The Silent Season

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019 in Hunting | No Comments

By Joel Schnell for ruffedgrouseminnesota.com A fresh foot of snow covers the Northwoods. One last ruffed grouse hunt for the season means donning the Sorels and enjoying a landscape like none other. After 20 minutes of trudging in a foot of snow, I was beginning to think I’d have to step on one to get ...

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Posted

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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