Sunday, December 10th, 2023

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Sunday, December 10th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Born to duck hunt: At 71, passion for following the flock still runs deep for Iowa’s Greg Drees

A three-person limit of late season greenheads taken on the Missouri River. (Contributed photo)
A diehard duck hunter is a breed of its own. After all, who would be excited about waking at 3 a.m., facing below freezing temperatures, battling strong northwest winds that drop the wind chill to the teens to below zero? One of those crazy diehard duck hunters hoping that “this weather system” will bring a migration of ducks from up north is 71-year-old Greg Drees of Arnolds Park, Iowa. “Duck hunting is in my blood — introduced to me by my father," said Drees, who grew up in Carroll.
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