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Old 08-25-2020, 07:40 AM   #1
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Well guys we are a week away from dove season and 2 and half weeks from teal season.

I'm ready, I've got a lot of PTO to burn up this year and hope to be hunting 3-5 days a week. I hear BWT numbers are up so hopefully we have a good early teal season. I also hear that overall the big ducks did good and we should have an above average duck season.

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Old 08-25-2020, 07:41 AM   #2
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So far it looks like I won’t get out until big duck season. My teal pond has been drained and I haven’t found anywhere else to hunt. I’ll be watching from the sidelines for teal unless I get an invite sommewhere.


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Old 08-25-2020, 08:24 AM   #3
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Never had much luck with Teal Season but I'm ready for the regular season to get here!
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Old 08-25-2020, 08:34 AM   #4
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Ready to roll here! May have to make some adjustments on areas after this storm comes in ,but Lord willing I be rollin!
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Old 08-25-2020, 08:44 AM   #5
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In teal showing up and ready to roll
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Old 08-25-2020, 08:55 AM   #6
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We have tons of ducks around the potholes and lakes here now.
Farmers almanac is predicting a cold snowy winter for us. Usually that means little to no duck season for us and lots of duck down south for you.
Early freeze up will send them right down.
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Old 08-25-2020, 08:56 AM   #7
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Thank god there’s ducks erywhere
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:00 AM   #8
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In. I'll be in the elk woods so might not get into any teal early on but I'll be ready for big duck season.
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:02 AM   #9
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We have tons of ducks around the potholes and lakes here now.
Farmers almanac is predicting a cold snowy winter for us. Usually that means little to no duck season for us and lots of duck down south for you.
Early freeze up will send them right down.

Fo some reason I feel this is going to be a warm dry winter, just a gut feeling.
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:07 AM   #10
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If anyone hunts the coast and need someone to hunt with lmk have a gator tail boat and plenty of deeks
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:09 AM   #11
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If anyone hunts the coast and need someone to hunt with lmk have a gator tail boat and plenty of deeks

What area?


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Old 08-25-2020, 09:11 AM   #12
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Rockport all the way to Baffin just depends on where the birds are
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:19 AM   #13
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Rockport all the way to Baffin just depends on where the birds are

I hunt the lower laguna, I’ll trade you a lower laguna hunt for one of those Baffin trips


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Old 08-25-2020, 09:21 AM   #14
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:31 AM   #15
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Count me in too fellas! I hunt Aransas Pass to Baffin and would be willing to trade trips!


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Old 08-25-2020, 09:36 AM   #16
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Count me in too fellas! I hunt Aransas Pass to Baffin and would be willing to trade trips!


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Old 08-25-2020, 09:36 AM   #17
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Can’t wait for early teal hopefully they show up
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:40 AM   #18
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Ready for teal season... Have already had a buddy call me saying he's been seeing a few here and there. Still waiting on band number 1... hoping this is the year
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:42 AM   #19
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I'm in, but won't be hunting til January then hitting it hard until close.
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:43 AM   #20
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:58 AM   #21
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:13 AM   #22
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Got picked for a duck blind in the wallisville project . Our good friend Laura will probably all but destroy that opportunity...
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:28 AM   #23
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Gearing up. Need to get out all the decoys and clean them up. Have a trip planned for Colorado and another for Kansas. Plus hunting around here.
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:37 AM   #24
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Gearing up. Need to get out all the decoys and clean them up. Have a trip planned for Colorado and another for Kansas. Plus hunting around here.
Are you hunting with a guide in Colorado? Or public land? What part of the state?
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:40 AM   #25
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Are you hunting with a guide in Colorado? Or public land? What part of the state?
No. Private land on the Rio Grande. Also will be chasing grouse too. Kansas will be a mix of private/public for ducks geese and pheasant.

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Old 08-25-2020, 10:41 AM   #26
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Fo some reason I feel this is going to be a warm dry winter, just a gut feeling.
lol As long as the states above us freeze over it can be warm here. Got to find the ice line and hunt south of it. Thats where the mallards will be.
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:45 AM   #27
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Pumped for the season.

Teal season was awesome until Irma came through last year. New pup should be ready Dec 1 also so excited to have her this year.
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:47 AM   #28
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Got picked for a duck blind in the wallisville project . Our good friend Laura will probably all but destroy that opportunity...

What are you trying to say?? Because all I see is your avatar pic
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:51 AM   #29
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^ducks errywhere
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Old 08-25-2020, 12:02 PM   #30
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Gonna do alot of duck hunting this year...it been a while and I'm looking forward to it. Don't think we will have many teal on the lake but will have plenty of divers for regular season.
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Old 08-25-2020, 12:16 PM   #31
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No teal this weekend, but the resident geese look ready to get shot at.
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Old 08-25-2020, 12:26 PM   #32
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No. Private land on the Rio Grande. Also will be chasing grouse too. Kansas will be a mix of private/public for ducks geese and pheasant.

