4:00 pm Thursday to Friday mid-morning, self-drive to and from Winema Lodge, 5215 Hill Rd, Tulelake, CA
You will experience the motto of the Winema Lodge (see www.winemalodge.com ), “Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends” with our new overnight experience based out of this historic locale. Arrive by car by 4 pm on Thursday, meet your Lodge host Verna Herman, and get settled into your room.Enjoy your pre-ordered dinner and BYO drinks.Then there will be an informal conversation on the role of hunters in conservation with Kent Barnes,Wildlife Biologist with the Yurok Tribe. Before dawn, fill up on your pre-ordered breakfast and you will be picked up by expert duck callers Jim Szemenyei and Phil Brown of Wild Times Outfitters. They will drive you by van to blinds where they will call in hundreds of ducks and geese. Take photos and video, or simply enjoy the spectacle, as birds fly by at arms-length. Limited to 8. Once you are registered you will receive information on how to make your room and meal reservations at the Winema Lodge.