Migratory Bird Species

Preparing for Waterfowl Hunting Season

These tips will help you get ready for duck season and make the most of your time in the blind. Leaves are beginning to change color and a cool north breeze has me looking toward...

Working British Labs in America

projectupland.com On The Go · Working British Labs in America Discover the story of British Labrador Retrievers and how they have found a home in American waterfowl hunting and...

An Overview of Duck Blinds

Understanding the types of duck blinds and the importance of effective concealment will create better opportunities for hunting waterfowl. Making sense of duck blinds—the...

Learning Small Decoy Spreads for Waterfowl

Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to duck decoy spreads Decoys and decoy spreads can be a touchy subject with waterfowl hunters, given the wide range of...

Gearing Up for Snipe — A Minimalist Perspective

It does not take much gear to take up snipe hunting. I love gear.  There, I said it. Paging through the fall hunting catalogs, reading annual gear guide reviews, and doing...

Tracking the Snipe Migration

A look into snipe hunting and their migration south. Did you know snipe are a migratory bird much like their cousin the beloved woodcock?  These little birds make an...

Snipe, Soras and Other Rails: The Misunderstood Birds of September

Get your bird seasons started early with the overlooked game birds of September “They’re just a bunch of gooney birds! Why waste time on them?” I’ve heard some say...

Sora Rail Hunting on a Skiff

Sora rail might be one more reason to start this bird season earlier than usual. Despite its current claim to being the most densely populated state, New Jersey was once a land of...

How to Locate Snipe – A Habitat Guide

Here is a basic foundation to finding snipe habitat for this bird hunting season. Mention upland bird habitat and more than likely images of thick emerging stands of aspen,...

Is Crow Hunting Worth My Time?

Crow hunting is good filler for the down times and despite what we often think it is still good table-fare. “Why on earth would anyone want to hunt crows?” I often get asked...