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Unread 09-06-2023, 05:34 PM   #1
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My son Jason enjoyed a beautiful day today, scored a double on the Blue’s. One flush, two birds.
He didn’t ask to use a Parker, just likes carrying the lightweight Deluxe Ithaca 20 gauge. There were more grouse available, Jason felt two birds were sufficient.
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Unread 09-06-2023, 08:56 PM   #2
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Great photos and nothing wrong with a classic pump like that Ithaca 20!
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Beautiful!! My favorite pump is the Ithaca!
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The Idaho Fish and Game now calls them Dusky Grouse. Always blue grouse to me. Nice he stopped at two to save some for another day. Thanks for the post.
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Great pictures and great country. I shot Sage Grouse near Craig, CO in 1970 and on my way back to Lowry AFB I got some forest grouse in the mountains.

In my youth the Washington State Game Department listed the forest grouse as Blue, Ruffed & Franklin. Franklin has now become Spruce and the Blue divided into Dusky & Sooty.
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great guns those ithaca s..........charlie
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