December 14, 2013 4:20 PM

Pockets of good habitat in Kansas are islands of hope for pheasant, quail hunters

In the midst of one of the most dismal Kansas pheasant seasons in years, Tyson Seirer still sees rays of sun cutting through the gloom. He was looking at it now. As Seirer, a wildlife biologist for Pheasants Forever, waded into a patch of waist-high grass on a remote farm in north-central Kansas, he temporarily forgot the problems the popular gamebirds were experiencing.

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