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Grouse numbers & wet weather
« on: April 01, 2017, 04:15:12 PM »
We're technically only in the second week of spring, but it sure has been wet so far. Any guesses about how bad this will hurt grouse for the year? Too early to tell? I'm hoping that if the current pattern changes soon it won't be to bad on the birds.

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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2017, 04:18:07 PM »
Doesn't matter until the hatch, that couple weeks right after they hatch makes or breaks their success.
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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2017, 04:21:10 PM »
Been hearing lots of drumming lately
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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2017, 04:21:42 PM »
Early rain is good. Early green up and lots of bugs

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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2017, 04:47:01 PM »
Early rain is good. Early green up and lots of bugs
I like this line of thinking.


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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2017, 11:04:33 AM »
Early rain is good. Early green up and lots of bugs

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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2017, 03:17:50 PM »
Kicked up a dozen or so shed hunting near top of clemans

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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2017, 07:47:00 PM »
I ran into a bunch up in the nile unit 2 weeks ago. Seems like they are doing fine in there.

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Re: Grouse numbers & wet weather
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2017, 08:12:51 PM »
Herd a few and saw a nice big blue yesterday up Watt canyon. Lots of drumming! Can't imagine bad weather would affect them now, until the chicks hatch.
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