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August 7, 2020
A conversation about finding, pursuing and flushing grouse with Labrador retrievers with brothers and Michigan natives Fritz and Ric Heller. The first thing we’re looking for is stem density and that’s not always one species of tree. The more diverse a cover is with the proper stem density, the further ahead we are. Fritz Heller …
July 29, 2020
Achieving conservation work from capitol hill to a bird cover near you with Brent Rudolph of the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher As our (members) know, we can’t afford to lose out on an opportunity to impact habitat on the ground. …
July 24, 2020
A closer look at the vintage shotgun restoration process with Doug Turnbull of Turnbull Restoration Co. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Doug Turnbull has been in the gun business for decades. His shop specializes in restoring classic American firearms. From muzzle to buttstock, they can reproduce accurate and …
July 16, 2020
A look into breeding and developing wild bird dogs with Jerry Kolter of Northwoods Bird Dogs. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher You shouldn’t have to be a great dog trainer to have a good bird dog, but you do need to have access to birds, wild birds in …
July 9, 2020
Wingshooting course instructor Keith Coyle joins the show to talk about his recently launched virtual courses, Only Perfect Practice Makes Perfect. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Former guest of the Project Upland Podcast (Episode #28), Keith Coyle recently launched a series of virtual courses, Only Perfect Practice Makes …
June 30, 2020
Host of the UpChukar Podcast joins the show to talk bird dogs and chukar chasing. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher For me, it really is not about revenge, it’s really about respect. I respect what (chukar) add to my life and what they give me. Travis Warren Host …
June 22, 2020
Crowd-sourced shotgun design with Project Upland and CZ-USA LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher If you’re anything like us at Project Upland, you’ve likely pondered what it would be like to acquire your dream upland bird gun, or better yet, design it from the ground up. Well with the …
June 16, 2020
Training and developing wild bird dogs in the western states with Ryan Mulcahy of Born To Run Kennels LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher A calm mind and a clear mind going into a situation goes a long way. Ryan Mulcahy – Born To Run Kennels Ryan Mulcahy, owner …
June 5, 2020
Puppy talk, grouse hunting and October day dreaming with Kellen Crow. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Michigan native, grouse hunter and expectant puppy owner Kellen Crow joins the show to discuss expectations for summer training and the fall hunting season. With puppies on the way this summer for …
May 21, 2020
D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing joins us on Instagram live to answer your questions regarding shotgun fit, function, care and repair. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Del Whitman of D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing joined us on Instagram live to catch up and answer viewer questions regarding their shotguns. We …
May 15, 2020
Celebrating 100 episodes of the Project Upland Podcast, we reflect on the 99 episodes that have made the podcast what it is today. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher On this special edition of the Project Upland Podcast, we take some time to look back on the first 99 …
April 30, 2020
Discussing the birds that have helped define his life with Tim Flanigan on the Project Upland Podcast. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Joined by Tim Flanigan, we discuss his recently released book, Grouse & Woodcock: The Birds of My Life. Equal parts work of art and treasure trove …
April 23, 2020
Chasing Chukar with the Chukar Chasers on the Project Upland Podcast. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Joined by Alec Garcia and Damon Booth of Chukar Chasers, we discuss the Nevada chukar hunting captured in the latest Project Upland original film, Chukar Chasers. Born out of passion for the …
April 16, 2020
Talking upland hunting vest design and a new product release with Hunt Redi. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher Joined by Heath Seiner and Jerrod Stewart of Hunt Redi, we discuss the story of how a couple of inspired upland bird hunters decided to design an upland vest to …
March 29, 2020
A conversation about wingshooting, wildlife biology and three women that share a passion for both. LISTEN on | Apple Podcast | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher In a long overdue episode of the Project Upland Podcast we are joined by our friends Meadow Kouffeld, Bailey Petersen and Heather Shaw. The three wildlife biologists and …
