Not long ago I attended a wonderful hunt and while there, another event surprised me – Girls’ Night Out. Remington Outdoors invited me to a hunt at Kruger Farms, set in Minnesota farm country. I hunt often. I felt grateful for the opportunity to head to a new area to pursue game and test-drive one of Remington’s upcoming releases, along with one firearm that’s already on the market.
Kruger Farms is a private farm on 1,400 acres located in the prairie pothole region of western Minnesota near Starbuck. I stayed in their recently restored 10-bedroom farmhouse. The Starbuck area is composed of rolling hills, cornfields and wetlands, the end product of glacial activity more than 10,000 years ago. It’s a farming community and boasts a population of a few more than 1,200 people.
This excursion provided the opportunity to spend 3 days hunting ducks, geese, pheasant and whitetail deer. That’s a lot of hunting and field-testing to cram into 3 days, right? Well, I’m always up for a challenge, and as Murphy’s Law would have it, delayed flights set back my arrival.
Traveling from Colorado in the winter is always hit or miss. I’ve spent many hours in the Denver International Airport waiting on flights. This journey became one of those journeys. Because of the aforementioned delayed flight, my allotted time at Kruger Farms got shortchanged. I ended up arriving a day late, missing the morning waterfowl hunt.
Not to despair! When I arrived at Kruger Farms …(CLICK HERE to read more)
Mia Anstine is an outdoor writer, licensed outfitter, hunting guide, life coach, keynote speaker, and range safety officer, firearms instructor, and archery instructor. She is the founder of MAC Outdoors and Host of the MAC Outdoors Podcast.
Mia Anstine strives to encourage others to get outside, hunt, fish, shoot, and survive life with others in a positive way.
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