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Are Ptarmigan the Quail of the Great North?

With three species of ptarmigan in Alaska and their wide availability they may just be the quail of the North. For an upland hunter the mention of Alaska conjures up dreams of an...

What Defines the Grouse Species?

Similarities and Differences within the Grouse Family of North America, also known as Galliformes. The word “grouse” can mean very different things depending on where you live...

How Tough is a Rooster Pheasant?

The pheasant has earned a reputation as a physically tough bird in the upland community and here is why. The male ring-neck pheasant rooster is both the admiration and abomination...

#PublicGrouse – A One-Hour Feature Film on Grouse Hunting in America

Coming in Early 2020, a one-hour feature film featuring the story of the Public Grouse in America, produced in collaboration between Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Project...

Dr. Joe Spoo, aka the GunDogDoc Series – a Specialist in Sporting Dog Medicine

Introducing a new series on sporting dog care, first aid and health with Veterinarian Specialist Dr. Joe Spoo of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and...

Llewellin Setter – The Full History of the Richard Purcell Llewellin Legacy

Is there such a thing as the Llewellin setter in the 21st century? Speak the words “Llewellin setter” and you are bound to be met with controversy. On one side are the...

How to Hunt Snowshoe Hare with a Versatile Hunting Dog

Experimenting with ideas of hunting snowshoe hare with pointing dogs. This is an open call to all of us who have intentionally targeted rabbits and hares with versatile hunting...

The Unrealized Opportunity of Woodcock Hunting in the Central Midwest

Ever consider hunting woodcock in the central Midwest states as they migrate south? When hunters think woodcock, most folks naturally have a mental picture of young aspen stands...

Choosing Shotguns, Shot Size, and Chokes for Scaled Quail Hunting

Learn about hunting scaled quail with the proper shotgun setup. Scaled quail can be very frustrating to chase. Blue quail, as they are often called, have a well-deserved and...

Native Prairies – A Cure for Bobwhite Quail?

A recent study in Missouri suggests quail management may have to change. *This article originally appeared in the Fall 2019 Issue of Project Upland Magazine. The tall grasses and...