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MNDeerhunter

Good morning of Grouse hunting.

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Had a really good weekend of hunting. We got 3 Friday. 9 Saturday morning...2 Saturday night, and 4 Sunday. Here is a picture of the "morning take"

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Dang! If I ever got more than 5 in one day, I'd say that the Grouse theory is right!

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Please tell me you were on public land. I put on quite a few miles and only saw 3.

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Please tell me you were on public land. I put on quite a few miles and only saw 3.


Yeah, we only hunt public land where we are at. I am guessing all-in-all we saw 30+ birds over 2 full days of hunting.

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That's good to hear. smile.gif

I have to work all weekend, but I'm hoping to make another trip Friday.

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Good job MNDeerhunter,

I'm heading up this weekend to give it a try. Looks like the birds are up this year so hopefully we can get to some like you did.

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Yes the grouse seem to be plentiful this year. My cousin has been shooting many. Grouse are in pockets somedays you can walk all day and see a couple. Other days after about half hour can have your limit. All I know is I am very eager to get out. I personally think grouse are the most tasty of game!

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Your absolutely right!

Grouse are up in certain pockets. I shot my limit the otherday in about 3 hours flushing close to 15 birds. Earlier in the season I walked all day with my two dogs and saw 1. Beautiful time to be working the dogs in the northwoods, and a tasty grouse dinner is a nice bonus. As a sidenote my first grouse in the bag was caught by my chocolate lab. Good way to start the day!

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