Capercaillie and black grouse: 25 August – 31 January.
Best season for hunting with barking dog is 25 August – 31 October (before the snow becomes too deep).
Best time to hunt for capercaillie in winter is January.
Rock and willow grouse: 25 August -15 March.
Best time for hunting rock and willow grouse is in winter:1 February – 15 March.
Hazel grouse: 25 August – 15 November