Monday, November 28, 2011
Gotta Love that Sassy!
Today, Monday November 28, Justin met up with Rich and I in Rochester. I showed him one of my all-time best hunting spots in Byron. We flew his bird, Goldie, first. Both our red tailed hawks need to be entered. Goldie did pretty good, a bit stubborn at times, and she furred several bunnies, but didn't bring one to the bag. Justin had a very limited time to fly today, so after awhile she was brought down and had to go home. Instead of further pushing my favorite spot, preserving a few bunnies in there, we went and checked out a new and different place, as recommended by one of Rich's relatives. That spot turned out to not be so good . . . looked good, but we didn't flush anything. Also, Hit Girl is a bit heavier than I wanted her to be today, as I soaked her feet last night for several hours, to help sharpen up her talons which have gotten a bit dull, then let her stay inside the warm mews to dry off, so she didn't burn her calories as much as I would have liked. It was also a bit warmish today, high 30s being "warmish" for Minnesota in late November. I called her down to the lure, and we put her away, and went to hunt down some lunch. After lunch we looked for a place to fly the Harris Hawk.