Woodcock Hunting

#51 | Eastern Woodcock Migration Research Cooperative with Dr. Erik Blomberg – Project Upland Podcast

On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast I’m joined by Dr. Erik Blomberg, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine. Erik joins the show to...

Woodcock Splash – A Lesson in Game Bird Science

Walking in on a point is always an exciting experience, especially in an area where multiple upland game birds occur. It’s a bit of Christmas morning surprise with each flush....

Adventure Awaits – A Pineridge Grouse Camp Story

Deep in the grouse covers of Minnesota sits the Pineridge Grouse Camp, known for its magical allure. Pineridge Grouse Camp is not your average bird hunting lodge. This grouse...

How to Bird Hunt Quebec – A Non-resident Guide

What does it take to bird hunt Quebec? Quebec, the largest province in Canada, is divided into 21 tourist regions and 29 hunting and fishing zones. The landscape, wildlife and the...

Those Moments – A Story of Maine Bird Dogs and Hunting

An adventure in the Maine woods for Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock One thing we are certain of: there is no lack of love for bird dogs in our community. From distant...

Spring Woodcock – The Second Season

Learning all about the exciting time of spring Woodcock training. I can feel it in my bones. I can smell it in the air. And I’m beginning to think the dog can sense it as...

Targeting Worms with GIS Soil Data to find Woodcock Habitat

A Connecticut Woodsman tests theories of targeting worms for good Woodcock Habitat. If I could smell a bird, walk effortlessly through thick brush, and cover ten times as much...

Timber Rocket – A Project Upland Original Film

A Short film collaboration with the Modern Wild, dedicated to the passion of American Woodcock hunting. The Modern Wild and Project Upland converged in the “ruff...

Camp Thunderbird – A Wisconsin Bird Hunting Film

Camp Thunderbird is the Story of a Grouse Camp Epoch Brandon Smith and Laine Jewell are not your cookie cutter bird hunters. In fact, the journey to becoming bird hunters came in...

The Unholy Art of Hunting Woodcock Without a Dog

Hunting woodcock without a dog is a culture in of itself. Long before it was submerged into the vast realm of gun dogs, a subculture amongst a subculture. Like many Northwoods...