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Cool, what ducks do yall normally shoot?
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Old 08-25-2020, 12:42 PM   #33
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Mallards, widgeon and Canada geese.

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Old 08-25-2020, 01:27 PM   #34
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lol As long as the states above us freeze over it can be warm here. Got to find the ice line and hunt south of it. Thats where the mallards will be.
We've got mallards, wigeons, teal , shovelers, redheads, pintails , canvasbacks, geese and some I forgot just lounging around right now waiting for water holes to dry up.
I bet we don't have a warm dry winter but enjoy yours.

Any of you heading up to elk hunt, or deer, our waterfowl seasons open in some zones Sept. 26 in Wyoming, game bird license is $74.

We've had years in the past that all of our water was frozen before the Oct. opening day. This coming cool front will push our dove out for sure, happens almost every year the day or two before Sept.1.
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Old 08-25-2020, 01:54 PM   #35
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We've got mallards, wigeons, teal , shovelers, redheads, pintails , canvasbacks, geese and some I forgot just lounging around right now waiting for water holes to dry up.
I bet we don't have a warm dry winter but enjoy yours.

Any of you heading up to elk hunt, or deer, our waterfowl seasons open in some zones Sept. 26 in Wyoming, game bird license is $74.

We've had years in the past that all of our water was frozen before the Oct. opening day. This coming cool front will push our dove out for sure, happens almost every year the day or two before Sept.1.
One of these years when I cash in my antelope points my plan is to hunt antelope a few days then chase birds for a few days. Think it would be a really fun trip.
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Old 08-25-2020, 02:10 PM   #36
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Man am i ready to shoot some rice rockets in a few weeks.
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Old 08-25-2020, 02:12 PM   #37
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Just had to fly some drainage corridors pre Hurricane and noticed a handful of teal mixed in with all the whistlers.
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Old 08-25-2020, 02:21 PM   #38
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With it being dry i was able to get some Millet in the ground yesterday in a duck pond that i havent been able to plant in a few years. Hoping it gets a good soak off the storm here in montgomery county. We dont get many teal around here but thats ok, i usually start loading up during the second split of big duck.
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Old 08-25-2020, 02:23 PM   #39
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We've got mallards, wigeons, teal , shovelers, redheads, pintails , canvasbacks, geese and some I forgot just lounging around right now waiting for water holes to dry up.
I bet we don't have a warm dry winter but enjoy yours.

Any of you heading up to elk hunt, or deer, our waterfowl seasons open in some zones Sept. 26 in Wyoming, game bird license is $74.

We've had years in the past that all of our water was frozen before the Oct. opening day. This coming cool front will push our dove out for sure, happens almost every year the day or two before Sept.1.
Ive hunted Antelope outside of Gillette several times. I never have thought about bird hunting while I was up there but wouldnt mind doing that one year.
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Looking forward to following this thread. Love waterfowl and duck hunting. Just haven’t had the time in recent years.


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Old 08-25-2020, 03:21 PM   #41
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Looking forwards to it.
It'll be my third year trying to figure out what I'm doing.
I've got all the gear (dekes, boat, etc), if someone wants to teach a rookie how it's done, let's go.

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Old 08-25-2020, 03:48 PM   #42
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Looking forwards to it.
It'll be my third year trying to figure out what I'm doing.
I've got all the gear (dekes, boat, etc), if someone wants to teach a rookie how it's done, let's go.

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This will be my second season, I feel the same pretty clueless but have all the gear. Did ok last year but need to expand my knowledge.
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It'll be my third year trying to figure out what I'm doing.
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Old 08-25-2020, 04:05 PM   #44
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Looking forward to it this year. Hoping to get a few teal hunts in, then off to North Dakota in October.Texas we will be on the coast and hunting cattle ponds.

Hoping for a lot of birds since Canada wont be hunted near as much. How do y’all think that will play into the season?
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Old 08-25-2020, 04:10 PM   #45
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Hoping for a lot of birds since Canada wont be hunted near as much. How do y’all think that will play into the season?
Birds can be there ,but still have to get them to migrate down here. I don't think it will make much difference in what we see.
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Old 08-25-2020, 04:47 PM   #46
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Looking forward to it this year. Hoping to get a few teal hunts in, then off to North Dakota in October.Texas we will be on the coast and hunting cattle ponds.

Hoping for a lot of birds since Canada wont be hunted near as much. How do y’all think that will play into the season?

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Old 08-25-2020, 05:25 PM   #47
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Old 08-25-2020, 05:27 PM   #48
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No I don’t who is he?

Waterfowl youtuber, he posted a video the other day saying exactly what you said. I hadn’t heard anyone else say that before.


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Old 08-25-2020, 05:30 PM   #49
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I didn’t put much thought into it either until I saw it being discussed on another forum.
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