About Upland Bird Hunting

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Hunting is a sport that involves the use of firearms or other weapons such as archery equipment and other primitive equipment in the pursuit of wild animals or birds. It also can describe any activity that employs the use of these weapons for target shooting purposes, but is usually reserved for the pursuit and taking of wild game with weapons. Hunting is the primary means by which animal populations are kept within humane and manageable limits by the harvesting of a suitable percentage of the population to maintain a viable and healthy census of wildlife. Overpopulation results in disease, starvation, nuisance infiltration and unwanted human interaction. Hunting is an extremely important economical consideration as well as for game management purposes.

Upland Bird Hunting Articles

Posted In Bobwhite Quail on Monday, December 17th 2018
Is a bag over the head still good enough?

This lighthearted article is reprinted with the permission of the Ruffed Grouse Society magazine.
Posted In Bobwhite Quail on Friday, December 14th 2018
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Posted In Bobwhite Quail on Friday, December 14th 2018
The bobwhite quail is arguably the most important upland game bird species of the south.
Posted In Chukar Partridge on Monday, December 17th 2018
This handsome and sought after upland game bird is actually the national bird of Pakistan...
Posted In Dove on Monday, December 17th 2018
Of all of the upland game birds that can eat up their weight and then some in shotgun shells, there is no comparison to the dove.
Posted In Dove on Sunday, December 16th 2018
The Mourning dove is an extremely important upland game bird in the US.
Posted In Dove on Friday, December 14th 2018
It is early dawn and the air is already filled with the sounds of the dove rushing to the watering hole for their morning drink.
Posted In Hungarian Partridge on Monday, December 17th 2018
The plump Hungarian partridge or “Hun” as they are known to the hunters lucky enough to find them, are known for their wary, skittish behavior, and difficulty to shoot.
Posted In Ringneck Pheasant on Monday, December 17th 2018
Pheasants and farmland are familiar bedfellows.
Posted In Ringneck Pheasant on Monday, December 17th 2018
Pheasants are not stupid by any stretch of the imagination. More often than not, they, for some reason, understand that flying would be a mistake and choose to run.
Posted In Ringneck Pheasant on Sunday, December 16th 2018
Ring-necked pheasants are a beautiful large upland game bird that is found across the US in large numbers.
Posted In Ringneck Pheasant on Saturday, December 15th 2018
So much attention is paid to the ring-necked pheasant as it applies to hunting this important upland game bird that a few facts about the species might be a welcome change.
Posted In Ringneck Pheasant on Saturday, December 15th 2018
Nothing has done more for the pheasant population in the US than the government’s subsidization of the American farmer...
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Tuesday, December 18th 2018
One of the true delicacies of the game birds for the hunters of the northeast is the Ruffed Grouse or “partridge” as they are more commonly called.
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Tuesday, December 18th 2018
Much as the cornfield is associated with the pheasant, the deep coniferous forests are home to the Ruffed Grouse or partridge as it is lovingly referred to as.
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Tuesday, December 18th 2018
You don’t need a dog to hunt ruffed grouse. Just as you don’t need a fork to eat dinner, but it certainly is more civilized with one.
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Monday, December 17th 2018
Grouse don’t like wet weather any more than we do
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Monday, December 17th 2018
Good grouse cover only lasts about ten years
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Monday, December 17th 2018
The gang had left and I was out prospecting for grouse
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Monday, December 17th 2018
There have been many opinions on the best dogs for hunting grouse and will probably continue to be the source for endless debate for year to come.
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Monday, December 17th 2018
The Ruffed Grouse, scientific name Bonasa umbellus, is considered by most upland game bird hunters to be the most challenging and formidable quarry of the woods.
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Monday, December 17th 2018
The bird hunting season starts early for me, usually while the previous season is still going on, so maybe that means it never stops... by Jerry Allen
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Sunday, December 16th 2018
The Ruffed Grouse has always brought out the true enthusiasm for hunting that the upland game bird hunter has running through his veins.
Posted In Ruffed Grouse on Friday, December 14th 2018
You might be a grouse hunter if:
Posted In Woodcock on Tuesday, December 18th 2018
Woodcock are where you find them
Posted In Woodcock on Tuesday, December 18th 2018
For the upland game bird hunter of the northeast, a day’s hunt can consist of a well-planned walk that will take him through many types of cover and habitat
Posted In Woodcock on Tuesday, December 18th 2018
I’ve had enough!!!
Posted In Woodcock on Monday, December 17th 2018
Bird hunting season starts early for me
Posted In Woodcock on Monday, December 17th 2018
There are two time of year the upland game bird hunter has to look forward to, the Fall for the hunting and the Spring for the sounds of the American Woodcock performing its “dance of the dusk”
Posted In Woodcock on Friday, December 14th 2018
The plight and flight of the American Woodcock is one that is somewhat steeped in mystery as they are not the most hunted bird of the woods.