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A wild turkey strutting in big woods.
How to Hunt Big Woods Turkeys

Hunting big woods turkeys is much different than pursuing field birds There are significant differences…

A veteran turkey hunter using a pot call to call in wild turkeys.
I Only Use Pot Calls – A Seasoned Turkey Hunter Confession

Yes, you can be successful only using pot calls There was a time when I…

A turkey hunter successfully shoots a turkey.
The Last Turkey Hunting Tactic You Will Ever Need

The highly effective turkey hunting tactic known as the turkey calling retreat This article originally…

A stack of turkey calls on a table
The Basics of Turkey Calls and Their History

Take a journey through the types of turkey calls and applications from Native American history…

A ruffed grouse with one wing left on for game bird identification.
The Many Regulations and Laws of Transporting Game Birds

Understanding the laws and regulations of transporting upland game birds after hunting. The long-tailed birds…

A wilson's snipe during the migration
Tracking the Snipe Migration

A look into snipe hunting and their migration south. Did you know snipe are a…

A group of turkeys walking a trail midday.
How to Hunt Turkeys During the Midday

How to turn the tides on turkey hunting after lunch Midday gobblers can provide a…

A prairie chicken walks in the snow during late season.
Late Season Prairie Chicken Hunting Tactics

Exploring late season tactics for prairie chicken hunting. In another hour, the sun will start…

A turkey hunter checks trail camera pictures while scouting.
Scouting Turkeys with Trail Cameras

Scouting turkeys with trail cameras can make turkey hunting more efficient Every turkey hunter knows…

A chukar hunter holds a chukar up.
How to Find Chukar by Water, Cover, and Food Source

A brief look at finding good chukar habitat with Chukar Chasers Chukar (not chukars) are…

Pheasant flush out of habitat in the Midwest
How to Identify Pheasant Habitat

Understanding pheasant habitat and how to look for it throughout its range will make you…

A hunting dog retrieves a prairie grouse
How to Identify the Difference in Prairie Grouse on the Hunt

Learn to identify the differences between a prairie chicken and a sharp-tailed grouse. A trio…

A ruffed grouse drums on a log in grouse habitat
#76 | Grouse Habitat Q&A with Ann Jandernoa – Project Upland Podcast

“As you get into the second and third week of October, you need to start…

A brood of sharp-tailed grouse flying away from a hunter.
Finding Sharptails with Changing Conditions

Finding sharp-tailed grouse to hunt can change from season to season based on cover, water…

A snipe about to take flight from a marsh.
Identifying and Locating Snipe Habitat for Hunting

Here is a basic foundation to finding snipe habitat for this bird hunting season Mention…

An upland bird hunter holding a sage grouse.
Tips on Hunting Sage Grouse without a Dog

Yes, you can successfully hunt Sage Grouse without a dog. Hunting sage grouse without a…

A Scaled Quail in thick cover during bird hunting season.
How to Identify Scaled Quail Habitat

Learn how to hunt the quail of the arid grasslands Hunting scaled quail is different…

A group of bird hunters on a road trip for pheasant hunting.
A Beginner’s Guide to Upland Road Trips

Upland hunting road trips can be an amazing experience Look, I understand. You’ve seen countless…

A sage grouse hunter hunting in sage grouse habitat.
How to Identify Sage Grouse Habitat

How to Identify Sage Grouse Habitat in a Sea of Sagebrush In order to find…

an upland hunter holds a ruffed grouse with friends.
A Full Guide to Ruffed Grouse Hunting

Get an accelerated education on ruffed grouse hunting for this fall Whether you live in…

shotgun chokes on a table with an over and under shotgun.
Understanding Shotgun Chokes – How to Choose a Choke Size for Hunting

Exploring the practical application of shotgun chokes in wingshooting Let me be upfront. Grasping the…