Hunting Culture

Fly patterns tied with upland bird feathers rest on a table.
Using Upland Bird Feathers for Fly Tying Patterns

Beat the material shortage at the fly shop and learn how to tie five of…

The cover of the Spring 2022 issue of Project Upland Magazine.
Spring has Sprung: A Look Ahead to Project Upland Magazine 4.1

Hitting mailboxes in April, Project Upland Magazine Volume 4, Issue 1 highlights a season of…

Durrell Smith holds a bobwhite quail during a hunt.
Opening Day Magic: Lessons Learned on Wild Bobwhite Quail in Georgia

A Georgia transplant recalls his opening day of the bobwhite quail season, including the magic…

Jennifer Wapenski and her Deutsch Langhaar rest on a mountain side.
Addressing Ethics in Upland Hunting

Meaningful conversations about ethics are a critical piece of hunter education and growth “The coveys…

An aerial view of pheasant fest
The 2022 Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic is Almost Here — This is What to Expect

Despite the 2021 show being canceled due to COVID-19, this year’s installment of the largest…

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…

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…

A hunter holds two bobwhite quail.
How to Secure the ‘Unofficial Kansas Grand Slam’

Kansas hosts more upland birds worth hunting than just the major species; learn where to…

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…