Finding pheasants tougher this year
By Sam Cook
MADISON, Minn. -- We knew what we were up against when we heard the neighboring farmer's report after picking 72 acres of corn.
"I picked the whole South Farm," Stan Patzer had said, "and I didn't see one pheasant."
Gary Larson and I were at his family's farm near Madison for a delayed pheasant opener. Each of us had other obligations on the Oct. 15 opener, but we had come west to hunt Sunday and part of Monday.
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