March 20, 2020
Talking southeastern grouse hunting and Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. John Culclasure is the southeastern states assistant director for Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF). He’s also an upland bird hunter, a setter guy and holds degrees in law and forestry. Naturally, John found his way into a position that allows him to draw on his education and his …
March 13, 2020
Talking public lands, upland birds and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. In our second of two podcasts recorded while at Pheasant Fest in Minneapolis, we sat down with Jason Meekhof, Matthew Lee and Mike Neiduski. All representatives of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (BHA) in one way or another. Our conversation focused heavily on public lands, the …
February 28, 2020
So the idea is working forests and embracing timber markets and conservation easements so it makes it viable for land owners to keep that land in forests. Ben Jones – President and CEO, Ruffed Grouse Society Talking ruffed grouse, timberdoodles and timber markets with the Ruffed Grouse Society. During a recent trip to Wisconsin Rapids, …
February 21, 2020
Talking Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever and CZ-USA shotguns with Matt Hardinge and Zach Hein. Fresh off our trip to Pheasant Fest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the next couple episodes of the Project Upland Podcast will feature conversation that occurred during our time there. On this episode we talk with Matt Hardinge of Pheasants Forever as well …
February 11, 2020
Talking shotguns with Wes Lang and Giorgio Guerini. We’re always making our guns better. The last thing on the table that we discuss is cost. We start with the premise of what makes the gun better first. Wes Lang – President, Caesar Guerini USA With a name like Caesar Guerini, one might mistakenly assume that …
January 29, 2020
Exploring field trials, bird dogs and The Gun Dog Notebook Podcast with Durrell Smith. I want him to get out there and stay out there. If I can get him over 250 yards consistently in front of the horse. At that point in time it’s between God, the birds and the dog, I’ve got nothing …
January 17, 2020
Wyoming upland hunting and traveling wingshooting with Garhart Stephenson. God took pity on me and put a covey of chukars where anyone could have spotted them Garhart Stephenson Wyoming upland hunting, unconventional bird dogs and vintage shotguns are just a few things that Garhart Stephenson enjoys, however they happen to be some of his very …
January 9, 2020
Exploring the history and unique characteristics of the French Brittany. On French Brittanys We want demons in the field and angels at home. Jeff Ruiter – Trinity Kennels Do you know the difference between a French Brittany and an American Brittany? Depending on who you ask, you’re likely to get varying answers. No matter your …
December 31, 2019
Reviewing 2019 and looking ahead to 2020 on the Project Upland Podcast. The final hours and minutes of 2019 are ticking away and with it comes the airing of the final 2019 episode of the Project Upland Podcast. 2019 brought with it a slate of new shows, guests, and destinations for the podcast and we …
December 24, 2019
Exploring New Jersey upland hunting and Griffin & Howe on the Project Upland Podcast. Maybe what you truly need to make a bird hunter is a dog, a gun, a bird to chase and someone to show you the way. Joel Penkala Joel Penkala was raised on New Jersey upland hunting. While perhaps not the …
December 12, 2019
A Dive Into the World of the Gordon Setter and Grouse Hunting Watching a dog nail a grouse, to me, is the fun of the day. I honestly don’t care if the bird is killed or not. I just love to see the dogs point them. Stephen Faust – Stoneybrook Gordon Setters For over 40 …
November 30, 2019
Dive into the world of forest conservation, ruffed grouse, and woodcock with the Ruffed Grouse Society. “One of the goals of becoming a hunter is that you transition into becoming a conservationist… and you begin to learn a little bit more about these complex relationships between wildlife and habitat” Jon Steigerwaldt – Ruffed Grouse Society …
November 21, 2019
“What most people don’t know is that we’re Arizona probably what I always refer to as the small game state. It’s all about biodiversity…” Jonathan O’Dell – Arizona Game & Fish In September, the Project Upland Podcast traveled to North Dakota during the course of filming one leg of the upcoming feature film, Public Grouse. …
November 12, 2019
“As a Veterinarian When a hunting dog comes through the door though, something different happens to me. My heart skips a beat.” Jackson Walker – Owner, Gun Dog Solutions As owner and operator of Walker Animal Hospital, Dr. Jackson Walker clearly displays a passion for working with animals. In 2019, Jackson combined his veterinary experience …
