Gone pheasant hunting

Recently spent a morning following a group of hunters go pheasant at a nearby hunting lodge for our Life/Outdoor page.

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From left; Dan Holbrook, Jesse Henderson, Jeff Temple and John Ferszt ride inside the truck to the next location as Dave Vireck rides outside the back of the truck during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
From left; Dan Holbrook, Jesse Henderson, Jeff Temple and John Ferszt ride inside the truck to the next location as Dave Vireck rides outside the back of the truck during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
The hunters make their way through the CRP during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
The hunters make their way through the CRP during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A rooster flies overhead during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A rooster flies overhead during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A group of roosters run down a line of corn as the hunters tried to flush them out during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A group of roosters run down a line of corn as the hunters tried to flush them out during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Terry Erwin loads his shotgun during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Terry Erwin loads his shotgun during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Terry Erwin, of St. Louis, Mo. shoots down a rooster pheasant as he and his friends took part in a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Terry Erwin, of St. Louis, Mo. shoots down a rooster pheasant as he and his friends took part in a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A pheasant falls to the ground after being hit during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A pheasant falls to the ground after being hit during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Jack , one of the Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge dogs, brings a pheasant back during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Jack , one of the Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge dogs, brings a pheasant back during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
From left, Andy Sehr, Jesse Henderson, Dan Holbrook, Dave Sehr and Jeff Temple gather around their first trip through a field of corn hitting 13 pheasants on that run during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
From left, Andy Sehr, Jesse Henderson, Dan Holbrook, Dave Sehr and Jeff Temple gather around their first trip through a field of corn hitting 13 pheasants on that run during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A group of roosters are piled on the ground during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
A group of roosters are piled on the ground during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Dan Holbrook, left, Todd Worrell, center, and Terry Erwin load up the pheasants into their basket after their first run through a field of corn during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Dan Holbrook, left, Todd Worrell, center, and Terry Erwin load up the pheasants into their basket after their first run through a field of corn during a hunting trip at Firesteel Creek Hunting Lodge off HWY 281 on Tuesday morning near Plankinton. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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