Good Day in the Field

Good Day in the Field

Unread postby Nevermoor » Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:02 pm

My friend who is an excellent bird hunter called on Sunday to say he had a crate of 18 chukar partridge that someone gave him and invited me to join him and his pointer Sugar for an afternoon of bird hunting. We waited until after noon time so we didn't mess up any turkey hunters.

It was a pleasant day with a nice breeze, a little too warm for the dog so we had to go slow. We put out the birds in sets then geared up and set the dog to work. Two feisty birds took off for parts unknown as soon as we released them.

Over the next 3 hours we hunted the remaining 16 birds and got 14. One got his freedom when I had a misfire and we never found one that we winged. The dog worked so well. It is neat to see her cast about then fetch up and point with her flanks quivering with excitement.

That was the last bird hunt for this year and it was a perfect end to a nice season.

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Re: Good Day in the Field

Unread postby ol timer » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:01 pm

Nice bird hunt Nevermoor!! Id say that gun on that hunt is pattering just right. That's going to be a good meal. Congrats on a good day.
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Re: Good Day in the Field

Unread postby bigcitybowhunter » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:27 pm

Nice hunt!
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Re: Good Day in the Field

Unread postby Phillyarcher » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:28 pm

Nevermoor,
Looks like a fun day and some good eating.
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Re: Good Day in the Field

Unread postby Thunderchicken » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:37 am

Gene nice job!!
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Re: Good Day in the Field

Unread postby tomcbigbucks » Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:44 am

Nice, looks like fun times and good eats
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