Ruffed Grouse

A grouse hunter walks through the snow while hunting.
Ruffed Grouse Hunting in the Snow

Tips and tactics for ruffed grouse hunting in the snow As I gaze out the…

Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs
How to Hunt Ruffed Grouse with a Flushing Dog

Grouse hunting with flushing dogs takes a different approach than it does with pointers If…

Three brothers from Modern Wild hunting woodcock in Minnesota
Timber Rocket – A Project Upland Original Film

A Short film collaboration with the Modern Wild, dedicated to the passion of American Woodcock…

A couple out hunting ruffed grouse and woodcock in Wisconsin
Camp Thunderbird – A Wisconsin Bird Hunting Film

Camp Thunderbird is the Story of a Grouse Camp Epoch Brandon Smith and Laine Jewell…

A partridge hunter holds up a ruffed grouse.
Bird Hunting Without a Dog – Breaking the Stigma

Bird hunting without a dog is a controversial subject in the upland community, but nevertheless…

A shotgun with shotgun shells and a ruffed grouse on a table
Choosing Shot Sizes and Chokes for Ruffed Grouse

Knowing how to choose shot sizes and chokes for ruffed grouse hunting can change through…

A hunter exposes the crop of a ruffed grouse to see what it was eating
Ruffed Grouse Hunting Tip: Know What They Are Eating

Follow this ruffed grouse hunting advice on slow days in your covers However predictable we…

A ruffed grouse hunter walks through thick ruffed grouse habitat
How to Identify Ruffed Grouse Habitat

Where to Find Ruffed Grouse Habitat Throughout the Country If you’re going to be a…

A woodcock hunter in New York with his bird dog.
Bird Hunting in New York

Bird Hunting in New York—from Ruffed Grouse to Pheasant Big lights, big buildings, and big…

A grouse hunter walks into a cover wit his English Setter
Google Map Scouting to Find Grouse and Woodcock Hunting Spots this Fall

How to use Google Maps to Your Advantage for Bird Hunting this season. In almost…

A bird hunter walks a logging road in Maine looking for Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock.
Bird Hunting in Maine, Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock, and Other Small Game

‘The way life should be’ when it comes to many things in Maine — including…

A ruffed grouse hunter holds a bird.
Grouse Hunting Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List

Hunting the “King of the Birds” is more than just another bird in the bag—it’s…

A bird dog with a bell, beeper collar, and GPS collar on.
Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper, and GPS?

Bird dog tracking with a bell, beeper, and GPS may be more practical than you…

Ruffed Grouse drumming on a log
Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) – Bellwether of the Forest

The ruffed grouse is the game bird that makes the north woods come alive This…

A hunter mounts his shotgun to shoot at a woodcock in thick cover
Learning How to Shoot Through Thick Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock Cover

Ignoring the trees is easier said than done but a cornerstone to good wingshooting in…

A grouse hunter pauses with an open shot opportunity.
How Pausing Causes Ruffed Grouse to Flush

How taking your time can equal more upland bird shooting opportunities. If you’re like most…

a grouse hunter walking through ruffed grouse habitat in Virginia.
Chip Hidinger—Ruffed Grouse Society #HealthyForests Campaign

Chip Hidinger, an Arizona native, shares his new Virginia Upland Adventures in the #HealthyForests Film…

A biologist hunts ruffed grouse in Minnesota.
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…

A ruffed grouse sits on a tree limb in a snow storm
Ruffed Grouse and Adaptations to Winter Survival

Ruffed Grouse are one of the most well adapted bird species for winter. There are…

A woodcock hunter in New Hampshire with a bird dog.
New Hampshire Grouse and Woodcock Hunting and Other Small Game

New Hampshire is a sleeper state for world-class ruffed grouse and snowshoe hare hunting, as…

a partridge hunter holding a partridge in New Hampshire.
Partridge Country—A Northwoods Partridge Hunting Story

The culture of Partridge Hunting Partridge Country is a cultural exploration of the traditions of…