You've just flushed an upland bird. What do you do next? Hunting upland birds, such as pheasants, quail, and grouse, requires quick thinking and accurate shooting skill. These birds fly away at the smallest sound, so you need to be ready to take your shot. If you're prepared, you'll have a great time hunting in woodlands, fields, and thick brush for upland birds.
Enter the Great Outdoors Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, rules, and best techniques connected to upland bird hunting. You'll discover:
• What the best dog breeds are to train as bird dogs.
• What gear you need to become an expert upland bird hunter.
• How conservation groups have helped increase and preserve upland bird populations.
• How to prepare and cook your birds.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Why Hunt Upland Birds? 4
Chapter 2 History of Upland Bird Hunting 6
Chapter 3 Protecting Upland Birds 10
Chapter 4 Hunting Safely 14
Chapter 5 Let's Go Hunting! 18
Upland Bird Guide 24
Hunting Wild Turkeys 26
Upland Bird Care, Cleaning, and Cooking 28
For More Information 31
About the Author 32