My dad always looked forward to this day. He had a host of local friends as well as some "city" ones that would come out to the farm for the day. Everyone wanted to go out with him for two reasons. They knew he would know where the birds were (he had a great shot and always got his limit several times). AND they knew they would get to each lunch at our house. Mom was known to be a great cook and that meant a homecooked meal for them! Even if they didn't have much luck, they were winners with or without "game."