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Grouse Population

Ruffed Grouse normally have a short life span. From a brood of 10 or 12 hatched in late May or early June, usually 5 or 6 will have died by mid-August. 1,005 more words

Wawang Lake Resort

It's A Wrap

For a lot of us in northern Ontario, December 15 is the end of the hunting season. Sure, there’s wolves, varmints and hare that can still be hunted, and even ruffed grouse, spruce grouse, sharp-tailed grouse and ptarmigan that can be taken in many areas, but over much of the north, the open season for deer and moose ends 1/2 hour after sunset on December 15. 848 more words


Eating well acrosss the continent

We’ve eaten rather well on our trip: from street food in Hong Kong to great London pub food and Scottish specialities. In London we would take a break from our walking and sightseeing to have a beer and a bite to eat. 733 more words


Archive Footage of the Start of the Grouse Shooting Season in 1937 - Courtesy of Shooting UK

A blast from the past.

When the grouse shooting season opened in 1937, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and guests of the Duke of Buccleuch were amongst the first to shoot on the Glorious Twelfth at Durisdeer, one of the finest grouse moors in Scotland. 47 more words

UK Country Pursuits

Beretta 690 Field III Technical Assessment - Courtesy of Shooting UK

Jason Harris introduces the Beretta 690 Field III, the game-shooting cousin of the popular competition gun, the 692.

  The classic look of the Beretta 690 Field III is achieved with raised panels and game scene engraving… 730 more words

UK Country Pursuits


Avalanche thunders
swiftly down steep mountainside
grouse feathers float up


First Post and Discussions

I’ve started this blog to record discussions and debates I have with people over various issues, mainly those concerning the Scottish (and occasionally English) countryside. I have an interesting viewpoint to stand from – whilst I enjoy fieldsports and activities such as deer stalking, I am also a long-term volunteer with RSPB Scotland and the Scottish Wildlife Trust – inevitably I end up in a very grey zone and often times just plain confused! 1,166 more words