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…

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…

A grouse hunter holds a ruffed grouse fan open during a hunt.
Understanding the Threat Response of Ruffed Grouse in Hunting

Musing on the accelerated evolution of grouse behavior and grouse hunting tactics. Some years ago…

A brood of sharp-tailed grouse flying away from a hunter.
Finding Sharptails with Changing Conditions

Finding sharp-tailed grouse to hunt can change from season to season based on cover, water…

An upland bird hunter holding a sage grouse.
Tips on Hunting Sage Grouse without a Dog

Yes, you can successfully hunt Sage Grouse without a dog. Hunting sage grouse without a…

A sage grouse hunter hunting in sage grouse habitat.
How to Identify Sage Grouse Habitat

How to Identify Sage Grouse Habitat in a Sea of Sagebrush In order to find…

an upland hunter holds a ruffed grouse with friends.
A Full Guide to Ruffed Grouse Hunting

Get an accelerated education on ruffed grouse hunting for this fall Whether you live in…

A sage grouse hunter out in a large area of sage grouse habitat.
Four Tips for Better Sage Grouse Hunting

Consider these four tactics on your next Sage Grouse hunt. There is a saying about…