Grouse Hunting

Grouse Hunting in the Snow

Tips and Tactics for Ruffed Grouse hunting in the snow. As I gaze out the window on a cold December day, watching large snow flakes fall and blanket the ground, I can’t help but...

The Art of Ruffed Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs

Grouse hunting with flushing dogs takes a different approach than it does with pointers. If an artist was trying to convey the magic of autumn in the grouse woods, they’d...

How to Choose Shot Sizes and Chokes by the Seasons – Grouse Hunting

Knowing how to choose shot sizes and chokes for grouse hunting can increase your success. Let’s be honest, there are a lot of mistakes that can be made while hunting upland...

Grouse Hunting Hack – Know what they are Eating

Try this Grouse hunting hack on slow days in your covers However predictable we think Ruffed Grouse are when they feed, it only goes so far. Some days I wake up wanting eggs and...

How to Identify Ruffed Grouse Habitat

Where to Find Ruffed Grouse Habitat Throughout the Country If you’re going to be a successful Ruffed Grouse hunter, you need to learn where the birds are hiding. Distance walked...

Grouse Hunting Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List

Hunting the “King of the Birds” is more than just another bird in the bag—it’s one-of-a-kind. Bird hunting is a fine experience no matter what the quarry. From wild...

Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) – Species Profile

The Ruffed Grouse is the Bird that Makes the North Woods Alive This upland game bird, also called a partridge, has easily captured the hearts and interests of hunters across the...

Overcoming the Shy Trigger Finger

Do You Suffer from Trigger Finger Paralysis? Like many grouse hunters out there, I often suffer from a shy trigger finger. Even last fall, I was walking along a wide open trail...

The Art of Pausing on an Upland Hunt

How Taking Your Time Can Equal More Birds on an Upland Hunt. If you’re like most hunters, you probably feel like there’s just not enough time for hunting. Schedules seem to...

Ruffed Grouse in the Winter Time

Ruffed Grouse are one of the most adapted winter bird species. There are few bird species that are known to take winter in a good way. This is the reason so many birds are...