Author Archives: Seth Heasley

Vintage Shot for Your Classic Double

End the silence of your classic grouse gun with this vintage shot from RST. A recurring theme with grouse and woodcock shotguns, and collectively throughout upland hunting guns, is the presence of turn-of-the-century manufactured doubles. Between the potentially weaker steel … Continue reading

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A Few Dog Products to Consider for this Season

Anyone who hunts with a dog (or dogs) comes across a few different situations, obstacles or hazards that can be eliminated with the proper knowledge and a couple dollars. Here’s a few products I’ve come across that can always be … Continue reading

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E-Collar Series: Part 1 – Choosing an E-Collar

Late spring tends to be the high-water mark every year for new bird dog puppies. For first-time hunting dog owners that often leads to first-time e-collar purchases. Many of them usually just have two e-collar features of concern, the remote … Continue reading

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Tilling Between the Timber

Being born and raised in north central Pennsylvania and growing up hunting in back mountain areas,¬† now often referred to as the Pennsylvania Wilds region, clover simply was not to be found anywhere. My introduction to using it as a … Continue reading

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A Quick Fix for Ticks

For most of the ruffed grouse range, ticks, particularly those nasty Lyme disease carrying deer ticks, are a real concern to both hunters and dogs alike. Over the last two decades Lyme disease has gone from a partially taboo-like issue … Continue reading

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Cover Dog Trials – Good for Grouse Dogs

SOME FIELD TRIAL BASICS For better or worse, this is written from a setter enthusiast’s perspective but still is just as applicable to any pointing dog breed that can compete in cover dog trials (AKC or American Field sanctioned). Many … Continue reading

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RGS – SHOT Show 2016

Ruffed Grouse Society staff are at the 2016 SHOT Show this week finding new product for this year’s RGS banquets and events and making valuable contacts throughout the firearm and outdoor industries. RGS Director of Headquarters Operations Tracy Greene and … Continue reading

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Project Upland Films – A Unique Bird Hunting Series

This week the Ruffed Grouse Society has released the first two videos in a film series titled Project Upland, a project we partnered with Dangerous Cow Publishing Co. This multi-film series celebrates all the experiences grouse hunters treasure in the … Continue reading

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Day 6 Redux of the Grouse Camp Tour

Day 6 and the final day of the Grouse Camp Tour coincided with the final day of the Woodcock Challenge and Celebration in the northern lower peninsula of MI. The GCT crew split up to meet up with Regional Biologist … Continue reading

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Day 5 Redux of the Grouse Camp Tour

Day 5 began with a tour at the headquarters of Stormy Kromer,¬†Jacquart Fabric Products, Ironwood, MI. (U.P.) Owner Bob Jacqaurt, who’s one of the most studied Kromer historians today has been a longtime friend of RGS Regional Director, Dave Johnson. … Continue reading

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