Ruffed Grouse

A hound barks and a squirrel while small game hunting in Kentucky.
Small Game and Bird Hunting in Kentucky

Exploring small game hunting dates and opportunities in the Bluegrass State While most of Kentucky…

A bird dog retrieves a ring neck pheasant.
10 Most Popular and Obscure Upland Game Birds in North America

A look into the most popular upland game birds according to the Project Upland audience…

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 ruffed grouse walking through snow leaving tracks
Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting “I’ve got…

A Bobwhite quail taken in Georgia.
Hunting Georgia for Bobwhite, Grouse, Woodcock, and Small Game

Georgia is home to the legends of bobwhite quail hunting and the ghosts of ruffed…

Bird hunters walking on open sage grouse habitat in Montana with their hunting dogs.
Montana Bird Hunting for Pheasant, Huns, Sharp-tailed Grouse, and More

Upland bird hunting under the big sky of Montana is a beautiful challenge with a…

A bird hunter with a Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada.
Bird Hunting in Nevada for Chukar, Grouse, Himalayan Snowcock, and Quail

Nevada offers a wide range of upland bird hunting opportunities from the iconic Chukar to…

grouse hunters in a cover in Minnesota with an English Pointer.
Adventure Awaits – A Pineridge Grouse Camp Story

Deep in the grouse covers of Minnesota sits the Pineridge Grouse Camp, known for its…

Two bird hunters in the woods of Quebec.
How to Bird Hunt Quebec – A Non-resident Guide

What does it take to bird hunt Quebec? Quebec, the largest province in Canada, is…

Hunting Washington for Grouse, Quail, Pheasant and More

Northwest knows best — especially when it comes to good quail hunting, forest grouse and…

Maine bird hunter Patti Carter with her two German shorthaired pointers
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…

Amanda and her husband overlook the West Virginia mountains
West Virginia Grouse and Woodcock Hunting and Other Small Game

Down country roads, mountain ridges, and river valleys you’ll find people bird hunting in the…

A bird hunter going after Ruffed Grouse in Virginia
Bird Hunting in Virginia, Pheasant, Quail, Grouse, Woodcock, and Small Game

Virginia is for lovers of bird hunting. Virginia is predominantly the forested mountains in the…

a bird hunter in the green mountains of Vermont.
Bird Hunting in Vermont for Grouse, Woodcock, Pheasant, and More

There are as many great spots for bird hunting in Vermont as there are beds and…

bird hunters in the mountains of North Carolina.
Bird Hunting in North Carolina, Grouse, Quail, Woodcock, Pheasant, and More

North Carolina is first in flight — and first in flushing. The Outer Banks and…

A bird hunter looking for pheasant in Iowa.
Pheasant, Dove, and other Small Game Hunting in Iowa

Under the wide skies of mid-western Iowa, farm fields stretch to the horizon—and so do…

a sharp-tailed grouse dancing in a field during bird counts.
Understanding How Bird Counts are Conducted

Understanding all aspects of North American bird counts Whether we like to admit it or…

A bird hunter out hunting ruffed grouse in Pennsylvania.
Bird Hunting in Pennsylvania for Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock, and Pheasant

Pennsylvania has an iconic foundation in hunting, here we explore the ongoing legacy of ruffed…

Michigan bird hunter holding a ruffed grouse
Michigan Grouse Hunting, Woodcock, Pheasant, and Small Game

More than just the Great Lake State, Michigan is a Mecca for ruffed grouse hunting…

Two grouse hunters walk a logging road with their bird dogs.
Minnesota Grouse Hunting, Woodcock, Prairie Chicken, Pheasant and Small Game

Minnesota may be the epicenter of the bird hunting community and is home to various…

A bird dog on point in thick cover
Hard Lesson Learned on Wind Direction and Hunting Dogs

A hard lesson learned about wind direction for a first time hunting dog handler In…