Posts Tagged ‘sandhill crane hunting’

South Plains Sojourn

South Plains Sojourn

  I LOVE THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. Some folks who live there despise it, and I get that. What’s to like about a flat place that smells like cow pies, where blowing dust can find your toothbrush, and where snow can drift as high as your barn…that is, if your barn survived that twister which spun your house off […]


Flat and Windy

Flat and Windy

Oh my golly…it’s 2011. How did that happen? As it has been for the past umpteen years, the Texas Panhandle was the scene of my last hunt and photo shoot of the year. We found manageable weather and scads of birds up in the flat country and I was able to fire quite a few […]


Shoot ‘Em!

Shoot 'Em!

  Last week I traveled to the Texas Panhandle for my annual goose and crane extravaganza with Blackfoot Guide Service. This is one of my favorite hunts, and the 2009 version was one of the best we’ve had in years. For a change, we had normal weather: lows in the 20’s and highs in the […]