Visits

The 2016 Grain Belt Classic …. A Huge Success …. A once in a Lifetime Auction …

November 18, 2016
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The 2016 Grain Belt Classic …. A Huge Success …. A once in a Lifetime Auction …

Submitted by Tom Fremont MIDNIGHTBLUELOFTS@gmail.com Midnight Blue Lofts Perhaps the significant and key words that come to my mind in describing the 2016 Grain Belt Classic Race are … Hospitality, Graciousness, and Class. The Guys and Gals from the Omaha Racing Pigeon Association invite you into their lives and homes like you are family....

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Visit with Manny Rodriquez – Gallo Loft

July 20, 2016
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Visit with Manny Rodriquez – Gallo Loft

In March, I had an opportunity to visit a few fanciers in the Spring Hill, Florida area. One of the fanciers I visited was Manny Rodriquez flying under the banner of Gallo Loft. Manny was home when I called and a few minutes later I was standing in his driveway. Manny met me there...

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Blue Velvet- Breeder of Winners!

June 9, 2016
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Blue Velvet- Breeder of Winners!

During my visit to California recently, I had lunch with Greg McKnight and he mentioned a bird he bred named “Blue Velvet” and that she had bred a few good ones for him. I know that Greg and his racing partner, Dick Mellinger, scored in few one loft races (OLR) last year, and only...

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Visit to JEDD’s

June 1, 2016
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Visit to JEDD’s

I always make a point to visit JEDD’s when I’m in the area because it has a huge selection where you can find just about everything you could or would want for your pigeons. There are always fanciers in the store and I’ve picked up a trick or two from my numerous conversations there....

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The Flamingo International Challenge – the Race to Win!

May 24, 2016
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The Flamingo International Challenge – the Race to Win!

I had the pleasure of meeting John Gallagher on a recent visit to Spring Hill, Florida. I had an opportunity to visit his private lofts and of course, the Flamingo International Challenge (www.flamingoic.com) race loft in Brooksville. The meeting with John was arranged by his friend, the well-known auctioneer, Charlie Barbiere one of John’s best friends....

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Visit with Ryan Jones – Utah

February 20, 2015
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Visit with Ryan Jones – Utah

I had an opportunity to sneak in a short visit with Ryan Jones, the less famous and least attractive of the Jones Boys Loft Duo, February 19, 2015 at his house in Riverton, Utah. I found Ryan working in the back yard on his new Young Bird loft, he is a handler in the...

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Visit to the American Pigeon Museum and Library

January 6, 2015
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Visit to the American Pigeon Museum and Library

My wife Emy and I decided this year instead of flying to California for the holidays that we should drive and see some of the country. Always up for an adventure we left our home in Washington, D.C. on December 20 taking Interstate 40 West which took us through Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma City...

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Visit with Larry Tomlin; Lamppost Loft

September 1, 2014
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Visit with Larry Tomlin; Lamppost Loft

The second week of August I had an opportunity to visit Larry Tomlin, Lamppost Loft, seeing that he bred me a super hen last year I jumped at the chance. Larry owns and runs his own successful business and somehow has time to fly pigeons. Larry is one of the busiest guys I know,...

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White Pigeons on Clements Road

July 10, 2014
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White Pigeons on Clements Road

I grew up in the wilds of Montana, not far from the confluences of the Bitterroot and Clark Fork Rivers where Lewis and Clark made the decision and rightly so that they should cross the mountains rather than continue to follow the river to the Pacific Northwest. My home town, Missoula, is known as...

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What Happens in Vegas….is Good!

July 7, 2014
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What Happens in Vegas….is Good!

I had the pleasure of attending the 2013 Tournament of Champions One Loft Pigeon Racing (TOC) in fabulous Las Vegas, February 20 -22 run by the very capable long time Vegas champion Hector Vancheri. The weather in Las Vegas in February is about as perfect as you can get. I’ve worked a lot in...

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