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Old 12-20-2021, 05:38 PM   #801
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Finally starting to see some white geeseÖ been a tough year thatís for sure tho
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Old 12-20-2021, 06:26 PM   #802
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Congrats! Y'all be bangin them!

Been an unreal couple of weeks thatís for sure. Iím hoping it stays good, itís about time to start looking for the wall hangers!


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Old 12-20-2021, 11:14 PM   #803
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Congrats to everyone! Yíall keep bangin em!

It wasnít fast, and it wasnít pretty, but we squeaked out another 4 man today. Capped it off with a pretty good looking Blue Wing Drake.



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Old 12-21-2021, 06:22 AM   #804
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Giving it a whirl tomorrow AM

Probably another spoonie/teal shoot since that’s all we are seeing but better then having to go to work fist thing!
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Old 12-21-2021, 07:54 AM   #805
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That's a stud bluewing!
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Old 12-22-2021, 08:02 AM   #806
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At least it’s alittle chilly and comfortable in the stand this AM.

That’s all I’ll say about this hunt
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Old 12-22-2021, 09:05 AM   #807
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We shot a teal! We shot a teal!!!!
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Old 12-22-2021, 11:22 AM   #808
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Anyone remember a worse season weather wise? I sure as heck can’t, getting above 80 degrees and it’s Christmas.
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Old 12-22-2021, 08:44 PM   #809
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Hunted yesterday with Will Granbury/Avian Skies. Had a great hunt and got our 5 limits of Cranes. Last bird of the day fell in the blind with us and was still alive and mad. Good times and highly recommended.
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Old 12-22-2021, 08:54 PM   #810
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Me & my son scratched out 4 in the marsh today. Slow slow. No bird movement at all & VERY little shooting in any direction.
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Old 12-22-2021, 08:58 PM   #811
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Crane hunt

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Old 12-22-2021, 09:01 PM   #812
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Thatís the deal. Definitely my favorite hunt and table fare.
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Old 12-22-2021, 09:21 PM   #813
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Hunted yesterday with Will Granbury/Avian Skies. Had a great hunt and got our 5 limits of Cranes. Last bird of the day fell in the blind with us and was still alive and mad. Good times and highly recommended.
I'm sure that was funny seeing guys trying to get out of the blind in a hurry.
What area does he guide in?
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Old 12-22-2021, 09:25 PM   #814
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We shot a teal! We shot a teal!!!!

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I did see a few on one of the tanks I always check when I drive by. But I'm afraid they are going to be gone by this weekend. The other tanks were nada.
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Old 12-22-2021, 10:37 PM   #815
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I think he shot a teal but I'm not totally sure. At least there were 5 birds in Texas. Guess now there's none.
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Old 12-24-2021, 11:02 AM   #816
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Should of had more but the shooting went downhill as the morning progressed.
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Old 12-24-2021, 11:13 AM   #817
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congrats notox
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Old 12-24-2021, 11:35 AM   #818
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Nice haul No-Tox!



Went to feed the deer yesterday afternoon, and that same tank (3/4 acre) had over a hundert birds on it. Mostly divers. They thinned out a little on the way back home. Saw another 1 acre tank I watch, with a group of 50 on it. First time I've seen birds on it this year.
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Old 12-24-2021, 09:48 PM   #819
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Man, it's really slowed down here since split.

I'm supposed to be getting access to a soil conservation lake near my new place. Hopefully that saves the season!

And my boat should be back rolling soon. So maybe find some in the river or W lake.

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Old 12-25-2021, 11:29 AM   #820
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Had a flock of gaddy's, mallards, and woodys fly into the pond 15 min before shooting light. 1 min before shooting light they all took off FML it was maybe 15ish birds. Managed to get a gadwall and woody drake.

Anyone know of a place I can get my woody mounted? I live in Round Rock.
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Old 12-25-2021, 10:22 PM   #821
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Had a flock of gaddy's, mallards, and woodys fly into the pond 15 min before shooting light. 1 min before shooting light they all took off FML it was maybe 15ish birds. Managed to get a gadwall and woody drake.

Anyone know of a place I can get my woody mounted? I live in Round Rock.

Lowell Shapley in Somerville. Goes by gulf coast waterfowl I believe. Absolute artist with wood ducks.


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Old 12-26-2021, 10:50 AM   #822
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Had a flock of gaddy's, mallards, and woodys fly into the pond 15 min before shooting light. 1 min before shooting light they all took off FML it was maybe 15ish birds. Managed to get a gadwall and woody drake.

Anyone know of a place I can get my woody mounted? I live in Round Rock.
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Old 12-26-2021, 10:50 AM   #823
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Lowell Shapley in Somerville. Goes by gulf coast waterfowl I believe. Absolute artist with wood ducks.


