Monday, December 13, 2010
2010 Waterfowling Season: Collection of images
A young Adirondac Hocus Pocus, "Pokey"
Pokey waiting to retrieve
Charlie Durant and Adirondac Rusty Jason CD, MH, WCX, CCA, VC
Adirondac Rusty Jason CD, MH, WCX, CCA, VC
Jim Lyon and Adirondac Tea for Two, WC **, after a successful swamp hunt
Me and Tea
Adirondac Rusty Jason after a long morning hunting birds on the St. Lawrence River
Rusty and Charlie Durant
Charlie Durant, Issac and Rusty
Ben Nightengale with a ice-covered whistler decoy
Charlie Durant, Rusty, Issac and Ben Nightengale after a hunt on the St. Lawrence River
Master Hunter, Adirondac Rusty Jason
Issac, a handsome chocolate lab owned by Charlie Durant
Nature's Pillow - Rusty taking advantage of a well-placed tree limb while hunting in mid-December, sub-zero temperatures on the St. Lawrence River
Preparing for the final day of the 2010 waterfowling season toast
Dead mallards and breaded walleye fillets. Ben Nightengale performing on-site chef duties on the last day of the 2010 upstate NY waterfowling season. It doesn't get ANY better than this!
Charlie Durant's Rusty taking advantage of comfortable seating. Charlie Durant and my golden girl, Squirt, looks on.
Is there any other meal you would want on the last day of duck season?
My 10 year old golden girl, Emme (AKA - Squirt, The Dude and Square Pants) during the last day of waterfowling 2010. She's got more spunk than hunting retrievers half her age!
Fried walleye and dead mallards
Ten year old Squirt retrieving a crippled mallard during the last day of waterfowling season in upstate NY on the St. Lawrence River, December 11, 2010.
Ben Nightengale and Charlie Durant preparing to chow down on fried walleye
Charlie Durant and Adirondac Rusty Jason after the final day of waterfowling on the St. Lawrence River in upstate NY, December 11, 2010. 18 birds - 5 species (mallard, black, widgeon, goldeneye, and bufflehead.
Ben Nightengale following the final day hunt on the St. Lawrence River
Me and Squirt