A blue grouse hunter shows the tail fan of a blue grouse
A Guide to Hunting Blue Grouse in North America

Dusky Grouse and Sooty Grouse Offer Unique High Elevation Hunting Opportunities in America’s Western Mountains…

A ruffed grouse taking flight
The Ruffed Grouse’s Mysterious “Crazy Flight”

Exploring the Ruffed Grouse behavior enigma of crazy flight through history and science It was…

A Lesser Prairie-Chicken in Oklahoma
Will the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Be Listed Endangered?

Despite continued efforts an endangered species listing is an increasing likelihood for this North American…

An English Setter Upland Bird Hunting in North Dakota
Love Letter to North Dakota – A Hungarian Partridge and Sharp-tailed Grouse Story

Watch and read the upland hunting adventures of Tyler Webster of Birds, Booze, and Buds…

A dog on point while ruffed grouse hunting
How Dogs Develop on Ruffed Grouse – A Guide to Preparing a Dog for Grouse Hunting

Hunting guides and dog trainers share their thoughts on how owners can prepare their bird…

A hunter listens for a sooty grouse hoot while hunting in Alaska.
How to Hunt Sooty Grouse During the Spring Hoot

Hunting sooty grouse in the spring months in Alaska is an unusual adventure with plenty…

A bird hunter looks for prairie chickens in Kansas
E-Scouting for Prairie Chickens

Learn how to use online maps to identify prime habitat and terrain for hunting prairie…

Two prairie chickens fly across a field
Guide to Hunting Prairie Chickens in Kansas

Learn how to hunt the greater prairie chicken in the legendary Flint Hills and Smoky…

A hunter looks at a smart phone while holding a shotgun
Using Scout-N-Hunt for New England Grouse Hunting

Finding new grouse hunting covers in New England with the Scout-N-Hunt app The truck crept…

A grouse hunting dog runs through the rain
Hunting Ruffed Grouse in the Rain

Tips for making the most of inclement weather when grouse hunting in the northwoods Let’s…

A bird hunter holds sharp-tailed grouse with his shotgun in hand.
Choosing Shot Size and Chokes for Sharp-tailed Grouse Hunting

Exploring shot size and chokes sizes throughout the season for sharptail hunting As a new…

a grouse hunter examines mountain ash berries
Targeting Mountain Ash to Find Ruffed Grouse

Ruffed grouse habitat identification can be complicated, and sometimes simplifying things can be a good…

A bird hunter in sharp-tailed grouse habitat
Finding Sharp-Tailed Grouse Habitat

Breaking down and exploring sharp-tailed grouse habitat for newbies The sharp-tailed grouse is one seriously…

A ruffed grouse walking in the snow in Alaska
Hunting Ruffed Grouse in Alaska

Learning to adapt to Alaskan ruffed grouse habitat and hunting Autumn has long passed in…

A prairie chicken walks in the snow during late season.
Late Season Prairie Chicken Hunting Tactics

Exploring late season tactics for prairie chicken hunting. In another hour, the sun will start…

A grouse takes flight on a prairie
What Defines the Grouse (Galliformes) Family?

Similarities and differences within the grouse family of North America, also known as Galliformes The…

Hunters walk an Alaskan landscape in search of fire birds
Sharptail Hunting Alaska – Finding Fire Birds

Exploring the mystery of sharp-tailed grouse hunting in Alaska. The first time I saw a…

a bird hunter in Maine shows a ruffed grouse fan
Ruffed Grouse Hunting in Maine: The Season is Here

The author, a Maine native, explores ruffed grouse hunting tactics and scouting in the North…

A hunting dog retrieves a prairie grouse
How to Identify the Difference in Prairie Grouse on the Hunt

Learn to identify the differences between a prairie chicken and a sharp-tailed grouse. A trio…

A spruce grouse sitting in a conifer tree
Spruce Grouse – the Fool Hen of the Uplands?

Building a new reputation for the overlooked and underrated spruce grouse. Spruce grouse are not…

two bird hunters with prairie chickens
Hunting Prairie Chickens in September – The Kansas “Grouse” Opener

Mix up your early season with prairie chicken in Kansas During the month of September…