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Grouse opener
« on: August 25, 2015, 07:47:36 PM »
Who's hunting the opener? Are ya taking the day off work?  I can't wait! I'm not planning on taking the day off but I've said that before.

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2015, 07:49:45 PM »
   when does grouse open?   saw over 2 dozen last weekend looking for deer.    mike w

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2015, 07:54:58 PM »
The answers are included in this booklet

http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01712/wdfw01712.pdf

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2015, 07:58:06 PM »
Yes I'm taking the day off. Taking my dad and 9 year old daughter. But I'm the only one with a hunting license.

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2015, 09:26:44 PM »
A buddy and I are going to go before work and cook them up for lunch. Shouldn't take more than 30 minutes to limit out.
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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2015, 09:53:06 PM »
You are not out fighting fires?

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2015, 10:03:46 PM »
You are not out fighting fires?
Nope. Hope to get out in september. Have to protect my hunting spots first.
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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2015, 07:03:58 AM »
I'm going out, took the day off work.
Always look forward to grouse season.
Best of luck to everyone.
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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2015, 08:35:14 PM »
Yes I'm taking the day off. Taking my dad and 9 year old daughter. But I'm the only one with a hunting license.

Your Dad doesn't hunt?

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2015, 08:38:59 PM »

Yes I'm taking the day off. Taking my dad and 9 year old daughter. But I'm the only one with a hunting license.

Your Dad doesn't hunt?

Yes, he does, or used to anyway. I thought he'd buy a license to shoot some grouse but when I asked him about it he said "no, we won't see any grouse anyway."  :rolleyes:

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2015, 08:41:36 PM »
I'm hunting in the AM. It must have been a perfect spring for birds, in the last 6 high country hikes  I've
done (off work all last week) my birdie black lab has flushed 33 grouse, all in groups of 3 to 6., and seen 2 on
a road driving to a trailhead for a total of 35!!! CRAZY!! Last Wednesday she (the lab) flushed 14 in one day.
I feel I have down a couple birds just so she can do a retrieve or two.
Everybody have good season :tup:

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2015, 08:42:31 PM »

Yes I'm taking the day off. Taking my dad and 9 year old daughter. But I'm the only one with a hunting license.

Your Dad doesn't hunt?

Yes, he does, or used to anyway. I thought he'd buy a license to shoot some grouse but when I asked him about it he said "no, we won't see any grouse anyway."  :rolleyes:

You could surprise him and buy his. I would guess he bought yours once before.

Think of it as paying forward in reverse

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2015, 08:58:43 PM »

Yes I'm taking the day off. Taking my dad and 9 year old daughter. But I'm the only one with a hunting license.

Your Dad doesn't hunt?

Yes, he does, or used to anyway. I thought he'd buy a license to shoot some grouse but when I asked him about it he said "no, we won't see any grouse anyway."  :rolleyes:

You could surprise him and buy his. I would guess he bought yours once before.

Think of it as paying forward in reverse

Good idea, I hadn't thought of that. I'll buy him a bear tag! Only $24. Might even see a bear. But I'd really hate to shoot three grouse and then not be able to shoot anymore because I'm the only one with a license.

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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2015, 09:07:47 PM »
Ive got 3 arrows that I don't plan on using on anything Ill have to throw some judo points on them and go grouse hunting on Tuesday Morning.
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Grouse opener
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2015, 11:05:16 AM »
I start my new job on the 2nd so I'll be out on the opener with my 18 month old setter. My brother and his two setters are joining me. Happy to see the weather forecast is calling for cooler temps and some moisture. Hope to get a lot of bird contacts for my dog. Good luck all!  :tup:
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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2015, 12:25:16 PM »
GROUSE MUST PERISH!
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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2015, 06:57:21 PM »
Guns, ammo, vest, and shock collar are in the truck, just need to add me and the dog at 0530 tomorrow. Yeehaw :llam:
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Re: Grouse opener
« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2015, 07:09:49 PM »
I couldn't resist either, I turned in a vacation slip today. Can't wait.  All loaded up and ready. I don't know who is more excited, me or my son.