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
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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
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
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