Alaska

A hunter listens for a sooty grouse hoot while hunting in Alaska.
How to Hunt Sooty Grouse During the Spring Hoot

Hunting sooty grouse in the spring months in Alaska is an unusual adventure with plenty…

A bird hunter with dogs, hunting on skis
Upland Hunting by Back Country Skis

The Alaskan wilderness became much more accessible when this hunter added skis to his repertoire…

a ptarmigan grouse stands on a rock in Alaska
Small Game and Bird Hunting in Alaska, Season Dates, Licenses Fees, and New Rules

The adventures of small game and bird hunting are ready for the taking on the…

A ruffed grouse walking in the snow in Alaska
Hunting Ruffed Grouse in Alaska

Learning to adapt to Alaskan ruffed grouse habitat and hunting Autumn has long passed in…

A ptarmigan in Alaska.
Are Ptarmigan the Quail of Alaska?

With three species of ptarmigan in Alaska and their wide availability they may just be…

Hunters walk an Alaskan landscape in search of fire birds
Sharptail Hunting Alaska – Finding Fire Birds

Exploring the mystery of sharp-tailed grouse hunting in Alaska. The first time I saw a…

A spruce grouse sitting in a conifer tree
Spruce Grouse – the Fool Hen of the Uplands?

Building a new reputation for the overlooked and underrated spruce grouse. Spruce grouse are not…

A White-tailed Ptarmigan sits on a rock and blends in with its surroundings.
White-Tailed Ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura) – Biology and Life History

Learning about the smallest member of the grouse family the ptarmigan Ptarmigan are some of…

Jim McCann, Alaskan upland hunter with brittany pointing dogs
#40 | The Last Frontier: Upland Hunting the Alaskan Interior with Jim McCann – Project Upland Podcast

Jim McCann joins the podcast to talk about his passion for upland hunting in the…