Superior resident achieves first Upland Slam in 2020
November 19, 2020
Payne Ahrens used his job as a farm hand to his advantage before last month's upland bird season opener.
While harvesting corn for his employer, Danny Corman, the Superior man also was scouting for his hunt. This paid off as he found the ground and, on opening morning, Saturday Oct. 31, the birds. As a result, he became the first hunter to complete 2020 Nebraska Upland Slam.
The challenge of the Upland Slam, a partnership among the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, is to harvest a ring-necked pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, greater prairie-chicken and...