LATE-SEA­SON PHEAS­ANTS sur­vive by turn­ing into track ath­letes. But a few tricks will put them on the wing, and in your game bag.

Outdoor Life - - GEAR - BY BRIAN RUZZO

By late sea­son, the dumb pheas­ants are dead. The sur­vivors have learned that if they run in­stead of fly­ing, they can evade dogs and hunters. These es­cape artists often squirt out of cover be­fore you even see them. But South Dakota guide Den­nis Foster (dakota pheas­ant­ has a few tips that will even the play­ing field and help you put more of these ground­pounders in your bag this year.

Pheas­ant hunters show off a dou­ble limit of Texas roost­ers.

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