Woodcock Hunting

Ignore the Trees when Grouse and Woodcock Shooting for Better Results

Do You Suffer from Trigger Finger Paralysis by the surrounding trees? Like many grouse hunters out there, I often suffer from a shy trigger finger. Even last fall, I was walking...

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...

The Opportunity—A Story of a Woman Bird Hunter and Biologist

The Ruffed Grouse Society presents The Opportunity, a Project Upland Film. Take a journey with Ruffed Grouse Society regional biologist Meadow Kouffeld as she shares what this...

The Many Names of the American Woodcock

5 memorable nicknames of the American Woodcock While on the road this year, I heard many names for the American woodcock. Some of these I’d heard before before, but others...

Timberdoodle- An Unlikely Species

The unlikely evolution of the Timberdoodle. Evolution has its way with things both obvious and unusual. The American Woodcock, often called the Timberdoodle, just happens to be...

Partridge Country—A Northwoods Partridge Hunting Story

The culture of Partridge Hunting Partridge Country is a cultural exploration of the traditions of ruffed grouse and woodcock hunting in northern New England without the use of...

Camp Tour: Malone, New York

Take a glimpse at the Ruffed Grouse Society Camp Tour! Camp Tour—Malone, New York takes a look at one of many Camp Tours. The non-profit conservation group for habitat...

The Experience—A New Hampshire Bird Hunting Story

A New Hampshire Bird Hunting Story from the Project Upland Series The Experience is part of the Project Upland Film series and follows veteran grouse hunter and New Hampshire...