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Thanks ill check him out.
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Old 12-26-2021, 10:54 AM   #824
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6 wood ducks this morning. They kept dropping in the first 30 minutes. Not another type of duck seen. Long warm week forecast so probably not any new birds for a while. Son had a great time.

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Old 12-26-2021, 10:56 AM   #825
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Thanks ill check him out.


He did my wifeís wood duck last year. Havenít seen anybody do wood ducks better than him.


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Old 12-26-2021, 10:57 AM   #826
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Yep - mine looks similar to that one
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Old 12-26-2021, 11:53 AM   #827
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Felt like teal season this morning but I ain’t complaining, it was fun.
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Old 12-26-2021, 02:55 PM   #828
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Felt like teal season this morning but I ainít complaining, it was fun.
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Congrats Donnie! Great hunt!
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Old 12-26-2021, 02:56 PM   #829
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Slow for me & the son today. 3 birds & didn't see 20 total.
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Old 12-26-2021, 03:50 PM   #830
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Congrats Donnie! Great hunt!
Thanks David, teal saved the day. Only saw 5 big ducks in the sky, crazy for this time of year.
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Old 12-26-2021, 04:11 PM   #831
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Shot a 3 man this am was a grind tho
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Old 12-27-2021, 12:24 PM   #832
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6 wood ducks this morning. They kept dropping in the first 30 minutes. Not another type of duck seen. Long warm week forecast so probably not any new birds for a while. Son had a great time.

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Old 12-27-2021, 12:55 PM   #833
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For the retriever fans, I've got a Bullydog Field Blind in the classifieds for sale. Very lightly used, in very good condition. I'm on my last pup. And she is 14 yoa in Jan.
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Old 12-27-2021, 05:27 PM   #834
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Well with duck hunting sucking this year and combine that with being bored at the house i decided to do a little DIY crane silhouette project. Hoping to find some birds and put them to the test.
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Old 12-28-2021, 12:07 PM   #835
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Well with duck hunting sucking this year and combine that with being bored at the house i decided to do a little DIY crane silhouette project. Hoping to find some birds and put them to the test.
Tomorrow we test them. Made a few dozen.
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Old 12-28-2021, 12:14 PM   #836
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Tomorrow we test them. Made a few dozen.

Those look great! What material did you use? I've been thinking about making some for a good while.
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Old 12-28-2021, 12:51 PM   #837
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Corrugated plastic. I was able to get 6-7 decoys per sheet depending on the position of the decoy.
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Old 12-28-2021, 12:55 PM   #838
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Those look good! You gonna stand em up off the ground a ways or have em all ground level? Shooting cranes is fun!!
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Old 12-28-2021, 02:36 PM   #839
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Those look good! You gonna stand em up off the ground a ways or have em all ground level? Shooting cranes is fun!!
Itís hard to tell from the pic but they are about 18Ē off the ground
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Old 12-29-2021, 12:00 PM   #840
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Awesome morning in Central CA. 2 man limit by 9 am.





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Old 12-29-2021, 12:28 PM   #841
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Checked the tanks on my way for evening deer hunt yesterday. Saw two small groups on one tank. The other tanks, nada. I hope this weekend's cooler weather brings some back down here.
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Old 12-29-2021, 03:45 PM   #842
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Hopefully lined up one more Oklahoma trip up in a couple weeks! I like those easy hunts!
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Old 12-29-2021, 07:14 PM   #843
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Hunted poc this morning , no birds down there not even redheads !
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Old 12-30-2021, 08:26 AM   #844
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Hunted poc this morning , no birds down there not even redheads !

Same. I fished yesterday morning and hunted yesterday afternoon. Never seen so few ducks down here and Iíve been hunting here for 40 years.


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Old 12-30-2021, 11:07 AM   #845
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Smashed them today with Cajun Ginger.

Fell short of a 2 man by 2.Pin tail, mallard, cans, and teal.

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Old 12-30-2021, 11:27 AM   #846
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Smashed them today with Cajun Ginger.

Fell short of a 2 man by 2.Pin tail, mallard, cans, and teal.

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Old 12-30-2021, 12:36 PM   #847
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Been duck hunting for 50+ years and never even seen a can while I was hunting. It's on my bucket list.
We were covered in them. Had 6 more flocks land in decoys and couldn't shoot. Already had our limit.

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Old 12-30-2021, 12:39 PM   #848
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Got 5 teal at my place in young county today. Not seeing near the normal numbers of birds on ponds.
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Old 12-30-2021, 02:17 PM   #849
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I only saw one pond of 4, with ducks today. But it was covered!
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Old 12-30-2021, 04:48 PM   #850
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Same. I fished yesterday morning and hunted yesterday afternoon. Never seen so few ducks down here and Iíve been hunting here for 40 years.


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