Ruffed Grouse season

 

• Ruffed grouse is Minnesota’s most popular upland game bird.

 

• Hunters last year harvested 301,000 ruffies, a 4 percent increase over 2013. Hunters averaged 3.6 birds apiece.

 

• The DNR offers 600 miles of hunter walking trails and 40 designated grouse management areas.

 

• Shooting hours are a half-hour before sunrise to sunset; bag limit is five daily, 10 in possession.

 

More information

dnr.state.mn.us/hunting/grouse/index.html