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Michigan’s drumming surveys point to average grouse hunt in 2023

According to the data, 2023 drumming counts were up slightly in the Upper Peninsula and down slightly in the northern Lower Peninsula. (Photo by Michael Kensinger)
Grouse hunters should expect average to slightly below average flush rates this fall based on spring drumming surveys, said Adam Bump, the upland gamebird specialist with the Michigan DNR. But Bump acknowledges that he’s got thin data to make that prognostication. “Keep in mind that we didn’t do these surveys for five or six years,” he said. “It’s a little hard to do a direct comparisons without more data points.”
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