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Brad Boulware walks the first field of the new pheasant season.
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A rooster pheasant flies from hunters in a field in Scott County.
Mason, a schnauzer, enjoyed hunting pheasants on Saturday, and found two of the roosters shot by hunters.
Dogs bust loose from the pheasant hunters bus.
Brett Eisenhour checks a pheasant he shot Saturday morning.
Remi, Brad Boulware's Lab, chases a wounded rooster.
Maggie, left, and Remi, rush to fetch the first pheasant shot on Saturday's opening of the season.
The pheasant hunting bus has a combination shotgun/cell phone rack.
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Hunters Ron Kershner, front, and Brett Eisenhour head to the bus after each taking a pheasant in Scott County on Saturday's opening day.
Hunters Ron Kershner, left, and Brett Eisenhour head to the bus after each taking a pheasant in Scott County on Saturday's opening day.
Seven hunters and five dogs head to the bus they use for pheasant hunts.
A rare sight Saturday morningÉ.pheasant hunters heading to a new field in Scott County.
Hunters work a field in Scott County for pheasants, and found more on opening day than expected.
A rooster pheasant falling from shots on Saturday's opening of pheasant season.
Maggie, a Lab owned by the Hoeme family, kicks up dust as she fetches a pheasant.
Stacy Hoeme, of Scott City, takes a few minutes to pet Maggie after a nice retrieve.
Zippy, a yellow Lab owned by Ron Kershner fetches a bird.
A rooster pheasant, left, and a hen flies from hunters in a field in Scott County.
Brett Eisenhour shot this rooster in a field of kochi a.
A gas station in Healy welcomes hunters to a Saturday morning breakfast.
A mule deer buck runs across the prairie.
Brad Boulware traveling from field to field in an old school bus customized for pheasant hunts.
Hunters traveling from field to field in an old school bus customized for pheasant hunts.
Brad Boulware and his Lab, Remi, wait for other hunters to walk a field.
Ron Kershner, of Scott City, was the official driver of the bus.
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