Wild Turkey

Organizations: National Wild Turkey Federation – http://www.nwtf.org Description: Turkeys are the largest of the upland game bird species. Wild turkey is a dark bird with a naked, bluish head. The male, also called a tom, has an overall coloration that is brownish black with an iridescent sheen. His wings have black and white barring. The […]

Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)

Information on the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and conservation of ruffed grouse.

Ruffed Grouse Ruffed Grouse – Bonasa umbellus Organizations: Ruffed Grouse Society providing grouse habitat management and information Magazine about grouse and other upland bird hunting – www.uplandalmanac.com Ruffed Grouse Description -The ruffed grouse is identified by its tail with a black band near the end and the patch of feathers “ruffs” on the neck. The […]

Ten Tips For Finding A Good Guide

The vast majority of fishing and hunting guides are honest, hardworking, dedicated folks who have chosen to earn their living in one of the world’s toughest, most competitive and physically demanding professions. Because the only thing of true value any guide has to sell is their reputation, most will work as hard as they know […]