September 1st marks the season opener for a variety of small game and upland and migratory birds. Wyoming Game and Fish Department spokesman Al Langston says blue grouse are found in most mountain areas throughout the state on both Bureau of Land Management and National Forest lands. Ruffed grouse are found in western Wyoming in the Shoshone, Bridger-Teton, and Targhee national forests. The season is long, ending Nov. 30. The hunting season for sharp-tailed grouse also opens Sept. 1 and the season ends Dec. 31.