Fowled Reality met up with goose calling champion Mike Smothers and some of his buddies for the last weekend of the regular goose season in Southern Illinois. The combination of a phenomenal setup and great conditions help the guys put down 22 snow geese, specklebellies, and canada geese in a day and half. Stay tuned to http://www.FOWLEDREALITY.com this spring for the full length episode!
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