October 31, 2019
If you put the time in and hang around, watch and learn from other people, that’s what that opportunity provides when you join NAVHDA. David Trahan – President, NAVHDA David Trahan is a New Hampshire native and owner of On-Point Kennels in Deerfield, New Hampshire. He has harnessed his passion for bird dogs by becoming …
October 25, 2019
“The more dogs you get to watch and experience, the better you’ll be at training your own dog. It’s a community. NAHVDA is a community. It takes a community to train these dogs, it really does.” Rick Affuso Rick Affuso is a New York native whose passion in life above all is the American Brittany …
October 15, 2019
“We made thousands of military cases and products for the U.S. government . . . so we took that technology and said, ‘Let’s build a kennel!'” Greg Cronkhite, Owner and Founder of Dakota 283 Kennels Greg Cronkhite, founder and owner of Dakota 283 Kennels joins the Project Upland Podcast to talk all things upland hunting …
October 3, 2019
So we were beginning to ask the question about quail habitat, we’re doing the best that we can to manage quail on these traditional sites, and then by accident essentially, on these grassland areas that are being managed with fire and grazing, quail are doing quite well. Perhaps what we’ve been doing is not the …
September 27, 2019
“The first thing I would say that really helps you make good shots is that it’s presence and the ability to control your conscious mindset when you’re hunting.” David Radulovich Have you ever wondered what parallels there might be between shooting clay targets and wingshooting upland birds? Do you shoot sporting clays, trap or skeet …
September 17, 2019
“As you get into the second and third week of October, you need to start looking for dense shrub components that could be the under-story of a canopy . . . a lot of younger cuts don’t have it.” Ann Jandernoa – Northwind Enterprises Where are the best places to look for grouse during midday …
September 9, 2019
“If your gun doesn’t fit, you’ve got kind of a really ineffective club in your hands. Having a gun that doesn’t fit you is akin to buying a very expensive rifle and equipping it with a cheap scope.” Del Whitman – D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing Do you know if your shotgun fits you? Do you …
August 31, 2019
“That’s kind of my philosophy in life and with dogs. We’re going to learn through successful repetition or massive failure… but just get out there and go do it!” | J.C. Bosch – No Limits Kennels What flushing and pointing breeds do you recommend? How does one decipher the pedigree of a hunting dog?  Can …
August 16, 2019
“Get to know the habitat where sharptails exist here in Wisconsin because it’s very unique . . . this is about more than sharp-tailed grouse. These barrens habitats in Wisconsin are of global significance.” | Mark Witecha – Wisconsin DNR Although the sharp-tailed grouse may not be the first grouse species that comes to mind …
August 9, 2019
“We always have an eye on the end game which is to have a grouse dog that wants to be with you, listens and complies when given a command, and attacks the cover with gusto in search of birds.” | Craig Doherty – Wild Apple Kennel In his latest book Building A Grouse Dog, Craig …
August 1, 2019
Forester, conservationist, and upland hunter, Kevin Sheppard of the American Bird Conservancy lives and breathes a conservation lifestyle. While many of us upland hunters are conservation-minded and do our best to appreciate what is necessary to sustain habitat and wildlife, there are those who take it a step further. Kevin Sheppard, Golden-winged Warbler Private Lands …
July 25, 2019
Long before there was Project Upland, there was Bird Dogs Afield. Today the upland hunting scene is rich and ever-expanding with quality bird hunting and bird dog content. A mosaic, if you will, of different perspectives and different characters, all of which help to make up a small part of the upland hunting community as …
July 15, 2019
When Savage Arms released the Fox A Grade in 2017 they released a gun from a long line of guns that some might argue was broken a long time ago. Still, the new gun bears the Fox name and as such drew much attention from side-by-side enthusiasts. Could this latest iteration of Fox shotguns live …
July 8, 2019
The sharp tailed grouse once inhabited the mountain valley ranges of western Montana. Today it does not, but that could change in the near future. Thanks to recent forensic findings, the reintroduction of sharp tailed grouse to western Montana has become a much more realistic possibility, and Ben Deeble, of the Big Sky Upland Bird …
July 1, 2019
How well do you know the leader of the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society? Ben Jones, President and CEO of RGS/AWS, joins the Project Upland Podcast to tell his story and the story of an organization that fights for healthy forests and abundant wildlife. About | Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock SocietyEstablished …
