Category Archives: Gear Reviews

THEY SAID IT! . . . Best Quotes from the Spring RGS Magazine

THEY SAID IT! . . . Best Quotes from the Spring RGS Magazine By Matt Soberg Are you an upland hunter?  Bird dog owner? Shotgun lover? Have you become afflicted by the grouse and woodcock hunting addiction? Do you care … Continue reading

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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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Book Review – A Grouse Hunter’s Almanac

A GROUSE HUNTER’S ALMANAC The Other Kind of Hunting By Mark Parman Published 2010 – University of Wisconsin Press Mark Parman has been a longtime contributor of classic grouse and woodcock hunting stories to the Ruffed Grouse Society magazine. A … 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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Coming soon . . . Ruffed Grouse Society Summer Magazine

Get premier content on grouse and woodcock hunting and conservation, exclusive to RGS and AWS members The Summer Ruffed Grouse Society magazine is in the mail and will bring action-packed, members-only grouse and woodcock hunting and conservation content directly to … 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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SHOT Show Product Updates

RGS staff review product updates from the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas   BROWNING A5 SWEET SIXTEEN This new shotgun by Browning will bring back memories of your grandfather’s bird-hunting icon, the Browning A5. The Sweet Sixteen’s humpback profile … 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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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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