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Geiger’s Counter: A long lost friend

“I was knee deep in a patch of browntop millet wondering if it would mature in time for dove season when I got a startling but pleasant surprise.

“A lone Bobwhite quail, a cock, exploded from the thick cover and rocketed 40 to 50 yards away before lighting. I knew from experience that, as soon as they hit the ground, his tiny legs were churning as he put another 50 or so yards of distance between the two of us.”

Read more by Walter Geiger, editor and publisher of The Herald Gazette and Pike County Journal Reporter, Barnesville, GA as he remembers bobwhites of the past and his bird dog, Molly, HERE.