Upland Hunting Tips and Tactics

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...

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 autumn in the grouse woods, they’d...

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...

Chukar Hunting – The Torturous Beauty of the Mountains

The beauty and torture of Chukar Hunting Your dog is locked on point 150 yards up the hill. You haul yourself up the slippery slope, cursing all the pizza you ate last year (and...

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...

Bird Hunting Without a Dog – Breaking the Stigma

Bird hunting without a dog is a controversial subject in the upland community, but nevertheless it is an important part of our culture. I shot my first Woodcock and my first...

How to Identify American Woodcock Habitat

Where to Find American Woodcock Habitat Throughout the Country The American woodcock shares a lot of its range and prime habitat with the ruffed grouse. Where they occur, they are...