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Sportsmen Since 1967

Spring snow goose migration offers sight to behold, hunting to savor

“The hide is everything in snow goose hunting,” says hunting guide Matt Ginter. “You have to get it right.” Whether you’re in or outside the decoys, you have to blend in with your natural environment when hunting huge flocks. (Stock photo by John LaMere)

Roughly 25 years ago, during the first or second year of the special spring snow goose season, I was sitting at my desk at the Aberdeen American News, a daily newspaper in eastern South Dakota.
It was a sunny day in late March, and a visitor had arrived and wanted to chat. He wasn’t an angry reader but a budding British author named William Fiennes, the distant cousin, I would later learn, of acclaimed actors Ralph Fiennes and Joesph Fiennes.

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