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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.

Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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