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Had the dog out tonight for one last preseason primer. We got into some Reed Canary Grass (also heard it referred to as cut grass or rice cut grass). As I'm sure most of you will agree, the stuff is not only extremely tiring on the hunter but also the dog, especially when it begins to lay over. Whats your experience with pheasants in the stuff? I've never found many in it as I think even they have a hard time mocing through it. Is it acceptable to pass over these patches (especially early on) or does it hold birds?

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If we are talking about the same stuff I think it is not at all good at the beginning of the year. However, it can be extremely good after a fresh snowfall. When it is knocked over it forms multiple layers that birds can burrow under for protection, and they hold really tight.

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I agree! I hate that stuff! It seems to be around the perimter of cattail sloughs and in low ground, right? Ive had the same experience, good after a fresh snow or sometimes its good during the rain. Its tough for the dogs to follow birds in it too. I just hate walking through it. Good or bad, NO THANKS is my opinion. Hunting is supposed to be fun smile

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Good ground cover as well as provides a great nesting habitat for them. the downside is that when it snows thats where they go to hid from the wind, rain and snow. this is where they get caught and coyotes pick them like fish in a barrel, they will use the stuff but for hunting not as great as it might seem.

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