Sharp-tailed Grouse

a ptarmigan grouse stands on a rock in Alaska
Small Game and Bird Hunting in Alaska, Season Dates, Licenses Fees, and New Rules

The adventures of small game and bird hunting are ready for the taking on the…

a bird hunter using binoculars
Glassing for Upland Birds

Exploring the unorthodox approach of using binoculars for upland bird hunting Somewhere out there in…

A bird hunter in Utah with his German shorthaired pointers.
Bird Hunting Opportunities in Utah

The Beehive State may or may not have any beehives—but Utah offers plenty of bird…

A sharp-tailed grouse dances on lek in Wisconsin
Modernizing Sharp-Tailed Grouse Lek Survey Methods

Spying on sharp-tailed grouse with trail cameras in Wisconsin About a year ago, I attended…

Matt Hardinge and Zach Hein at Pheasant Fest
#92 | Pheasants Forever and CZ-USA Shotguns with Matt Hardinge and Zach Hein – Project Upland Podcast

Talking Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever and CZ-USA shotguns with Matt Hardinge and Zach Hein. Fresh…

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…

The Northwoods Collective logo over a star scape.
#87 | Where We’ve Been, Where We Are and Where We’re Headed – Project Upland Podcast

Reviewing 2019 and looking ahead to 2020 on the Project Upland Podcast. The final hours…

A grouse takes flight on a prairie
What Defines the Grouse (Galliformes) Family?

Similarities and differences within the grouse family of North America, also known as Galliformes The…

A bird hunter on public lands in Utah hunting for the grouse species ptarmigan
Public Grouse Documentary – Now Streaming on Various Platforms

The one-hour feature film featuring the story of the Public Grouse in America, produced in…

A dog bell on an English setter while bird hunting.
Should New Technology Have a Place in Upland Bird Hunting?

The author muses on the idea of blending old technology with the new as the…

Public land sharp-tailed grouse
#83 | Public Land Birds from Arizona to North Dakota with Jonathan O’Dell and Tyler Webster – Project Upland Podcast

In September, the Project Upland Podcast traveled to North Dakota during the course of filming…

Hunters walk an Alaskan landscape in search of fire birds
Sharptail Hunting Alaska – Finding Fire Birds

Exploring the mystery of sharp-tailed grouse hunting in Alaska. The first time I saw a…

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 group of sharp-tailed grouse hunters in Minnesota with bird dogs.
How Much Passion – A Sharp-tailed Grouse Society Film

Explore the world of the Minnesota sharp-tailed grouse in film. There was a time well…

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…

Sharp-tailed grouse dancing on a lek
#73 | Wisconsin Sharp-tailed Grouse – Project Upland Podcast

“Get to know the habitat where sharptails exist here in Wisconsin because it’s very unique…

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…

Paul Fuller Bird Dogs Afield
#70 | Bird Dogs Afield with Paul Fuller

Long before there was Project Upland, there was Bird Dogs Afield. Today the upland hunting…

Big Sky Upland Bird Association logo
#68 | Western Montana Sharptails with Ben Deeble of Big Sky Upland Bird Association

The sharp tailed grouse once inhabited the mountain valley ranges of western Montana. Today it…

Gun Dog Magazine Editor in Chief Kali Parmley hunting Ptarmigan with her Labrador retriever.
Gun Dog Magazine Editor in Chief Kali Parmley – Gun Dog Notebook Podcast

Explore the Future of Gun Dog Magazine Content and Bird Dog Training with New Editor-in-Chief…

A ruffed grouse walking through snow leaving tracks
Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting “I’ve got…