June 21, 2019
The Project Upland Podcast heads to Lander Wyoming and meets up with the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF). A jump-off point to some of the finest upland bird hunting in Wyoming, Lander was recently the epicenter of bird hunting enthusiasm as it played host to the inaugural Films of the Feathered event. Joined by Sam Stein, …
June 10, 2019
What might you learn from an 86-year-old upland bird hunting icon? Tune in to find out! Ben Williams is a revered bird hunting author, columnist and photographer. His writing and photography have been featured in countless publications for decades. Ben is about as knowledgeable as they come on upland bird hunting. A Montana resident for …
May 30, 2019
How could a native bird so adept at survival fall into peril so quickly? Wild fluctuations and severe drops in overall population have plagued the wild bobwhite quail for decades. In fact, according to the National Audubon Society, wild bobwhite quail are declining faster than any other bird in the United States. Today we examine …
May 23, 2019
Do you know how gauge, velocity and shot size affect your shotgun’s patterning efficiency? What about how manufacturers test for pattern efficiency and develop new shotshell loads? We explore those questions and more with Federal Ammunition on this episode of the Project Upland Podcast.Joined by Ryan Bronson (director of conservation and public policy), Dan Compton …
May 9, 2019
Want to improve your wingshooting? Can you answer these questions: How important is gun fit, really? What role does your vision play in the shooting process? How can you program your subconscious mind to better your wingshooting in the field? Find out the answers to these questions and more on this episode of the Project …
April 29, 2019
Learning to use an e-collar to train your bird dog? This is a must listen before you get started. How well do you truly know how to use remote training collars? How to select the correct stimulation level, for example? What about when to use stimulation and when not to? Better yet, do you actually …
April 23, 2019
From quail and pheasant in Kansas, all the way to chukar and Hungarian partridge in Montana, Morgan Mason walks us through his journey to becoming an upland bird hunter and an associate editor at MeatEater, Inc. From the GSPs of his younger days to his now 1-year-old wirehaired pointing griffon, Morgan shares with us the …
April 10, 2019
What’s your favorite bird dog breed? Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Bird Dogs For Habitat campaign challenges upland hunters to cast a vote and make a donation on behalf of their favorite bird dog breed. All tax-deductible donations support Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s wildlife habitat conservation mission – and the places where bird dogs …
April 4, 2019
Do you know what to do if your dog gets cut on a barbed-wire fence? What if your dog is showing signs of hypoglycemia, hypothermia or overheating? These are just a couple of the many questions that Dr. Dustin Babler addresses on this episode of the Project Upland Podcast. Dustin is a veterinarian, upland bird …
March 20, 2019
Do you know the difference between a Llewellin setter and an English setter? Or the difference between a tracking dog and a true dog? When it comes to setters, Kyle Warren, owner of Paint River Llewellins, has loads to share. He’s been training dogs and hunting upland birds for decades. Through his breeding program he …
March 11, 2019
What do hunting, gathering and cooking all have in common? Right answer — they’re all things we love talking to Hank Shaw about! When it comes to wild game cooking, Hank Shaw of Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook is, and absolutely should be, one of the few names that comes to mind without fail.  Have you …
March 2, 2019
When it comes to outdoor gear and the outdoor lifestyle, if the Orvis Company doesn’t come to mind, you should probably think again! Orvis has been an outdoor lifestyle brand since before lifestyle brands were cool and they remain at the forefront of the industry today. Last week I caught up with our guest, Reid …
February 20, 2019
A look into bobwhite quail conservation with the South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative. Although the bobwhite quail has seen better days in South Carolina, this iconic bird is fighting back and remains symbolic to Southern bird hunters. Fortunately for the Gentleman Bob, the passion of upland bird hunters and conservationists alike has them fighting together for …
February 15, 2019
