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Remy, the author's German wirehaired pointer, plays keep away with a dead muskrat during a recent spring snow goose hunt in North Dakota. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer

Open Season: There is no goose hunting like snow goose hunting

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Face down in a muddy, soggy corn field, I contemplate our sanity for a lengthy amount of time.

More than 100 yards ahead of us are tens of thousands of pairs of eyes, attached to tens of thousands of wary, nervous, flighty snow geese.


We are surrounded by the feathered abominations. To the south is a group of feeding geese that play hop-scotch, dozens of birds at a time, as they jumped airborne from the back to the front of the flock.

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