Hunting Culture

A man training a black Labrador Retriever
Preparing for the Next Bird Season

Off-season tips and planning strategies to make the most of your next hunting season I…

Birds-eye view of a clay target shooting range
A New Hunter’s Road from Skeet Shooting to the Dove Field

Hunting can become a passion when you least expect it, even if you have to…

An upland hunter mentors a new bird hunter
Practicing Good Upland Hunting Etiquette

Good hunting etiquette extends beyond the law to ensure that hunters maintain a good reputation…

A black Labrador retrieves a female bobwhite quail
How to Make a Wing and Tail Fan Mount

Preserve the memory of your hunt with these simple, DIY bird taxidermy instructions that anyone…

A hunter shares their success while hunting in Kansas.
When Anti-Hotspotting Goes Too Far: Hunter Suppression in the Age of Social Media

Is the sharing of hunting knowledge taboo or is it a key part of helping…

A grouse hunter walking to his truck on public lands.
The Ethics and Issues of Hotspotting in Hunting

What are the lines that define hotspotting public lands in the bird hunting community? It’s…

A german wirehaired pointer retrieves a pheasant
Most Popular Game Birds By Access and Generation

How is the future of game bird hunting trends changing in North America? Will the…

Chickens being transported in cages.
Why an Animal Lover Gave Up on Industrial Agriculture for Hunting

From saving chickens on the side of the road to becoming a small game hunter…

The author on a pheasant hunting trip with his family as a kid.
The Juxtaposition of Pride in Hunting

A story of trying to balance self identity as a gay hunter By most standards,…

An African American hunter hunting birds.
Hunting Opportunity is Not Always Equal – The Stormy Present

A story on how hunting privilege changes with the color of your skin. The dogmas…

Front cover of Project Upland Magazine featuring the black handlers club.
Summer 2020 Issue of Project Upland Magazine – V2N2

Take a look at the stories inside the Summer 2020 Issue of Project Upland Magazine.…

A hunter and his mentor in a field with a bird dog.
The Obstacles of New Hunters

A novice hunter explores overcoming the challenges and trials of becoming a bird hunter Being…

Cover of the Spring 2020 Issue of Project Upland Magazine
A Look at the Spring 2020 #PublicGrouse Issue of Project Upland Magazine

Dedicated to the North American grouse species, the Spring 2020 issue is packed full of…

A mentoring hunter shows a pheasant from a successful hunt.
Mentoring Hunters in the 21st Century of Technology and Ideas

Take a look at opportunities for mentoring hunters and how they have evolved in a…

A.J. DeRosa with his bird dog Grim
Fueled – A New Sporting Dog Podcast Hosted by Dr. Joe Spoo

Project Upland got a chance to hop on the new Fueled podcast hosted by Dr.…

An aerial view of pheasant fest
What to Expect from the Next Pheasant Fest 2022

Although Pheasant Fest 2021 was canceled here is what we can expect from Pheasants Forever…

A camp of all women hunters
An All Women’s Hunting Camp

Of Women, Guns, and Dogs – AKA “The Bitch Hunt” First, a word about language.…

A pheasant walking in the snow.
Through the Storm – A Story of Christmas, Loss, and Hunting

The author takes us on a fictional journey into a hard world of family, loss,…

The official cover of the Winter 2019 issue of Project Upland Magazine featuring Pheasants Forever employee Marissa Jensen.
Introducing Winter 2019 Issue of Project Upland Magazine

A look into the Winter 2019 Issue of Project Upland Magazine. As I write this,…

A dog bell on an English setter while bird hunting.
Should New Technology Have a Place in Upland Bird Hunting?

The author muses on the idea of blending old technology with the new as the…

A child carries pheasant on a bird hunting trip.
The Rites of a Pheasant Hunting Family

From a childhood of pheasant hunting to revisiting places and memories of a family tradition.…