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PHEASANTS RISING

Oct. 25, 1954
Oct. 25, 1954

Table of Contents
Oct. 25, 1954

Pat On The Back
  • Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines

Soundtrack
Spectacle
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Winning Combination
Weidman's Burden
  • Father Weidman, a larcenous lover of long shots, learns a thing or two from seven-year-old John, to wit: lay your money on the line and let the odds go hang

Under 21
First Scent
A Place To Be
Sporting Look
Motor Sports
Baseball
Acknowledgments
Fisherman's Calendar
Yesterday
  • Red Grange hit Pennsylvania like a tornado, silencing those Eastern skeptics for all time

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

PHEASANTS RISING

Millions of hunters like those shown in color on the following pages are in the field this fall in quest of America's favorite game bird. The season opened Oct. 1 in Maine, does not begin until Nov. 21 in California. J. Baxter Gardner of Hastings, N.Y. (opposite) is having an experience common to most hunters—holding fire when a hen bursts cover. As usual, hens are protected, and as usual there are too many of them.

This is an article from the Oct. 25, 1954 issue Original Layout

The most tense moment in pheasant hunting is shown in this tableau as a cock pheasant goes all out against an autumn sky and the dog breaks point. At this moment the gunners face the supreme test of discipline, for a shot at such short distance would ruin it for the table

The inner reward of good teamwork is written on the happy faces of Fred Armstrong of Anoka, Minn. and his dog after a shooting

PHOTOPETER BARRETTPHOTOJOE COUDERTPHOTOROBERT TRAVERS KEAGLE FROM CAMERA CLIX