Georgia

Durrell Smith bobwhite quail hunting in Georgia with his pointers.
Get the Art – A Project Upland Original Film

The Host of The Gun Dog Notebook brings us on his personal journey into the…

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…

Group of Field Trial Pointers 1907
The Development of the American Pointer

Take a journey through the lineage and bloodlines that built the pointer in American as…

Early image of the English pointer during its development
Creating the English Pointer from the Pointer Dog Ancestry

A look at the history and development of the English pointer from the pointer dog…

Bird dog trainers riding horseback during a field trial
The Founding and Idea of the American Field

A Look at the History, Founding, and Idea of the American Field and Field Trialing.…

Dr. Emerson Cochran speaking on Georgia Bobwhites and Bird Dogs
Podcast – Dr. Emerson Cochran – A Retrospective of Georgia Bobwhite and Bird Dogs

The connection of the uplands transcends generations. I met Dr. Emerson Cochran not so long…

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…

A white winged dove standing on a branch
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) – A Migratory Game Bird Profile

How to hunt this flashy and early-migrating species known as the white-winged dove The white-winged…

A Bobwhite quail taken in Georgia.
Hunting Georgia for Bobwhite, Grouse, Woodcock, and Small Game

Georgia is home to the legends of bobwhite quail hunting and the ghosts of ruffed…

A bird hunter holding a bobwhite quail.
All the Bobwhite Quail In the South Aren’t Gone

Public Bobwhite Quail are still a part of the South — they just take some…

A bobwhite quail walking in habitat
Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus) – Northern Quail Life History and Biology

The complicated story of the once plentiful Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus) and its decline…

A wilson's Snipe looking for food in a marsh.
Wilson’s Snipe (Gallinago delicata) – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Wilson’s snipe is a real and worthy pursuit Perhaps no other bird is so…