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Seasons 2 Remember - Conversations with a Sportsman

A collection of stories sharing past outdoor experiences, often personal memories of People, Places, Tradition and Adventure.
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Apr 14, 2016

On March 29, 2016 Dick Wanie (80 yrs.old) of Fort Atkinson, WI  shared his memories of growing up on the Horicon Marsh.  Dick is a duck hunter, a historian and author of "Horicon to Koshkonong".

Dick retells the history of Lake Koshkonong and the great numbers of Canvasback that once gathered there.  Years of market hunting and the many hunt clubs that once operated on the lake.  Dick reflects on the special connection of taking your children hunting and into the outdoors, memories created with his son Matt that he will never forget.

Apr 14, 2016

On March 29, 2016 Dick Wanie (80 yrs.old) of Fort Atkinson, WI  shared his memories of growing up on the Horicon Marsh.  Dick is a duck hunter, a historian and author of "Horicon to Koshkonong".

The most important part of the hunt is having a good hunting partner to share the experience. Dick shares a lifetime of hunting memories on the marsh, fondly recalling early hunts beginning when he was in the 8th grade.

Apr 14, 2016

On March 29, 2016 Dick Wanie (80 yrs.old) of Fort Atkinson, WI  shared his memories of growing up on the Horicon Marsh.  Dick is a duck hunter, a historian and author of "Horicon to Koshkonong".

Dick shares memories of his first duck hunt, experiences jump shooting or "punching the bog" and missing the first day of basketball practice for another chance to hunt ducks on the marsh.

Apr 14, 2016

On March 29, 2016 Dick Wanie (80 yrs.old) of Fort Atkinson, WI  shared his memories of growing up on the Horicon Marsh.  Dick is a duck hunter, a historian and author of "Horicon to Koshkonong".

Describes his father, Barney Wanie as a "common sense" game warden.

Shares stories of a last sharptail grouse hunt for two soldiers before their afternoon train left taking them to the Korean War.

Apr 14, 2016

On March 29, 2016 Dick Wanie (80 yrs.old) of Fort Atkinson, WI  shared his memories of growing up on the Horicon Marsh.  Dick is a duck hunter, a historian and author of "Horicon to Koshkonong".

His father Barney Wanie was a game warden and rough fish manager for over 30 years at Horicon. Dick also recalls stories of Curley Radke, a man who organized and championed the restoration of the Horicon Marsh.

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