The Orvis hunting blog celebrates all things wingshooting, featuring bird hunting news, articles, photos, videos, and podcasts. From hunting grouse in the north woods of Maine, to flushing coveys of quail on Southern plantations, to walking up pheasants in the grasslands of South Dakota, we cover all sides of the sport we love.

Pro Tips: Hold the Line While Grouse Hunting

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.


Grouse hunting with friends is a blast, but safety must be your paramount concern.
Photo by Mary Beth Monahan

From New England to Michigan and across to Montana, grouse hunting is all about being in the bush. Grouse coverts are particularly thick and sometimes difficult to navigate. Terrain, . . .

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Photo Essay: Hungarian Partridge, King of the North

Written by: Dave Brown, Dave Brown Outfitters


Hungarian partridge hunters often prefer double guns.
All photos by Dave Brown

At the turn of the last century, a group of Calgary Sportsman—led by the infamous Judge Winters—were concerned with the decline of sharptail grouse habitat caused by land being cleared . . .

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