Blue and Ruffed Grouse seasons open until Nov. 30 |

Blue and Ruffed Grouse seasons open until Nov. 30

By Don Quilici

The 2004 Nevada Blue Grouse and Ruffed Grouse hunting season opened on Sept. 4 in the following counties: Carson City, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Nye, Washoe and White Pine.

There is a daily limit of 2 and a possession limit of 4.

This season closes on Nov. 30.

Hunting hours are sunrise to sunset daily.

Open to non-residents.

Special Note No. 1: The head or one fully feathered wing must be attached to all blue and ruffed grouse until the carcass reaches the possessor’s residence or a commercial facility for its preservation.

Special Note No. 2: Persons harvesting ruffed grouse in Humboldt County are requested to report the harvest to the Department of Wildlife’s Winnemucca sub-office at 815 East Fourth St., in Winnemucca.

For information, call the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Winnemucca at (775) 623-6565.