If you’ve never upland hunted in Michigan, our knowledgeable guides and well-trained bird dogs will show you some of the finest hunting in the state.
Northern Michigan is an upland hunter’s paradise. Witness the maples, oaks and aspens ablaze in fall colors while spending the day chasing wild ruffed grouse and woodcock.
Who gets more excited – the hunter or the bird dog? We wait all year; practice our shooting and training our bird dogs for that first thunderous flush of the year. Let’s just say we’re both thrilled to be on the hunt.
The Ruffed Grouse is one of the most cunning and elusive game birds in the world. It is capable of jaw-dropping acceleration in the thickest of cover providing an amazing experience for the wing shooter.
The American Woodcock is an amazing migratory bird that leaves many hunters wondering, “how did I miss?” Northern Michigan boasts good numbers of local birds that begin migration in early October. The woodcock is truly a miracle of nature and presents quite a challenge for hunters.
Woodcock hold very tight for bird dogs and explode upward when flushed. Often times you’ll see them spiraling up and out of cover spinning erratically. If you are lucky enough, you might catch a flight of woodcock during their fall migration. This fast action will leave your heart pumping and shell casings smoldering at your feet.
Beginning in mid-September through December, full and ½ day guided bird hunts are available.
Delicious field lunches are available from simple handmade wraps to deluxe charcuterie boards with assorted cheeses, meats, fruits and veggies.