Proceeds from this benefit hunt will be used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat

There are only two spots open for the Ruffed Grouse Society’s (RGS) second annual New York Grouse and Woodcock Benefit Hunt. Limited to 20 hunters the two day guided hunt is set for the weekend of October 18-20, 2013.

Held out of the On the Wing Grouse Camp in Malone, NY, registration — which includes guides with dogs, lodging, all meals with a full banquet dinner on Saturday — is $800 inclusive per hunter based on double occupancy. Individual guided hunt (single occupancy) $900, or two-hunter guided hunt (double) $1,500. Hunters are encouraged to bring their own dogs, as dogs are permitted at the Holiday Inn.
Participants also receive a one year RGS membership, complimentary RGS shell bag, two boxes of 12 or 20 gauge shotgun shells and a RGS sponsor cap and knife.
A 50-percent deposit is required and cancellation refunds (less $100) will be provide through Sept 15th. All major credit cards accepted.

According to On the Wing Grouse Camp president and NYS licensed guide (#0629) Bruce Bennett, the hunt will take place on camp grounds in Ellenburg Center, NY – a 1,000 acre parcel managed specifically for grouse and woodcock. The property is adjacent to 5,000 acres of state land.
A New York State small game or sportsmen’s license is required and provided you are already in the system can be purchased on line at: Non-residents will need to provide a hunter education certificate ID number. Out-of-state hunting licenses are not accepted.

To download the hunt itinerary log onto:

For more information and/or reservations contact Bennett at 413-548-9176, or by e-mail at:

Logo courtesy Ruffed Grouse Society

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