Interview – Prairie Outdoorsman Radio Show


Last week, as the MN Regional Director for the Ruffed Grouse Society, I joined Brad Strootman, co-host of the Prairie Outdoorsman Radio Show to discuss the upcoming grouse season as well as the plentiful opportunities we have to hunt in Minnesota. My interview was followed by a discussion with Ruffed Grouse Society Biologist, Meadow Kouffeld-Hansen, as she talked about spring/summer breeding conditions and outlook for the 2015 season.

Follow this link to the 8-27-2015 broadcast, the interview starts at the 12:45 mark.

Thanks for reading and listening. It’s officially September now!

Northwood’R:  Nick

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