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A bird hunter holds a woodcock and a shotgun
A Guide to American Woodcock Hunting

Woodcock may be one of the greatest game birds to pursue for those interested in…

A mourning dove in habitat
How to Identify Mourning Dove Habitat

Finding and hunting mourning dove habitat this fall While many people associate the mourning dove…

Doves across a field during the early hunting season
Three Dove Hunting Hacks to Try This Season

Increase your odds dove hunting this season with these three clever hacks. There are a…

A snipe wading through mud in a field,
Proper Gear for Snipe Hunting

It does not take much gear to take up snipe hunting. I love gear.  There,…

Front cover of the book woodcock shooting
Woodcock Shooting – Edmund Davis’ 1908 Classic in Audio Format

Woodcock Shooting stands as a timeless classic in upland hunting books and is now available…

Dove hunters walking into a field.
Scouting Bobwhite Quail While Dove Hunting

Pinpointing Bobwhite quail while dove hunting can help hunters months down the road. Hunters have…

A biologist places a metal band on a woodcock chick
Woodcock Banding – A Behind the Scenes Look at Conservation

The unusual world of woodcock banding in Minnesota with pointing dogs. When the north shore…

A flock of doves flying by
A Complete Guide to Dove Hunting

Explore dove hunting tactics, gear, seasons, and more in this complete guide to dove hunting.…

Passenger pigeon vintage bird lithograph - James De Kay, Zoology of NY
The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

Learning about bird species extinction from the passenger pigeon. Unless you’re pretty conservation-minded, you may…

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 Band-Tailed Pigeon off in the distance during hunting season.
Band-Tailed Pigeon – An Overlooked Game Bird Opportunity

The West’s Most Underrated and Least-Known Game Bird. The band-tailed pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) is the…

A woodcock hunter holds a bird in his hands.
The Unrealized Opportunity of Woodcock Hunting in the Central Midwest

Ever consider hunting woodcock in the central Midwest states as they migrate south? When hunters…

A wirehaired pointing griffon retrieves an American woodcock
Do Woodcock Walk and Run from Points?

Exploring the phenomenon of woodcock that decide walking is better than flying. It can be…

A bird hunting holding an AYA shotgun and an American woodcock.
Legacy – A Project Upland Original Film

A journey into the timeless world of grouse and woodcock hunting through a legacy shotgun.…

A dove sitting on a fence in october
Dove Hunting Tactics for Late Season

October might just be one of the best months to go dove hunting The birds…

A bird hunter steadies his dog on a woodcock point.
Why Woodcock are a Gun Dog’s Best Friend

Are woodcock the wild bird of choice to train dogs on the upcoming season? We…

Doves and shotgun shells in a corn field
Why I Stopped Shooting Lead at Doves

A thoughtful look at a hunter’s choice to stop hunting doves with lead shot The…

A Virginia rail walking in a swamp
Snipe, Soras and Other Rails: The Misunderstood Birds of September

Get your bird seasons started early with the overlooked game birds of September “They’re just…

A shotgun and shotgun shells on a dove hunt.
What Chokes and Shot Size to Use for Dove Hunting

A look into choosing chokes and shot size as the dove hunting season changes September…

A sora rail on the edge of a water line during hunting season.
Sora Rail Hunting on a Skiff

Sora rail might be one more reason to start this bird season earlier than usual.…

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…