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Posted by on Nov 27, 2018 in Hunting | No Comments

By Joel Schnell for Ruffed Grouse Minnesota Nothing can wreck a hunt easier than tresspassing, for both the hunter and the landowner. I’ve been on both sides of the line as a traveling wingshooter and also as a private property owner. I have a few insights on preventing an unfortunate confrontation. It Takes Two to ...

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Sidelined

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Hunting | No Comments

By Joel Schnell for ruffedgrouseminnesota.com They give 100 percent, our bird dogs. Levi doesn’t have a half-effort in him, especially when it comes to chasing the training dummy. Last week he overshot the dummy and hit a fence beyond in making the turn back. Chipped a bone in his wrist, so he’ll be out for ...

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Drumming Counts for 2018

Posted by on Jul 4, 2018 in Hunting | No Comments

By Joel Schnell for Ruffedgrouseminnesota.com The drumming counts are in, so what can we expect this grouse season on the ground? The short answer, is the count is down 29% compared to last year (emphasis added). But let’s not get too excited about that number, what does it really mean? For decades now, volunteers have been ...

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