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#2853278 - Thu Nov 15 2012 04:07 PM Grouse hunting / time of day?
Brad from Potter Offline
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Registered: Thu Jan 11 2007
Posts: 414
Loc: Galeton, PA
I'm new at grouse hunting & was wondering if hunting was better at a certain time during the day? Normally I can get out for an hour or so around 2:30pm. But it looks like early tomorrow morning will be the only time I can get out until next Friday.
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#2853331 - Thu Nov 15 2012 04:46 PM Re: Grouse hunting / time of day? [Re: Brad from Potter]
Lyco Setter Offline
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Registered: Mon Jan 17 2011
Posts: 1082
Loc: In the thick of it.
I tend to think food and cover hold more bearing on where and when but try southern facing slopes, sun hits them first in the AM.
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#2854227 - Fri Nov 16 2012 12:37 PM Re: Grouse hunting / time of day? [Re: Brad from Potter]
Pine-Creek Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 02 2011
Posts: 2490
Loc: Pa Mountains, Life Member NRA
Brad,
Try evening Grouse hunting, from around 4PM till closing time, you will be surprised how many Grouse are on the ground feeding at that time, especially around the edges of old Potter County logging roads.
Pine Creek/Dave
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#2854487 - Fri Nov 16 2012 05:09 PM Re: Grouse hunting / time of day? [Re: Brad from Potter]
Big Don Offline
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Registered: Fri Apr 06 2012
Posts: 515
Loc: Northumberland PA USA
Last hour of the day is generally agreed upon as being the best, however I get out when I can get out and hope for the best. Ain't gonna kill none at 11 AM if you're sitting in camp!
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#2854670 - Fri Nov 16 2012 08:21 PM Re: Grouse hunting / time of day? [Re: Brad from Potter]
Pine-Creek Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 02 2011
Posts: 2490
Loc: Pa Mountains, Life Member NRA
Big Don,
You bet the best time to hunt is any time you can.
Pine Creek/Dave
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