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Challenge of the goose hunt worth the effort

Updated: April 28, 2005, 11:18 AM ET
By Brett Prettyman | Salt Lake Tribune — Jan. 11, 2005

CORINNE, Utah — Shane Henriod places the last of roughly 130 full-body and silhouette goose decoys in a corn-stubble field, climbs into a cement pit smaller than the cab of his truck, cranks his eyes to the skies and waits.

The sun rises, but a reluctant cloud cover keeps Henriod and his companions chilled to something just this side of a bottle of champagne on New Year's Eve.

The geese are close. Henriod can hear them milling about on the ice of a nearby marsh at the Chesapeake ...

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