Market Gunners Shot from a Punt Gun - The Diana Shooting Club
On March 15, 2016 Don Miescke (83 yrs.old) of Horicon, WI shared his family history and stories from the Horicon Marsh. Don is a hunter, historian of the Horicon area and author of the book "Horicon Marsh History".
Don shares story of Max Miescke's big shot from a punt gun taking over 90 ducks on a moonlit night with one shot. Hunting for the market, these ducks were packed into barrels and shipped by train to east coast restaurants.
History including stories of the fabled Diana Shooting club which started in 1880 on the Herman Miescke property located on the west side of the Marsh.