March Madness is here! Not just in the basketball sense, but in the world of farming and upland lodge operations too. Before the madness begins Angie and I made a point to soak up some beautiful weather with a sun-filled week in the Florida Keys; more specifically Sunset Key which is part of the 5-star Opal Collection. 75–80-degree temperatures, outstanding meals, amenities, and a perfect time to regenerate before the said-madness begins.
In the farming world March is the time for one last look at equipment prep, ensuring all seed, fertilizer, and crop protection products are on hand, and maintaining a “standby” mode when mother nature gives us the green flag to begin field work. In the lodge operations division, it’s wrapping up confirmed reservations and ensuring shells, clay pigeons, and a multitude of other necessary tangibles are either received or on order. This year we’re expanding our habitat by planting more than 3000 trees across 10 acres; adding to an already busy crop planting schedule.
We realize you’re taking a few days off your busy schedules when you come out and enjoy a South Dakota upland bird hunting experience with us; deserving a much-needed break from your daily mayhem. For those of you who have previously stayed with us, you have enjoyed a relaxing experience after the hunt in our well-appointed Infinity genesis max massage chair. In 2023 the line will be shorter as we’ve added a second massage chair. Leave the madness at home and as always; enjoy your stay with us at TWL!