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#76 | Grouse Habitat Q&A with Ann Jandernoa – Project Upland Podcast

“As you get into the second and third week of October, you need to start looking for dense shrub components that could be the under-story of a canopy . . . a lot of younger cuts...

Understanding the Threat Response of Ruffed Grouse in Hunting

Musing on the accelerated evolution of grouse behavior and grouse hunting tactics. Some years ago I wrote a book, The Urban Deer Complex. Growing up just outside of Boston, I was...

#72 | Building A Grouse Dog with Craig Doherty of Wild Apple Kennel – Project Upland Podcast

“We always have an eye on the end game which is to have a grouse dog that wants to be with you, listens and complies when given a command, and attacks the cover with gusto in...

#71 | Upland Bird Habitat with Kevin Sheppard of American Bird Conservancy

Forester, conservationist, and upland hunter, Kevin Sheppard of the American Bird Conservancy lives and breathes a conservation lifestyle. While many of us upland hunters are...

A Basic Guide on How to Hunt Ruffed Grouse

Get an accelerated education on ruffed grouse hunting for this fall Whether you live in ruffed grouse country or are inspired to take a trip to covers around the United States or...

Adventure Awaits – A Pineridge Grouse Camp Story

Deep in the grouse covers of Minnesota sits the Pineridge Grouse Camp, known for its magical allure. Pineridge Grouse Camp is not your average bird hunting lodge. This grouse...

How to Bird Hunt Quebec – A Non-resident Guide

What does it take to bird hunt Quebec? Quebec, the largest province in Canada, is divided into 21 tourist regions and 29 hunting and fishing zones. The landscape, wildlife and the...

Those Moments – A Story of Maine Bird Dogs and Hunting

An adventure in the Maine woods for Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock One thing we are certain of: there is no lack of love for bird dogs in our community. From distant...

Gone with the Wind – Confessions of a First Time Gun Dog Handler

A hard lesson learned about wind direction for a first time gun dog trainer. In my mind, wind direction is kind of like divination for deer stands. Thermal currents shift with...

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...