Basic Uplander

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...

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 thick brush, and cover ten times as much...

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 and blanket the ground, I can’t help but...

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 Nature had laid out a new white canvas...

3 Things to Consider when Hunting Pheasants with a Dog

Hunting pheasants can be a challenge to anyone, but here are 3 ways to help improve the odds. So there you are. You’ve got your brand new Danner boots lightly broken in and the...

Three Reasons to Try Chukar Hunting

Trying out chukar hunting maybe your next public land adventure! You’ve heard the rumors. You’ve heard that it’s good cardio, that it’s transformative. We’ve all...

Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes – A Pheasant Hunters Guide

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes, for a wide spread of situations. Pheasant hunting seems pretty straightforward. You go out, find a public piece of cover near a food...

Bird Hunting App – OnX Hunt

How to use OnX Hunt to replace Plat Books as the ultimate bird hunting app. When it comes to hunting—and hunting upland birds—there’s almost no such thing as having too many...

The Unholy Art of Hunting Woodcock Without a Dog

Hunting woodcock without a dog is a culture in of itself. Long before it was submerged into the vast realm of gun dogs, a subculture amongst a subculture. Like many Northwoods...

How to Recover More Birds Without a Dog

Do you use these strategies to recover more birds without a dog? If you’ve been hunting long enough, you probably know the feeling. After taking a shot at an upland bird—be it...