The FLUSHEM-N-CRUSHEM new team takes 1st Place, following the 56th Annual One Box Pheasant Hunt in Broken Bow, NE. Team captain, Bert Kirkpatrick (Broken Bow, NE) shares the victory with teammates, Chet Kirkpatrick (Hastings, NE), Joel Richardson (Stratton, NE), John Webster (North Platte, NE), and Richard Aupperle (North Platte, NE). With one box of shells, this five-member team scored 65 POINTS shooting 13 pheasants to take first place. Local guides Bob Allen and Mike Bell, dog handler Jeff White, and scorekeeper Brett Kirkpatrick share the glory. The NEBRAS-TEX team came in second with 50 POINTS and ROCK CREEK FARMS came in third also with 50 POINTS. This close tie was broken by the most successful time.
The 56th One Box Pheasant Hunt featured seven new teams and 32 past shooters. Fundraisers, award banquets, and social events were held at the Cobblestone Hotel and Nebraska One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow, NE. Many competitors traveled from out of state for this adventure of a lifetime and special guest Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was in attendance for the Friday evening banquet and festivities.
Please download the complete press release and high resolution new team photographs below. Event photographs are also available via Shutterfly.