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Training Pressure is Not Universal

Training Pressure: It’s You, Not the Dog In the context of this article, the terms “pressure” or “training pressure” refers to the idea of using...

In Our Veins – The Story of AYA Shotguns

A film looking into the history and story of AYA Shotguns and the city of Eibar Spain. Full film of the AYA shotgun story coming to YouTube on 03.31.19 Eibar is known as the gun...

Ripening Woodcock – Spring Issue of Project Upland Magazine

What we learn from hanging and roasting these curious morsels of antiquity. This article on aging woodcock appeared in Volume One, Issue One of Project Upland Magazine. Many wild...

Should You Use Dog Treats in Gun Dog Training?

Exploring the question, “To treat or not to treat?” A short while ago, I spoke with a behaviorist friend of mine, Matt McKenny, who also owns versatile hunting dogs. I...

Squirrels and Rabbits help Define Versatility in Upland Hunting

Are we just bird hunters or are we lovers of things small game? It was a Friday afternoon and a teacher workday. I was fortunate enough to leave early. Most of the time I sit...

Scaled Quail Hunting the Cimarron National Grassland

Hunting Blue Quail in the Sunflower State If you haven’t heard about the Cimarron National Grassland in the extreme southwest corner of Kansas, don’t worry because most...

Dad is a Breeder – An Italian Journey of Dogs and Eurasian Woodcock

Many of us have come to know the work of Italian filmmaker Andrea Cavaglia. But what do we know of his backstory? How he became a part of our upland community? “My dad sells...

Resetting Your Bird Dog in Training – The Recovery Process

Keeping your bird dog in a training state of mind “That’s it. I’m sending my dog away to be trained!” So training didn’t go your way today and you are left with...

The Five Mental States of Bird Dogs in Training

The mental state of you and your bird dog can make the difference between success and failure in training. “Anyone seen my dog?” I don’t know who that dog is out...

Using Non-Toxic Ammunition for Pheasants

Steel shot for pheasant hunting and other non-toxic options in an advanced world of modern shotgun ballistics. Thirty years ago, the thought of being forced to use anything other...