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Legacy – A Project Upland Original Film

A journey into the timeless world of grouse and woodcock hunting through a legacy shotgun. Presented by AYA Shotguns and the Ruffed Grouse Society For Joel Penkala, Marketing...

The Legend of Wardens Worry – How to Tell a Hunting Story

The author looks into the myths, legends, and rituals of hunting stories in the North Country. We have a preconceived notion that bird dog folk, like fishermen, tend to tell the...

Flushing Grouse – A Ruffed Grouse Society Film

Exploring the World of Ruffed Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs For many the idea of ruffed grouse hunting is pointing dogs, double-barrel shotguns and a romantic look into our...

Mountain Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Remote Mountain Bird That Makes You Work for It. The Mountain quail (Oreortyx pictus) is true to its name. While the California quail is often called the “valley quail,”...

Why Woodcock are a Gun Dog’s Best Friend

Are woodcock the wild bird of choice to train dogs on the upcoming season? We sat at the edge of the tailgate as legendary bird hunting guide “Earl the Pearl” lamented on the...

The History and Revival of the 16 Gauge Shotgun

Take a look at the history, culture, and availability of the 16 gauge shotgun. My shoulder rocked back so much that the other folks at my local skeet range let out an audible...

Pudelpointer – The Complete Versatile Hunting Dog History

Take a deep dive into the long history and development of the versatile hunting dog — the Pudelpointer. The pudelpointer is not a designer breed like the Labradoodle. But...

How Much Passion – A Sharp-tailed Grouse Society Film

Explore the world of the Minnesota sharp-tailed grouse in film. There was a time well over 60 years ago when the sharp-tailed grouse was the most common species in the upland...

Understanding the Threat Response of Ruffed Grouse in Hunting

Musing on the accelerated evolution of grouse behavior and grouse hunting tactics. Some years ago I wrote a book, The Urban Deer Complex. Growing up just outside of Boston, I was...

Why I Stopped Shooting Lead at Doves

A thoughtful look at a hunter’s choice to stop hunting doves with lead shot The first animal I successfully brought down was a dove. It was September in south Texas,...