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2007 Waterfowl Photos

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Lets get a photo thread for this seasons waterfowl hunts, lets see what everybodys shooting, maybe one of the mods can sticky this to the top???

here are a few pics from an early season goose hunt

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Don't know if you want Alaskan pics as well but here are a few.

First weekend, 3 guys (subsistance)

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Second weekend Limit for a few guys

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Second weekend boat sinking (large tides were tough on the boats)

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Third weekend, just my birds

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And two photos of our duck camp, 2 hour boat trip from Bethel Alaska. Take big boats to camp and then we have 2 godevils and 2 airboats for hunting once we get down there.

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This is what happens when you shoot geese at 20'.

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Here are a few of my kids during the early season.

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heres a shot from a few weekends ago. had a little lull in the action (ok so a huge lull interrupted by like maybe 5 geese all morning). see if you can see all five blinds in the spread....

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Nice photos guys and gals.

Anybody know if art barbarians will sponsor another photo contest, or aren't they affiliated with FM anymore?

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heres a shot from a few weekends ago. had a little lull in the action (ok so a huge lull interrupted by like maybe 5 geese all morning). see if you can see all five blinds in the spread....

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nice spread, and way to conceal those blinds!

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yeah we felt we had to run the entire spread and go deep digging in the blinds that morning; competition set up 1/4 mile away in the next field.

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Highlights so far...

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Nice!!!!!!!! shocked.gifsmile.gif

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Rost its good to see your tearin into em now!! They are lovin the silage!!! Keep on Wackin 'n Stackin!!

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Last satudays hunt turned out to be a good one. And ended up with a cackling.

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Here's a few "sunrise" photos.

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I see your using a very extended flag I have never tried one of those. Does it work for you?

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Wife's first time goose hunting, first shot, first goose.

By the way, I missed my first shot at the loner that she ended up getting.

I will never here the end of it.

If someone can tell me how to post a pic here, I will do that.

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Here's opener for three of us. 15 ducks and a goose.

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Our Duck Opener.

Day 1- Two ducks and a limit of geese...

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Day Two- A complete mess! About 10 mins after we had the dekes set out in the field, we stood in the pouring rain. We ended up getting 1.5 inches in 1 hour. Sloppy, sloppy mess.. That didn't stop the ducks though. Had our 30 bird limit by 9:00 am. 18 mallards and 12 wood ducks.

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Here's Opening Day 2007 in Minnesota.

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hanson,

I just sent you an email.

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Not a bad opening weekend. 43 ducks and 7 geese for 4 of us. The dog and the youngster had the most fun and even managed to sit through hours of hard rain both days!

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Here are a few more pictures shot by my buddy of the opener weekend...

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This was after the limit. We decided to try and finish a few for fun..

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I wasn't joking when I said day two was a mess!

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Little Captain in you?

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Word of the wise... dont forget the fuel line for the outboard the 1st trip out when hunting larger waters crazy.gif

This is a double I managed to start the day off with yesterday

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Well...turns out I made it out for opener weekend after all (left a wedding early!!) LOL. Anyways...a few pics from the weekend. My bro and I ended up with 10 on Sunday and 5 on Monday. A couple Woodies, a couple Widgeon, a Malland, and a few Teal.

DPS....I also had a nice double that was the highlight of my weekend..a couple woodies!!!

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4 of us opened up the Gackle Waterfowl Hunting Camps that also have combo upland. We saw sharptail, pheasant and ducks/geese in our first hour on the farms.

Our main focus was ducks and we shot a total or 6 species (teal, mallard, widgeon, lesser scaup, redhead and shoveler).

The last day we limited on 20 ducks in 1 hour.

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