Late-season birds survive by turning into track athletes. But a few tricks will put them on the wing and in your game bag.
By late season, the dumb pheasants are dead. The survivors have learned that if they run instead of flying, they can evade dogs and hunters. These escape artists often squirt out of cover before you even see them. But South Dakota guide Dennis Foster (dakotapheasantguide.com) has a few tips that will even the playing field and help you put more of these ground-pounders in your bag this year.