Woodcock Hunting

Camp Thunderbird – Official Trailer and Teaser

Watch Lutz, a German shorthaired pointer, work a cover and make an epic point in this teaser from the feature film Camp Thunderbird. Wisconsin is home to the Ruffed Grouse capital...

How to Identify American Woodcock Habitat

Where to Find American Woodcock Habitat Throughout the Country The American woodcock shares a lot of its range and prime habitat with the ruffed grouse. Where they occur, they are...

Google Maps for Bird Hunting—Mobile Apps in Hunting

How to use Google Maps for Bird Hunting this season. In almost every aspect of our lives today, technology has crept in and changed the way we view it. Upland bird hunting is no...

American Woodcock – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Hunting the Comical Bird of Many Names the American Woodcock (Scolopax minor). The American woodcock is known by many nicknames: timberdoodle, bogsucker, mud snipe, timber...

Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper, and GPS?

Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper and GPS may be more practical than you think. Imagine yourself making your way through a favorite cover on a crisp October morning with a...

Moving Forward – A Wounded Warrior Project Hunting Video

Project Upland and Ruffed Grouse Society honor the veterans of the Wounded Warrior Project. Ruffed Grouse Society presents, along with Cabela’s Outdoor Fund and Moving...

Overcoming the Shy Trigger Finger

Do You Suffer from Trigger Finger Paralysis? Like many grouse hunters out there, I often suffer from a shy trigger finger. Even last fall, I was walking along a wide open trail...

The Reward—A Hunter Mentor Film

Mark Fouts, Director of Member Relations & Outreach for the Ruffed Grouse Society, shares his personal passion for the Hunter Mentor Program. Mark Fouts reflects on the...

Walter Lesser—The Real Ryman Setter

Walter Lesser is a legend of upland culture and wildlife conservation. Over fifty years of breeding and hunting has made the Ryman setter an icon. The Real Ryman Setter, written...

Jason Dowd—Ruffed Grouse Society #HealthyForests Campaign

Jay Dowd shares his passion for the Ruffed Grouse Society in the #HealthyForests Film Campaign.  Jay Dowd is 37 years and from Flint, Michigan. A Former tattoo artist and current...