You hear the honkers off in the distance. Your guide directs your attention above a distant hardwood bush. You see them; an impressive flock of Canada’s.
Your guide instructs you to get ready. As they get closer he makes a few calls to call their attention to the tasty feed your way. The flock fixes their course on your corn field. They see the full spread of decoys. You hunker down in your Final Approach layout blind and tighten you grip on your favourite 12 gauge. Your guide increases the urgency of his call. The geese circle your field, working the winds. They are close.
“Wait. Not yet. Let them come in closer.”
Their wings are beating directly above you. Your heart is in your throat. They sound as though you could reach out and touch them.
Your guide shouts ”TAKE ‘EM!!”.
You whip back the doors of your layout blind, target your goose and take your best shot…