Bitterroot Bonanza: The Flying B Does More With More by Terry Wieland

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It’s impossible to say for certain how many birds are shot every year on game farms and preserves. Estimates go as high as 80 per cent of all the game birds taken in the U.S. That includes the two game-farm stalwarts—bobwhite quail and ringneck pheasant—as well as chukars and Hungarian partridge.

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While we might long for the good old days when a lad could pick up a gun, whistle for his dog, and go off quail hunting through the berry patch, those days are long gone and not coming back. To a great extent, the future of upland wingshooting in the U.S. is spelled “p-e-n-r-a-i-s-e-d.”


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