Bill Sherck hunts Michigan's public grounds for Ruffed Grouse & Woodcock. Wild flushing birds and haunting lights steal this show.
This week we start with a couple wild pheasant hunts, have a great pheasant recipe and also do some open water bass fishing!
Minnesotans in the northern and northeastern parts of the state have endless miles of state and federal forests as well as other public areas on which to pursue grouse, woodcock and ducks. Hunters need to be careful, though, as it’s pretty easy to get “turned around” up there in the big woods.Read More
Still, if grouse were few and far between in Wisconsin last season, it was no reflection of either the quality or the quantity of the cover. And much of this cover, including the spot just mentioned, is under county ownership. There’s an astonishing 2.4 million acres of county-owned public forest in Wisconsin—almost all of it in the western, central and northern parts of the state. Which is to say: the heart of Wisconsin’s grouse and woodcock range.Read More