Podcast: Hunting with Spaniels, with Jerry Cacchio


Cayenne, a Springer spaniel, has hunted from Vermont to Wyoming.

In answer to a question about flushing spaniels, Reid spends some time with his good friend and noted trainer, Jerry Cacchio. The two drill down on the finer points of English Springer and . . .

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Video: Project Upland Season 3 Trailer

Stan VanArsdel has been chasing birds across the Pacific Northwest for over fifty years. When he’s not operating his commercial fishing boat in Alaska, riding his horse across Eastern Washington, . . .

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Photos: Ever Seen a Chocolate Grouse?

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.


The brown feathers on the grouse’s ruff was quite distinct.
Photos by Tim Linehan

This past fall, I had a client knock down this ruffed grouse. Notice that it literally has a chocolate ruff and tailband. I’ve seen in my entire life. I posted the photo on Instagram wondering if any other . . .

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A Well Designed Hunting Vest Saves a Dog’s Life

Written by: Michael Goodwin


Michael Goodwin and Cooper share the fruits of an Alaska ptarmigan hunt.
Photos by Michael Goodwin

The fall hunt for ptarmigan along Alaska’s Denali Highway was another fickle weather day–32 degrees and low clouds. Since it was just me and my Brittany, Cooper, I loaded my new vest with . . .

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Podcast: The Life Cycle and Habits of the American Woodcock


American Woodcock Scolopax minor, Parc-nature de la Pointe-Aux-Prairies, Montreal, Canada.
Photos by guizmo_68 via Wikipedia, via CC BY 2.0 license

In his latest podcast, Reid speaks with Al Stewart, Wildlife Biologist and Upland Gamebird Specialist and Program Leader for Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Al describes the life cycle . . .

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Podcast: Getting Started in Upland Bird Hunting


Reid Bryant and Collins take a break below a good piece of cover.
Photos by Phil Monahan

In response to several listener emails, Reid spends an hour discussing how to get started in bird hunting. Using his own experience as a point of reference, he offers several tips on how one can. . .

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