on new options for our upland hunting world with the First Lite Sawbuck Pant.…

A bird hunter wearing an Orvis Waxed Cotton Strap Vest
Review of the Orvis Waxed Cotton Strap Vest

A look at the Orvis Waxed Cotton Strap Vest for bird hunters. The quest for…

A bird hunter wearing Carhartt Relaxed Field Pants
Reviewing the Carhartt Relaxed Field Pant

Do Carhartt Relaxed Field Pants hold up to the challenge of bird hunting? My first…

A sharptail grouse hunter wearing Danner Pronghorn boots
A Look at the Danner Pronghorn Boot

How do the Danner Pronghorn boots perform for upland hunting? Need to kill some time?…

A bird hunter wearing the L.L. Bean Pa'tridge Strap Vest II
Review of the L.L. Bean Pa’tridge Strap Vest II

Take a seasoned look at the practical use of the L.L. Bean Pa’tridge Strap Vest.…