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#19 | ShotKam – Emily Stewart – Project Upland Podcast

On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Emily Stewart, Director of Sales and Marketing at ShotKam joins the show to talk about an innovative new gadget in the...

A Season of Firsts: Setting Expectations for the First Bird Hunting Season

Taking the lessons from a first bird hunting season with a bird dog. The young pup looked at me quizzically and cocked her head to one side. I snapped her new orange vest into...

Gun not for Sale – A Shotgun Legacy Story

Why I would never sell my Arrieta side-by-side shotgun. I cannot recollect where I was at the time my father asked me to choose which double barrel shotgun I would like to...

An Introduction to Shed Hunting with your Bird Dog

Shed hunting with your bird dog can be a great offseason exercise. As the sun sets on the last day of upland hunting season, many will hang up their boots and collars, already...

English Cocker Spaniel – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Feisty flushers and natural retrievers, the field bred English Cocker Spaniel is a great choice for upland hunters. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles...

Six Reasons to Keep Your Bird Dog Conditioned

Keeping your bird dog conditioned is critical to performance and health. Our hunting companions are athletes, and should be cared for and treated as one. Proper conditioning is...

How to Care for your Gun Dog in Cold Weather – Dr. Gracey Welsh

Advice in this article is meant to help educate and prepare you, but should never substitute for a veterinary examination.  If you are concerned about something with your dog,...

Things They Don’t Tell You About Bird Dog Training – Pigeons are Disgusting and Other Surprises

Not everything in bird dog training is disclosed when you get your first gun dog. This article is the second in a series on upland hunting from the beginner’s perspective....

What Should be in your Gun Dog First Aid Kit – Dr. Gracey Welsh

Dr. Gracey Welsh gives a veterinarian’s view on what should be in your gun dog first aid kit. Advice in this article is meant to help educate and prepare you, but should...

Labrador Retriever – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

As the sporting dog with perhaps the most diverse talents, the Labrador Retriever’s popularity is well deserved. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles...