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Why You Should Head North to Hunt Sandhill Cranes

Photo by Jim Saubier Crane Wreck: Among the decoy spread, a hunter shows off a ­sandhill crane. Across the field, Max Coch­ran spots a flock of sandhill cranes curving toward the blind and waves us down frantically, as if the whole hunt hinges on this pass. He begins to call—a patient, rolling purr. The flock flickers past overhead, cants, circles once more, then descends all at once.
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