Carrying the Upland Hunting Spirit Throughout the Year

Stay Active to Scratch the Upland Hunting “Itch” It always seems like fall just doesn’t last long enough. We look forward to opening day of grouse season or our first...

Gun Dog Training – Five Things a Novice Should Know

First Time Advice on Gun Dog Training from a Struggling Novice Beginning on the path of gun dog training is no small feat. It is a world of obstacles, failures, and defeat. But...

Choosing our Bird Dog Commands Carefully

Confessions from a Novice Dog Handler on Bird Dog Commands When I was preparing to get my first puppy I did not think much about the words associated with bird dog commands....

Beavers- An Unforeseen Gun Dog Threat

With their razor sharp teeth and heavy front claws, Beavers can become a serious threat. About this time last year – late March – one of our German wirehairs chased a young...

Overcoming the Shy Trigger Finger

Do You Suffer from Trigger Finger Paralysis? Like many grouse hunters out there, I often suffer from a shy trigger finger. Even last fall, I was walking along a wide open trail...

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Latest Films The Bird Hunting Epic Series

Plant A Seed – A NAVHDA Short Film from Gun Dog Confidential

Gun Dog Confidential Presents a short film about NAVHDA Noah Foreman is a 17 year old upland bird hunter with a passion for dog handling. An unlikely story of a non-hunting...

Gun Dog Confidential – Official Trailer 2017

June 18th, 2017 – The Official Release of the Gun Dog Confidential Series Project Upland is proud to present the next chapter of the bird hunting epic series. Gun Dog...

The Reward- A Hunter Mentor Film

Mark Fouts – Director of Member Relations & Outreach for the Ruffed Grouse Society shares his personal passion for the hunter mentor program. From early in marks years...

Walter Lesser- An Upland Icon Short Film

Walter Lesser is a legend of upland culture and wildlife conservation. Walter Lesser is author of the book The Real Ryman Setter, a look into the history of this famous breed...