Tag Archives: ruffed grouse hunting

Photos of the Day: A Friendly Ruffed Grouse


Written by: Phil Monahan

Burr Sprague
All photos by Mary Sprague makes contact with his pet grouse for the first time this spring.

Mary Sprague—one of the most beloved Orvis employees of all time, who worked at the company for 50 years—is retired now, but she sent in these great photos of her husband, Burr, and his. . .

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Photos: An Eastern Bird Dog Moves West


Written by: Phil Monahan

Cayenne flushed these two ruffed grouse not far from Steve’s house on a quick afternoon hunt.
Photo by Steve Hemkens

Steve Hemkens—vice president of Orvis Rod & Tackle/Sporting Adventures—moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, last spring. This is the first Western season season Steve’s English Springer Spaniel, Cayenne, who learned to hunt grouse in the thick woods of. . .

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