Hunting in Finland

BLACK GROUSE – Finland´s dense black grouse population

Finland's Black Grouse population is today estimated at 350,000–500,000 pairs. You can find black grouses everywhere in Finland but greater numbers are generally found in Central Finland´s boreal forested areas. You can also combine black grouse hunting with capercaillie, hazelgrouse and fieldfare hunting in Central Finland or with willow grouse in Northern Finland. You can also hear and see black grouse lekking during the hunting season even though the main lek is in the spring time.

  • Hunting Season: Sep 10th - Nov 11th
  • Best season: September - November
  • Hunting: Walking with our without pointing dogs or Finnish spitz
  • Weapon: Shotgun, bow and rifle >22 hornet
  • Target species:

Black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)
Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus)
Hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)
Willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus)

  • Price:

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