Iowa, Alaska, Louisiana and Minnesota: what do they all have in common? They’re all part of part of Ashley Peters’ journey into becoming an upland bird hunter. On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we explore the upland hunting story of Ashley Peters, communications manager for Audubon Minnesota. Want to learn more about about …
February 8, 2019
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Mike Neiduski, North Carolina upland bird hunter and NAVHDA judge. Mike joins the show to talk about his upland hunting story, his involvement with NAVHDA and upland bird hunting in North Carolina. During our conversation Mike and I start with a recap of the …
January 31, 2019
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast I’m joined by Dr. Erik Blomberg, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine. Erik joins the show to talk about his personal upland hunting story and the Eastern Woodcock Migration Research Cooperative (EWMRC). During our conversation, Erik and I start with a bit of …
January 28, 2019
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Gregg Elliot of dogsanddoubles.com. Gregg and I talk about his 2018 upland bird hunting season, good deals in the gun market and how to buy your first vintage side-by-side. During our conversation Gregg and I start with a recap of his 2018 upland bird …
January 18, 2019
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Scott Linden, upland bird hunter and host of the TV Show, Wingshooting USA. Scott and I talk about his upland hunting story and his outdoor industry work including his TV show, Wingshooting USA and a book he authored titled, “What The Dogs Taught Me.” …
January 14, 2019
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Matt Soberg, upland bird hunter and editor of Project Upland, Covey Rise and Ruffed Grouse Society magazines. Matt and I talk about his upland hunting story, his outdoor industry publishing work and much more. During our conversation Matt and I start with a brief …
December 27, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Ryan Busse, upland hunting fanatic and board member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Ryan and I talk about his upland hunting story, the work that he does for BHA and much more. During our conversation Ryan and I start with a bit of a …
December 6, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Sabin Adams, creator of The Bird Tales and Habitat Restoration Specialist for Pheasants Forever. Sabin and I talk about his upland hunting story, the work that he does for Pheasants Forever, and his upland hunting video log series titled, The Bird Tales. During our …
October 20, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Mark Parman, author and grouse and woodcock hunting aficionado from Wisconsin. Mark and I talk about his upland hunting story, how he fell in love with grouse and woodcock hunting, the books he’s authored and a whole lot more. During our conversation Mark and …
October 12, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by A.J. DeRosa and Chet Hervey of Northwoods Collective. A.J. and Chet talk with me about the one year anniversary of the Project Upland Podcast, the upcoming ‘Issue Zero’ of the Project Upland Magazine, the future of Project Upland and a whole lot more. During …
October 3, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Brandon Moss, fourth-generation Montana upland bird hunter and dog trainer. Brandon joins the podcast to talk about a recent sage grouse hunt in Montana that will be featured in an upcoming Project Upland film in partnership with On X. During our conversation, we discuss …
September 11, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Ann Jandernoa, owner of Northwind Enterprises as well as breeder and trainer of English setters. Ann joins the podcast to talk about the outlook for the 2018 ruffed grouse hunting season as well as her grouse and woodcock hunting habitat maps, including the latest …
September 3, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Anthony Ferro, Owner of Fetching Feathers and upland hunting addict. Anthony joins the podcast to talk about the release of the latest film from Project Upland, Revel In The First. Anthony and his dogs were featured and on display during the filmed chukar hunt …
August 28, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I’m joined by Jim McCann, author, photographer and Alaskan upland hunter. Jim joins the podcast to talk about his passion for upland hunting in the interior of Alaska as well as his love for bird dogs, shotguns and wild places. During our conversation we talk about a …
August 21, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I am joined by Doug Stewart, author of the recently released book “The Traditional Side by Side: King of the Upland Bird Guns.” Doug joins the podcast to talk about his passion for side by side shotguns as well as wingshooting and upland hunting. During our conversation …
