Upland Hunting Tips and Tactics Throwbacks A project Upland Series

Where to Find Late Season Educated Ring-necks

Figure out where educated Ring-Necks hide late season. If you’re lucky enough to still be hunting ring-necks this late in the season, the place to find the pheasants has probably changed a lot since opening day. Long tails are quick learners. Which means they’ve...

Targeting Worms with GIS Soil Data to find Woodcock Habitat

A Connecticut Woodsman tests theories of targeting worms for good Woodcock Habitat. If I could smell a bird, walk effortlessly through...

Grouse Hunting in the Snow

Tips and Tactics for Ruffed Grouse hunting in the snow. As I gaze out the window on a cold December day, watching large snow flakes fall...

The Common Errors of Pheasant Hunting

Avoid these common errors of pheasant hunting. Looking out over the cut milo field, we could see pheasants milling about for food. Mother...

The Art of Ruffed Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs

Grouse hunting with flushing dogs takes a different approach than it does with pointers. If an artist was trying to convey the magic of...

Latest DIY Bird Hunts Get out there and Bird Hunt

Eurasian Collared-Dove – A Migratory Game Bird Profile

Extra Dove Hunting Opportunities for this Non-Native Species As you might guess from the name, the Eurasian collared-dove (Streptopelia decaocto) is not a native bird. In fact,...

A Beginner’s Guide to Upland Road Trips

Upland hunting road trips can be an amazing experience. Look, I understand. You’ve seen countless social media posts about how productive this corner of the state is. Your...

Scaled Quail Hunting the Cimarron National Grassland

Hunting Blue Quail in the Sunflower State If you haven’t heard about the Cimarron National Grassland in the extreme southwest corner of Kansas, don’t worry because most...

Latest Upland Hunting Tips and Tactics

Tips on Hunting Sage Grouse without a Dog

Yes, you can successfully hunt Sage Grouse without a dog. Hunting sage grouse without a dog — is there such a thing? The fact is that many people hunt birds without a dog....

Bird Hunting Public Lands – Breaking the Stigma

With a little determination and walking, bird hunters can hunt “in private” on public lands In many upland circles, public land hunting gets a bad rap. There are...

How Roosters Dodge the Bullet – Tactics for Veteran Pheasant

Run, Hide, or Fly: the Veteran Rooster of Avoiding Bird Hunters Ring-necked pheasants are by their very nature shifty, sly, and some would say, diabolical. Aside from their...

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