Sharp-tailed Grouse are limited to the Eastern side of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
|Ruffed Grouse||Woodcock||Sharp-tail Grouse||Pheasant|
|Season Dates||Sept 15 - Nov 14
Dec 1 - Jan 1
|Sept 22 - Nov 5||Oct 10 - Oct 31||
Zone 1 (partial): Oct 10 - 31
Zone 2, 3: Oct 20 - Nov 14
Zone 3 (partial): Dec 1 - Jan 1
Zone 1 & 2
Check out Michigan’s grouse enhanced management sites (GEMS) for premier bird hunting locations. GEMS are sites specifically managed for grouse and woodcock hunting. They are a great starting point for new hunters to the sport and
Attention grouse and woodcock hunters! Planning your fall bird hunting trip? Maybe thinking about trying somewhere new or even testing out a hunting circuit? Then Pure Michigan GEMS are just for you!
TThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations.
Welcome to the Ruffed Grouse Society's National American Woodcock Migration Mapping System. RGS started providing real-time tracking of the annual fall and spring American woodcock migrations in 2006 -- for the first time in history. ...
HAP provides access to quality private hunting lands with a focus in agricultural regions and disease management areas. Providing more hunting opportunity is critical for attracting new and retaining current hunters and supporting Michigan’s strong hunting tradition..
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!
Bill Sherck kicks off the upland bird hunting season in Michigan's ruffed grouse forest. Grouse hunting history & big flush numbers take center stage at a Michigan gem known as Fuller's.
Late season Grouse hunting in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Michigan DNR upland wild bird specialist, Al Stewart, talks about different habitat that helps support the ruffed grouse.