Time well spent. Our group of four shot 7294 birds over four days worth of shooting. I ended up shooting 68% and shooting 2089 birds and 123 boxes of shells. My shoulder was glad we used 20 gauges!
the entrance to our lodge, El Palomar
our bunkhouse, not sure who the lady above the door is, but she seemed to bring us luck.
the grounds and it's two resident retired hunting dogs.
the lounge area, lots of dirty jokes and stories about the good ol days got dished here.
the main dining room, and scene of me putting on about 10 lbs.
the outdoor chill spot, complete with cauldron/fire pit.
typical lunch fare.
when it wasn't raining, we'd enjoy a meal outside.
my field guide, Leo, saying 'queso'.
halfway through a typical shoot.
when I needed a smoke break, I'd let Leo pop a couple.
my pops showing me how it's done.
here's my brother gettin his.
a little action shot.
another of my pops.
these bad boys were everywhere.
sometimes they scrapped over the feast.
an ice cold Izenbeck and a post shoot chill session.
our host Oscar helped us get two limits of perdiz in about two hours.
all three Clark boys had a hell of a time.
the old-timers enjoying a cold one before the long journey home.
Sorry folks, park's closed...