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Waterfowl / Ruffed grouse hunt

Postby Stretch » Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:41 pm

I’ve been looking into going to Canada and trying a waterfowl / ruffed grouse hunting trip. Anyone have any suggestions of where and when to go.
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Re: Waterfowl / Ruffed grouse hunt

Postby Bigshrimp » Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:48 pm

Looks like southern Manitoba or northwest Ontario would be most convenient for you based on your location, and those are 2 pretty good spots for waterfowl and grouse.

Migratory birds are regulated federally but with different seasons/limits throughout the country:
https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/migratory-game-bird-hunting.html

Grouse hunting is regulated by the province:
Ontario - https://www.ontario.ca/document/ontario-hunting-regulations-summary
Manitoba - https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/pubs/fish_wildlife/huntingguide.pdf

There are outfitters that you can go with and they would help you with the best time to come up and put you in a good spot for success. Grouse are not skittish up north like down south, and usually just require a walk on the ATV trail in the evening to run into them. I would take in some fishing while your up too!
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