Pheasant Suicide

Pheasant Suicide

Mar 11, 2014

  Happened upon this scene around sunset tonight.  Hard to tell if this rooster is wondering where in the world to tuck in for the night; or if he’s contemplating just ending it all by standing on the blacktop until the next high speed grain hauler comes roaring over the...

Public Food Plots Provide Safe Haven For Wintering Pheasants

Public Food Plots Provide Safe Haven For Wintering Pheasants

Mar 4, 2014

We’ve all heard that old adage “In Like A Lion; Out Like A Lamb”.  It refers to the month of March.  This year, March made its dramatic entrance from the Lion side of the stage — complete with roaring winds, drifting snow, and subzero temperatures.  Not exactly what any of us, including Iowa wildlife, needed for an official kickoff to the new...

Pheasant’s Last Kick

Pheasant’s Last Kick

Mar 1, 2014

  It was my turn to cook — So for last night’s dinner, I decided to fix a ‘standard batch’ of Kung Pao Pheasant.  Just about the time everything was ready, I discovered a lone thigh hiding behind a group of oranges.  Don’t know how it ended up there, but I decided to teach that fugitive leg a lesson.  Tossing the thigh...