Sport: Tolling Ducks

Before dawn one day last week, a hunting party of five men sloshed through the rain-soaked woods of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia with their two Little River duck dogs, Dusty and Tootsie. At the rocky shore of Lake Mestock the party divided, settled down to wait in their spruce and fern blinds on opposite sides of the lake. They didn't have to wait long. Just after 8 o'clock a flock of nearly 200 ducks circled over the lake and landed on the water some 1,000 yards off the west shore.

Caught by the Tail. One of the hunters promptly tossed a small...

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