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Snow Goose Gear Rundown: Conservation Season Means Lots of Ammo

White-Hot Barrels on White Geese

Snow Goose Gear Rundown: Conservation Season Means Lots of Ammo

Blow the breaks off and open up during the spring snow goose conservation season. (photo by Dean Pearson)

The dawn broke cloudy and cold in the Alberta pea field. The usual nonsense banter stopped abruptly as a screaming mob of snows and blues, looking like a disturbed nest of hornets, lifted from a distant slough. As they came in, they became a mass of screaming, chattering, cackling white geese that blotted out everything up and down and to both sides. A wall of geese. When Sean Mann shouted, “Now!” we blazed away and so thick were the geese we had time to stuff another shell or two into our three-shot guns for a second volley.

That was then, and this is now. Snow geese are prolific little guys who have literally hatched themselves out of house and home, and so they have...

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