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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.

Recipe: Pesto and Swiss Ruffed Grouse Rolls

A spin on cordon bleu, simplicity and flavor are the best parts of this delicious grouse recipe.

Recipe: Poached Ruffed Grouse with Apricot Sauce

Cooking grouse with apricots and fragrant spices is reminiscent of the tart and often tangy berries that grow in the wild, which naturally make a great accompaniment for the forest grouse.

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.

A Plan for January Ruffs

Our writer's method for getting ruffed grouse in winter is quiet and tactical.

3 Tips for Killing More Ruffed Grouse

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

Ruffed Grouse Are Not Gentlemen

There’s nothing like the sight of a bird flushing through October foliage to make a grouse hunter’s blood warm … except maybe the sight of the bird flying away as a shot misses its mark.

Western Bird Bonanza

You, your friends and dogs can park the truck, lace up your boots and walk an upland hunter's dream. Just go west.

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