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Monday, February 28th, 2011

We had hunters in today, yes, we are still chasing pheasants. The weather is moderating, snow is settling. The deer are still yarded up. We saw a few geese today. We had not seen any for quite a while.   We are going to our local sport show on March 11,12 and 13th. It is in the […]

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

We had a great hunt today. Our dog Kolbi was on top of her game today! It was cold with +/- 6 inches of fresh snow. We had sunshine while we were hunting.  The senting conditions were great and Kolbi made some retrieves and finds we will talk about for a long time. We had 4 days […]

Friday, February 4th, 2011

I am ready for Spring!!!   I think all the animals would be tired of all this ice. I know I am. We are seeing some melt today. I just hope this is mostly gone when we start calving at the end of the month. It has been a long time since I had to sharp […]

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Well, we finially had to cover the tomatoes last night!!! Do not know if we can save them. Oh-well….  It was and is extremely cold. The wind chill is in the double digits. All the livestock got extra rations and are in as good of protection as they can get. The deer are yarded up, we  probably have […]

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The day was beautiful, some wind with sifting snow. Cleared road to the cows in the north bottom. The Smith hill is icy.. will take some gravel down tomorrow before I feed. Rhonda and I set out our trail camera the other day. Picked it up yesterday, we had 95 deer pictures! Mostly does, yearlings and […]

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Black Hills Sport Show Update The Black Hills Sport show  is no longer in Feburary. It has a new name and date. It is now the Northern Plains Ultimate Outdoor Expo. and the dates are March 11,12 & 13th.  It is still being held at the Rushmore Civic Center in Rapid City, SD. It is […]

Friday, January 14th, 2011

We hunted  pheasants the last two days… good hunters,  good dogs and good weather!! …   Good Times… That is what it is all about.   Lots of deer around the ranch. The bucks are just starting to drop their antlers. We’ll have to keep an eye out for sheds now.  Later Randy

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

The weather has been nice the last few days. Windy, but nice. The snow is settling and some melting. I saw a bald eagle today. Lots of deer. May try to get a few Pics. Later, Randy

Friday, December 31st, 2010

We are having a real South Dakota Blizzard. Wind,low temps and snow. Snow will be piled up by New Year’s day. So we will have some drifts to move. We wish everyone a happy new year. Later Randy

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

We had a great Christmas Day with friends and family here at the ranch. We went for a ranch tour after dinner. We saw lots of deer,eagles, pheasants, sharptails, and a coyote. Checked the horses and mule. We have been  hosting hunters and chasing pheasants daily.   We are still booking hunts for Jan. and the rest of […]