A rooster pheasant in the North Dakota snow, provided by Craig Birhle of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Forum Communications Co.
Pheasant numbers will depend on spring weather and continued help
Pheasants are hardier than they let on to be.
Though this winter, that tenacity has been put to the test as forces of nature have made things quite dicey.
"It's been tough on them and I don't think it's a surprise to everyone," said Scott Roemhildt, the Southern Minnesota field representative for Pheasants Forever.
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