Diversity in Hunting

A upland hunter walks through a field weaing basic upland gear like blaze orange and jeans.
A Beginner’s Guide to Dressing for Upland Hunting

Through trial and error, acknowledging the difficulty of finding the right fit in clothing, the…

Image of large unmapped area of the United States wilderness
The MAPLand Act Looks to Revamp Archaic US Mapping System Creating 21st Century Access

The reintroduced MAPLand Act is a piece of legislation in both houses of Congress that…

Birds-eye view of a clay target shooting range
A New Hunter’s Road from Skeet Shooting to the Dove Field

Hunting can become a passion when you least expect it, even if you have to…

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#124 | Introduction to Upland Hunting and Launch of Hunting Dog Confidential with Jennifer Wapenski

A conversation exploring her journey into upland hunting and bird dogs with the now editor…

A quail call used during a California quail hunt
How to Use a Call for Hunting California Quail

Improve your hunting chances by learning how and why to use a quail call. Silence.…

UplandJitsu hunting California quail without a dog
Hunting California Quail Without a Dog

A Guide to Researching, Scouting, Locating, Hunting, and Retrieving Valley Quail Without the Help of…

Ruben Mata hunting quail in California
#113 | California Upland Hunting with Ruben Mata – Project Upland Podcast

Ruben Mata of Quail Forever Ventura joins the show to talk California upland hunting and…

Ruben Mata hunts valley quail with his German Shorthaired Pointer.
This Exists – A California Quail Hunting Video

Traditions have to start somewhere, and in this film, Ruben Mata takes us through his…

The author on a pheasant hunting trip with his family as a kid.
The Juxtaposition of Pride in Hunting

A story of trying to balance self identity as a gay hunter By most standards,…

An African American hunter hunting birds.
Hunting Opportunity is Not Always Equal – The Stormy Present

A story on how hunting privilege changes with the color of your skin. The dogmas…

Durrell Smith looks at an Englsih setter at the black handlers field trial
Georgia-Florida Shooting Dog Handlers Club – Ambition to Tradition

The Field Trials of The Georgia-Florida Shooting Dog Handlers Club Thinking about European traditions, I…

Front cover of Project Upland Magazine featuring the black handlers club.
Summer 2020 Issue of Project Upland Magazine – V2N2

Take a look at the stories inside the Summer 2020 Issue of Project Upland Magazine.…

Durrell Smith hunting with his bird dogs.
#90 | Field Trials and Bird Dogs with Durrell Smith – Project Upland Podcast

Exploring field trials, bird dogs and The Gun Dog Notebook Podcast with Durrell Smith. I…

A mountain quail in California
Is California an Underrated Upland Hunting Destination?

Take a look at the amazing opportunities for upland and small game hunting in California.…

Durrell Smith of the Gun Dog Notebook Podcast observes a field trial.
The Gun Dog Notebook – A Field Trial Podcast

The Gun Dog Notebook moves to become field trial focused podcast to help push into…

A bird hunter holds a classic merican pump shotgun while hunting.
Exploring Vintage American Pump Shotguns

Exploring the vintage shotgun market of the American classic pump shotgun The Damascus twist-barrels glistened…

A dove flushes after being pushed by a hunter
Walking Up Doves While Hunting

Instead of sitting and waiting try walking up doves on slow days Dove season. You’re…

African-American of the Georgia-Florida Shooting Dog Handlers Association riding
Hard Day Riding – A Southern Field Trial Film

Journey into the overlooked world of African-American field trial history in the South Being a…

Two Eurasian Collared Doves after a hunt in the summer
Hunting Eurasian Collared-Dove in the Summers of the United States

Good to eat, year-round seasons, limitless bag limits, the Eurasian collared-dove takes the edge off…

An African-American upland hunter in a field with his bird dog.
On Being an African-American Upland Hunter from the South

A candid and honest look at African-American Upland Culture. Where do upland hunting traditions go…

an art teacher making a drawing from the gun dig training field.
Teaching and Dog Training, It’s All the Same

It’s officially Summer 2018. Why does that matter? Because I’m a high school teacher and…