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Monthly Archive for April, 2008

Opening day in South Dakota is a big deal. Real big. Thousands of hunters from around the world flood into Sioux Falls on packed flights. Families and friends come together for the weekend. Guys in camo flock to Cabelas’ store in Mitchell like birds to spilled grain. It’s easy to understand why. The number of […]

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Check out this article from the 4/17 New York Times: Prairie Birds Flirt, and a Town Livens Up It’s about a town in Missouri that’s being revitalized by the spring rituals of the local population of prairie chickens. It just goes to show how much people will pay to appreciate wildlife, and how important this […]

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Amoskeag Auction Company in Manchester, NH, held their 64th auction on Saturday, March 29. The fast-paced sale started at 10 am. By 6:15, they had moved through 1200+ lots. A number of nice British and American double shotguns were auctioned off, including the guns below: a 28g Greener hammergun, a .410 Watson, and a minty […]

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Wow– what a great weekend. I ran my English Pointer for about 2.5 hours up around Portland, Maine and we moved 12-15 woodcock and a grouse. I’m tuning Puck up for a Cover Trial in May. This is going to be our first field trial and I’m pretty excited about it. It was gray, dreary, […]

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