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Driftwood Outdoors: Worth all the hassle

Driftwood Outdoors: Worth all the hassle

Luck of the draw can sometimes go the wrong way

December 4th, 2011 by Brandon Butler, columnist, outdoors@newstribune.com in News

Waking up at 2 a.m. is a struggle. But that's only the first hurdle in the process of drawing a "poor-line" duck hunting spot at Grand Pass Conservation Area.

Driving an hour (for me), standing in line to draw, praying for a low pill and waiting to see if you make the cut all takes place before you find out if you're going hunting or going home. Draw low and you're in. Draw high and head home.

Can all this possibly be worth it? You bet it is.

Grand Pass Conservation Area is located northwest of ....