August 13, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I am joined by John Zeman, a Minnesota-based upland hunter and self-described amateur dog trainer. John joins the podcast to talk about his passion for upland hunting as well as training and handling his string of five German shorthaired pointers. During our conversation we talk about how …
August 5, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I am joined by Dr. Kristina Mott — veterinarian, upland hunter and breeder and trainer of German Shorthaired Pointers and Duck Tolling Retrievers. Kristina joins the podcast to talk about her love of caring for, breeding and training bird dogs as well as her passion for upland bird hunting. …
July 22, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I am joined by Bob St. Pierre, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Pheasants and Quail Forever. Bob joins the podcast to talk about his love for upland bird hunting and his passion for exploring and conserving wild places. Our conversation on Bob’s upland story includes …
July 15, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I am joined by Andrew Wayment, author and Idaho upland bird hunter. Andrew joins the podcast to talk about his upland bird hunting adventures in Idaho as well as the upcoming release of his latest book, Idaho Ruffed Grouse Hunting: The Heartbeat of the Woods. Andrew and …
July 8, 2018
In this episode of the Project Upland Podcast we talk about ruffed grouse drumming survey results, West Nile virus and a proposed change to the season length in Wisconsin with upland wildlife ecologist for the Wisconsin DNR, Mark Witecha. It’s that time of year again and the ruffed grouse drumming count surveys have been released …
July 1, 2018
In this episode of the Project Upland Podcast we talk about hunting upland birds in Kansas with Edgar Castillo, aka @hunt_birdz. Edgar Castillo was born in Central America in the country of Guatemala. After moving to the United States with his family as a young boy, he eventually found his way into the world of …
June 17, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we talk about training bird dogs and hunting upland birds in Kansas with J.C. Bosch of No Limits Kennels. J.C. grew up in the heart of Kansas near Wichita where he developed a love for dogs and eventually upland bird hunting. Training dogs came natural to …
June 10, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I was joined by Jason Curtis, a grouse and woodcock hunting guide from the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Jason has spent a lifetime in the grouse and woodcock covers of the far north along the Miramichi River. During the spring and summer Jason is a …
June 3, 2018
On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Travis Warren of the Upchukar podcast joins the show to talk about chasing chukar, bird dogs, and wingshooting across Nevada. Our conversation covers Travis’ intro to upland hunting and his journey and development as an outdoorsman. Travis’ passion for wingshooting runs deep as does his love of bird dogs. …
May 30, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast we are joined by Jerry Kolter of Northwoods Bird Dogs. Jerry has been hunting with, training and breeding English setters and pointers for decades. Jerry, along with his wife, Betsy, owns and operates Northwoods Bird Dogs in Sandstone, Minn. On today’s show Jerry and I discuss …
May 29, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Keith Coyle, professional shooting instructor, joins the show to help improve your wingshooting! Keith has been an internationally renowned professional shooting coach and gun fitter for more than 25 years. During our conversation we talk about how Keith got his start as a shooting coach and explore …
May 29, 2018
On this edition of the Project Upland Podcast we talk about hunting scaled quail in west Texas with Ryan O’Shaughnessy of West Texas Quail Outfitters. Ryan is the owner and operator of West Texas Quail Outfitters where he provides fully guided quail hunts in West Texas. Our conversation covers Ryan’s upland hunting story, how he …
May 29, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Jon Hubble joins the show to talk about upland bird hunting in Texas and introducing his son to the outdoors. Jon hunts upland birds behind his English setter and English cocker in east Texas. He started an Instagram account (@wingbeatsandlittlefeet) to document his adventures — including the satisfaction …
May 29, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, an avid upland bird hunter from California, Robert Jones, joins the show to talk about hunting quail, pheasant, chukar, grouse and woodcock across the country. Robert lives in California where he hunts a variety of species of upland birds with his springer spaniel and English setter. Robert …
