Upland

A bird dog retrieves a pheasant while hunting
Tips on Hunting Pheasant with a Dog

Handling, reading, and trusting your dog go a long way in improving your odds during…

A dog retrieves a pheasant on public lands
Tactics to Increase Public Land Pheasant Hunting Success

Use stealth, pressure, and notetaking to your advantage when hunting public land pheasants this fall…

A prairie chicken flushes during a hunting trip
Guide to Hunting Greater Prairie Chickens

Prairie chicken hunting tips, tricks, and advice from an expert After 35 years of bird…

Most Popular Bird Dog Breeds of 2023

Exploring the most popular bird dog breeds of the upland hunting community over the years…

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Reintroduced to the 118th Congress

This could be the most important piece of conservation legislation in our lifetime. WASHINGTON, D.C.…

The Many Nicknames of the American Woodcock

The American Woodcock has a storied history in culture that has resulted in many names…

An aerial view of pheasant fest
The 2023 Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic is Almost Here — This is What to Expect

This year’s installment of the largest upland show in the US will be hosted in…

A dog on point while ruffed grouse hunting
How Dogs Develop on Ruffed Grouse – A Guide to Preparing a Dog for Grouse Hunting

Hunting guides and dog trainers share their thoughts on how owners can prepare their bird…

Fly patterns tied with upland bird feathers rest on a table.
Using Upland Bird Feathers for Fly Tying Patterns

Beat the material shortage at the fly shop and learn how to tie five of…

Pheasant being farmed for public lands
Montana to Spend $1 Million Per Year on Pheasant Farming Instead of Habitat

We should be a culture creating a sustainable future for wild birds, not perpetuating the…

An upland hunter takes aim at a flushed covey of bobwhite quail.
Southern Bobwhite and One of the Finest Side-by-Side Collections — #32 of the Gun Room Podcast

Through the tradition of gunning for Southern bobwhites, the host connects the line between curated…

A pointing dog picks up on a scent during a hunt.
How a Bird Dog Understands Scent Cones with Bill Allen

Read the excerpt ‘Scent Cone Primer’ from The Unforgettables and Other True Fables, a collection…

Durrell Smith holds a bobwhite quail during a hunt.
Opening Day Magic: Lessons Learned on Wild Bobwhite Quail in Georgia

A Georgia transplant recalls his opening day of the bobwhite quail season, including the magic…

Sage grouse durning the breeding season
Wyoming Hunters, Stakeholders Fighting Senate File 61 Concerning Pen-Raised Sage Grouse

While the notion of stocking pen-raised birds to help dwindling sage grouse populations may seem…

Jennifer Wapenski and her Deutsch Langhaar rest on a mountain side.
Addressing Ethics in Upland Hunting

Meaningful conversations about ethics are a critical piece of hunter education and growth “The coveys…

A German Shorthaired Pointer training in a field
German Shorthaired Pointer – ‘The Most Popular Versatile Dog in the World’

The author explores the German Shorthaired Pointer’s multiple connections with hunting dogs around the world…

a ruffed grouse walks in the winter snow.
Winter Ruffed Grouse Hunting and Gettin’ Stuck – Her Upland – Episode #19

Heather and Sarah discuss how ruffed grouse have adapted to extreme climates and challenges that…

Tyler Webster holds a dead Hungarian Partridge.
Top 5 Mistakes Upland Hunters Make

Regardless of hunting experience, mistakes will be made; read about some of the most common…

a group of setting spaniels
The Word “Setter” Does Not Mean What We Think It Does

The truth behind the word ‘setter’ has quite the history behind it; one you may…

Cooking Ruffed Grouse with Julia Schrenkler – Her Upland – Episode #18

Learn this easy and delicious treatments for ruffed grouse In this episode we join Julia…

Conservation partners work together on a multi-species project in Elkins, West Virginia.
The Future of Conservation: Interagency Partners Work in Tandem to Protect Multiple Species

In the mountains of West Virginia, three agencies are setting an example by joining forces…