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Offline EmeraldBullet

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #25 on: September 02, 2016, 02:43:59 PM »
So I can use my .380 pistol since it's open season for grouse, but isn't yet modern deer/elk season? I tried finding this in the books and couldn't find anything definitive.

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #26 on: September 02, 2016, 02:58:08 PM »
pg 21 in the migratory and upland pamphlet

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2016, 06:20:15 PM »
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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2016, 06:32:47 PM »
So I can use my .380 pistol since it's open season for grouse, but isn't yet modern deer/elk season? I tried finding this in the books and couldn't find anything definitive.

pg 21 in the migratory and upland pamphlet



Here is the wording copied from page 21:

Forest Grouse
Forest grouse may not be killed
with any rifle or handgun 24 caliber
or larger, or shotgun containing
slugs or buckshot, during modern
firearm deer or elk seasons unless
appropriate deer or elk tags are in
the hunter's possession.
Forest grouse may be taken with
shotguns as well as firearms
smaller than 24 caliber during the
entire grouse hunting season
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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #29 on: September 13, 2016, 09:27:39 PM »
So you can use a .380 pistol as long as it isn't modern firearm deer or elk season? And I can use my .308 rifle to hunt grouse even if it is modern firearm season as long as I have a deer tag as well?

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #30 on: September 13, 2016, 10:04:05 PM »
So you can use a .380 pistol as long as it isn't modern firearm deer or elk season? And I can use my .308 rifle to hunt grouse even if it is modern firearm season as long as I have a deer tag as well?
what im getting from that, is that as long as it is deer or elk season, you can shoot a grouse with a .380 pistol. or a .308 rifle as long as you have a deer or elk modern tag..

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #31 on: September 14, 2016, 10:53:08 AM »
This law makes perfect sense. It's obviously just in case a hunter mistakes a deer for a grouse, at least they will still have the right tags.

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2016, 03:45:43 PM »
Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter 44 mag. I shot him in the neck with a 300 grain Hornady XTP pushed by 19 grains of H110.

Did you get full penetration, and a good blood trail for tracking? What was the weight retention?  :tung:

I've thought about using my new-ish 460 S&W, think it'll kill em? J/K, actually I worked up some good shot loads for it for grouse, just for something different. This is at 7 yards, I think it'll do.


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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2016, 09:52:53 PM »
Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter 44 mag. I shot him in the neck with a 300 grain Hornady XTP pushed by 19 grains of H110.

Did you get full penetration, and a good blood trail for tracking? What was the weight retention?  :tung:

I've thought about using my new-ish 460 S&W, think it'll kill em? J/K, actually I worked up some good shot loads for it for grouse, just for something different. This is at 7 yards, I think it'll do.


Haha complete pass thru but no blood trail. Yeah that looks like it'll get the job done.

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #34 on: September 15, 2016, 05:51:51 AM »
Grouse with handguns

Up here in Stevens County , we don't allow grouse to carry handguns...Long guns only. :chuckle: :hello:
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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #35 on: September 15, 2016, 08:59:52 AM »
anyone using the 410 loads out of a pistol? just curious what your range is? looks fun and convenient to carry a pistol on the hip. just for a back-up!
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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #36 on: September 15, 2017, 08:42:38 PM »

One more from today:

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #37 on: September 15, 2017, 08:46:44 PM »
Grouse with handguns

Up here in Stevens County , we don't allow grouse to carry handguns...Long guns only. :chuckle: :hello:
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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #38 on: September 15, 2017, 08:50:11 PM »
anyone using the 410 loads out of a pistol? just curious what your range is? looks fun and convenient to carry a pistol on the hip. just for a back-up!

I farthest shot with my judge I have taken about 35 ft. Worked just fine.

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Re: Grouse with handguns?
« Reply #39 on: September 25, 2017, 08:25:57 PM »
.40 cal bird shot works great! Have harvested numerous grouse with my .40 cal using birdshot!

 

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