If you live in Tennessee this subject may not be of particular interest unless you like to just get away from home for a few days to do something different. “Something different” could be driving across the middle of America to Wyoming to hunt one of the earliest of seasons that just won’t wait. September offers pronghorn antelope and puffy sage grouse, two critters that share the same sleeping accommodation, primarily, eastern and central sagebrush country. You may have tried antelope hunting but neglected sage grouse. If so, you’ve missed one of the most delightful paired hunting experiences of your career.
While antelope are relatively common in cowboy country, sage grouse are mainly forgotten. Having hunted the bird many times, we can attest to the challenge of a critter that will let you walk up on them – not acknowledging that you’re even there – and then bursting into a low flight pattern before you can even remember where the trigger to your shotgun is located. Think not? We invite you to check out hunting this delightful duo, the seasons for both of which are available this month (be sure to check G&F regs before you go) as you’ll see on this week’s presentation of…
Sage Grouse Populations – Wyoming 2:32 min.
New data on sage grouse numbers show populations will likely remain stable or be slightly lower compared to last year.
Upland Bird Hunting Wyoming 2019 – Sage Grouse 3:22 min.
Consultants Frank Loncarich and Kyle Hedges are headed to Wyoming to chase upland birds. They kick the hunt off with Sage Grouse.
Wyoming Archery Antelope 1:06 min.
Short clip of our early season antelope hunting in Wyoming.
Pronghorn Antelope Hunt in Wyoming 2:45 min.
John and Tamara Lundin, along with Wade and Wyatt Houston, are hunting for pronghorn antelope in Wyoming and harvest a nice buck.
Body-popping sage grouse – Nature’s Greatest Dancers – BBC One – 2:37 min.
Going through the motions, Wyoming’s sage grouse perform.
Saving the Strutting Sage Grouse 3:12 min.
More than 20 years of research is helping fragile sage grouse populations recover. The bird with the incredible chest-shaking, air- bag popping mating ritual has a rare success story.
Bob Rogers is the Editor and Publisher of GunPro Plus, America’s premier daily digital gun news portal. After a successful 20-year career as the Editor for a major magazine in the gun industry, Bob launched GunPro Plus to bring his industry expertise on gun news into the digital realm.
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