With our dogs leading the way, we hiked higher through lush pine trees, keeping our eyes and ears peeled for blue grouse
Welcomed by the sight of my companions--and the wagging tails of Brian's Lab and Llewellin setter and Steve's two GSPs--we spent the first night in basecamp at 10,700 feet, celebrating the start of our hunt with grilled blue grouse
, baked apple pie, a glowing fire and a star-filled canopy.
Out here in the West, however, a drilling can come in pretty handy, either early in the rifle season for deer and elk when the chances for a buck or bull are slim, but we very well might run into a blue grouse
, or when pheasant hunting on the prairie and a whitetail jumps from a buffalo-berry patch.
Ruffed grouse Drumming surveys a) Roadside 2 3 b) Foot-transect 1 2 3 Flush census 1 2 3 (foot-transects) Brood counts 1 2 3 Blue grouse
Hooting counts 1 2 3 Brood counts 1 2 3 Spruce grouse Drumming counts 1 2 3 Brood counts 1 2 3 Prairie grouse Lek counts a) Sage grouse 1 2 3 b) Sharp-tailed 1 2 3 grouse c) Prairie chicken 1 2 3 Brood counts 2 3 Ptarmigan Territorial male call 1 2 3 play-backs Mapping territorial 1 2 3 males Foot transects 1 2 3 Brood counts 1 2 3 Which species?
Of the handful of area vineyards, Blue Grouse
(4365 Blue Grouse
Partridges, blue grouse
, quail, ducks, geese, and pheasants are still hunted in B.
I remember the early-morning still hunt when he shot a big male blue grouse
off a stump at 30 some yards and that afternoon flat missed an elk at considerably shorter range.
Here's a vote for the "drum" of the male Blue Grouse
beating his chest to excite the ladies.
She looked a little smasher when making a decent debut at Lingfield in October behind a Godolphin hotpot Blue Grouse
and can only build on that.
First duty of the Chipmunk is a high-country elk hunt where blue grouse
Opposition includes the Godol-phin-trained Blue Grouse
, but Noseda said of Vague: "She's a nice filly who was placed at Royal Ascot and we hope she'll be a UAE Oaks filly.
Frankie Dettori rides Blue Grouse
to victory in The Menzies Distribution E.