Ruffed Grouse: Heir to the Throne

by Tom Goldsmith | May 1, 2012

Hark the sounds of spring royalty in the uplands.

9 Tips for better grouse hunting

by Steve Galea | August 25, 2010

Some hunters seem to have a sixth sense about where ruffed grouse will be located. These are the guys who suddenly become serious and tell you to get ready because the thicket ahead looks “birdy.” And, often, the whirring rise of a grouse beneath a pointer or flushing dog proves them correct in the most […]

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Where To Get Grouse

by Steve Galea | December 1, 2008

Serious grouse hunters are possessed by a special kind of crazy. They brave tangles that deter most snakes. They risk being skewered, flayed, and lashed by underbrush for even the remotest possibility of a flush. But, although they might be crazy, they’re not stupid. They know that the more unfriendly the cover, the greater the […]

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Mysteries of Woodcock Revealed

by Tom Goldsmith | September 1, 2008

Perhaps due to their nocturnal tendencies or maybe their ability to sit motionless, camouflaged against the upland floor while hunters walk within inches of them, woodcock are among the least seen and understood of Ontario’s game birds. Indeed, most hunters’ exposure to them is limited to a few chance encounters while grouse hunting or perhaps […]

Photo Friday – October 11

by Editorial Staff | October 11, 2007

It’s never too early to introduce kids to the outdoors.


Photo Friday- Sept. 26

by Editorial Staff | September 26, 2007

Opening day smiles