April 15, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Wess Larabee joins the show to talk about Western wingshooting and planning upland hunting trips. Wess lives with his family in New Castle, Wyo. His home is only his basecamp, however, as he regularly plans extended upland hunting trips throughout each fall that draw him to a …
March 27, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Matt Breuer, owner and operator of Northcountry Guide Service and board member of the Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Society joins the show to talk upland bird hunting. Matt Breuer grew up hunting ruffed and sharp-tailed grouse in northern Minnesota. Matt’s passion for upland hunting burns as bright today as …
March 21, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Art Wheaton, lifelong upland bird hunter and author of the recently-released “Grouse Country: Gunning with the Old Pats Society” joins the show. During our conversation, Art and I discuss where he got his start as an upland bird hunter. We talk about his love for Parker …
March 10, 2018
To listen to part one of our conversation with Gregg Elliot check out Episode #18 of the Project Upland Podcast here. On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we caught up with Gregg Elliot of dogsanddoubles.com as he was just finishing up the Safari Club International show in Las Vegas. We chatted with Gregg about the SCI …
March 10, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Jerry Havel joins the show to talk about Pineridge Grouse Camp as well as to announce the official Pineridge Grouse Camp guided hunt giveaway. Jerry Havel is the owner and operator of Pineridge Grouse Camp located in Northern Minnesota. He’s a passionate upland bird hunter, lifelong …
February 27, 2018
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 shotgunning and shooting world. Our conversation with Emily takes us from upland hunting and sporting clays to innovating and developing Shotkam in the shotgun industry. …
February 20, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Gregg Elliot of dogsanddoubles.com joins the show to talk about upland hunting, bird dogs, vintage gun buying, and much more. In this episode, Gregg and I chat about his beginnings in upland hunting, his English Pointers and how he picked up his interest for vintage double guns. We also begin …
February 14, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we are joined by Del Whitman of D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing. Del Whitman is a custom gunsmith and a skilled craftsman. His knowledge of shotguns, gunsmithing, stock making, and vintage gun buying is incredible. Our conversation covers a broad spectrum of gunsmithing topics of interest to …
February 6, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Jack Stephan joins the show to talk about upland hunting adventures, favorite dogs, vintage double guns as well as custom gun work and fitting. Jack is a friend of mine that shares a passion for hunting ruffed grouse and woodcock in the northwoods of the Great Lakes …
January 30, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast Fred Bohm, owner and operator of Sage and Braker Mercantile, joins the show to talk about building his company as well as upland hunting the western United States. For more on Sage And Braker check out the company website at sageandbraker.com Sage & Braker Mission: When you’re …
January 15, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, President and CEO of the Thedore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Whit Fosburgh, joins us. Whit Fosburgh entered the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership in June 2010. Before working at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Fosburgh spent fifteen years growing the organization Trout Unlimited into a conservation powerhouse. Fosburgh additionally …
January 9, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, Patrick Flanagan of Border To Border Outfitters joins us. Border To Border Outfitters is an upland hunting guide service that offers hunts—literally—from border to border. Whether it’s ruffed grouse and woodcock in northern Minnesota or quail in southern Arizona, Patrick has you covered. Pat is an upland …
January 5, 2018
On this week’s episode of the Project Upland podcast Steve Snell of Gun Dog Supply joins the show to talk about hunting season, the history of Gun Dog Supply, gear, gear, and more gear! Steve Snell is President and part-owner of Gun Dog Supply. He’s also a passionate upland hunter, a bird dog man, lover of …
December 26, 2017
On this week’s episode of the show we are joined by Fritz Heller, Michigan resident and ruffed grouse enthusiast. Fritz recently published an article on ProjectUpland.com, which was the focal point of our conversation, titled “The Art Of Ruffed Grouse Hunting With Flushing Dogs”. Fritz is an active member of the Ruffed Grouse Society, and has been hunting over …
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