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Yooper Grouse: A Date with the King

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to some of the most rewarding and torturous grouse habitat in the country. Grouse hunters who flock there wouldn’t have it any other way.

New Jersey Cancels Grouse Season Indefinitely

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council unanimously voted to close the ruffed grouse hunting season statewide, effective immediately, citing declining populations due to lack of suitable habitat, as well as predation, weather and disease.

Upland East Tactics for 2017

Surprising upland opportunities abound in the East. But the wisdom to find them is fading like an old hunter’s hairline.

3 Tips for Killing More Ruffed Grouse

Want to kill more ruffed grouse? Field Editor Frank Miniter has you covered.

Indiana May Close Grouse Season Statewide

Upland bird hunting is in a sad state of affairs in Indiana, where the state's Division of Fish and Wildlife has proposed closing the ruffed grouse hunting season statewide.

Grouse Hunter Kills Mauling Black Bear

Why did the grouse hunter carry a gun? In case of a bear attack, of course. Unfortunately, the unlikely scenario became a frightening reality for one Wisconsin man and his dog.

Memories Earned: A New England Grouse Hunt

In the woods of New England sparks of truth reveal days spent grouse hunting are always perfect, the shots always true, even if the birds don’t always cooperate.

An Extremely Polite Bird Hunt

A veteran grouse hunter finds out why fast-flushing birds of the Deep South are regarded as gentlemanly.

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