Oct. 28, 2009 - Veterans' Hunt

Volunteers on the veterans' pheasant hunt prepare to head out to a new location Saturday afternoon, Oct. 24.

Jack Gill, of Sioux Falls, keeps an eye on the sky as volunteers push pheasants toward his location Saturday afternoon, Oct. 24.

Charles Gauker, of Yankton, an official with Pheasants Forever, observes the hunt last weekend. Gauker praised the hunt, which is sponsored yearly by Rames-Bender Post 152 American Legion.

Steve Thompson, right, talks with Mack Lloyd as they wait for shots during the veterans' hunt last weekend.

Gary Jones, of St. David, Ariz., keeps an eye out for birds with his dog Shad Saturday afternoon, Oct. 24.

Dozens of volunteers turned out for the event, which is now in its second year. After the hunt, the group met at the Legion Hall in Menno for food and relaxation.