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Upland Game Bird Harvest Stumpers
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Hunting
This news release was archived on Friday, September 13, 2013

Here's some info for the upland game bird history buff and some trivia you can use in hunting camp.
 

Upland Game Bird
Long-term Average Harvest
2010
Estimated Harvest
2011
Estimated Harvest
2012
Estimated Harvest
Pheasant
130,800
104,200
94,800
100,100
Sharp-tailed Grouse
53,500
52,400
44,700
45,700
Sage-grouse
7,700
3,200
3,200
2,800
Gray Partridge
46,100
39,100
27,200
30,100
Dusky (Blue) Grouse
18,600
14,000
15,600
16,100
Ruffed Grouse
25,500
20,600
22,000
25,500
Spruce (Franklin's) Grouse
4,700
4,000
5,200
6,200