Checking my shotgun through was pretty easy and TSA was actually polite.
I did, however, smash the living hell out of my finger while putting my borrowed Stoeger Industries M3500 Shotgun back in my case.
Please note that this was in no way Stoeger Industries' fault.
Rather it was simple stupidity on my part.
And there's plenty more where that came from!
My finger started feeling a lot better halfway through this Bloody Mary.
What the hell?!
It was $15!
It better cure cancer along with finger pain for that price!
I was met at the Rapid City Airport by the lovely and talented Global Media & Public Relations Director Department of Tourism Katlyn Richter.
She was kind enough to take me to lunch and give me a ride to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
It was a gorgeous drive and the landscape absolutely breathtaking.
We reached Pine Ridge Indian Reservation late in the afternoon.
There, I met my guide Lance Christensen.
When I asked about the turkey situation on the reservation, he showed me the following videos which he filmed last week.
I get the feeling that this is gonna be a great hunt!