Migratory

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…

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…

A woodcock hunter in New Hampshire during October bird season.
Live for October – A Hunting Mentor Film

Take a journey on a hunter mentor trip in New Hampshire for ruffed grouse and…

A Eurasian Collared-Dove sits on a branch
Eurasian Collared-Dove – A Migratory Game Bird Profile

Extra dove hunting opportunities for this non-native species the Eurasian Collared Dove As you might…

A bird dog retrieves a ring neck pheasant.
10 Most Popular and Obscure Upland Game Birds in North America

A look into the most popular upland game birds according to the Project Upland audience…

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…

Ben Jones hunting with his English setter Ace
#67 | Ben Jones President of the Ruffed Grouse Society – Project Upland Podcast

Get an inside look at the future of the Ruffed Grouse Society with the new…

a dove hunter loads a shotgun before the hunt
Choosing a Shotgun for Dove Hunting

Weighing the pros and cons of shotguns for dove hunting Dove hunting is perhaps the…

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 murder of crows fly's across a field.
Is Crow Hunting Worth My Time?

Crow hunting is good filler for the down times and despite what we often think…

A Woodcock served whole after aging.
Aging Woodcock for Cooking – Process and History

What we learn from hanging and roasting these curious morsels of antiquity Many wild game…

Erik Blomberg with a live trap ruffed grouse
#51 | Eastern Woodcock Migration Research Cooperative with Dr. Erik Blomberg – Project Upland Podcast

On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast I’m joined by Dr. Erik Blomberg, Assistant…

An American crow sitting on a branch.
American Crow – A Game Bird Species Profile

Would you hunt (and eat) crows? Ready for an unusual one? The American crow (Corvus…

Filmmaker A.J. DeRosa with his wirehaired pointing griffon during their first season together.
First Season – Journey of a First Bird Dog

A candid and honest look at a first season with a bird dog.  If there…

Woodcock splash on downed leaves in a prime habitat.
Woodcock Splash or Chalk – Identifying Woodcock Droppings

Learn how to identify woodcock splash or sometimes referred to as chalk as a identifier…

Mark Parman hunting ruffed grouse with his English setter.
#45 | Among The Aspen, Hunting Grouse and Woodcock in Wisconsin with Mark Parman – Project Upland Podcast

On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Mark Parman, author and…

Northwind Enterprises English Setter in the woods
#42 | Mapping and Hunting Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock with Ann Jandernoa – Project Upland Podcast

On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Ann Jandernoa, owner of…