About Us


Hartley 3

General Info: Nick Larson is a Regional Director for the Ruffed Grouse Society and lives in Duluth Minnesota. He has a deep appreciation for our country’s sporting heritage and our access to the land and ample natural resources which allow us these pursuits.

How you got into hunting: Nick grew up in Duluth, MN and was lucky enough to have easy access to some of the best grouse hunting around. He started grouse hunting on his own as soon as he was old enough to carry a shotgun and never looked back!

Outdoor/Northwoods hobbies: He enjoys Ruffed grouse hunting! Bird Dogs, Whitetail deer hunting, Trout fishing, BWCA trips, Nordic skiing and just about anything else that involves the Northwoods!

Dog: “Hartley” – English Setter

Grouse Gun: 20 gauge Browning Citori Upland Special O/U




General Info: Garrett Mikrut is married with a beautiful daughter.  He lives in the Twin Cities and escapes to the Northwoods as much as possible and he’s constantly thinking about hunting!

How you got into hunting: He grew up in a hunting family with German Shorthaired Pointers and he wanted to hunt ever since he can remember.  He remembers always waiting for his dad to come home from the deer shack to see how big his buck was!

Outdoor/North Woods hobbies: First and foremost, Ruffed Grouse hunting! Upland bird hunting, big game hunting (rifle and bow), canoe tripping in the BWCA, being on the lake and whatever else comes his way

Dog: “Stella” and “Surly” – GSP’s

Grouse Gun: 16 gauge Fox Sterlingworth SxS
20 gauge Beretta Onyx O/U