Davis: Goose bumps from cold, from conquest
Jim Druliner takes aim but does not fire a shot as mallard ducks fly just a little too far out of range during a waterfowl hunt near Valley on Friday. He’s surrounded by decoys, including Sillosocks, a kind of decoy he invented himself.
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 12:00 am
I couldn’t sleep. I was too excited about going on my first goose hunt. But by the time I stepped out of the truck into the brutal wind and freezing temperatures near Valley, Neb., I wasn’t sure getting out of my warm bed at 4 a.m. was a wise choice.
My hands and face stung as we scrambled to put out 200 Canada goose decoys before sunrise. I couldn’t wait to get in the blind and out of the wind. We were using a mix of large, plastic decoys and Sillosocks, a decoy invented by Omahan Jim Druliner.
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Saturday, December 7, 2013 12:00 am.