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When quail don't fly

HUNTING -- I was pretty confident going into today's hunt.  I had a shotgun and an English setter that covers real estate like the wind.

But the valley quail didn't fly.

Instead, they challenged us to a footrace through the Lincoln County sagebrush.

The birds won, by a mile.

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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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