Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
smg04

2007 Waterfowl Photos

145 posts in this topic

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

n5085378203143054753zn9.jpg

n5085378203143054753zn9.63f9e7d33b.jpg

n5085378203142972969ea9.jpg[/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

First weekend, 3 guys (subsistance)

IMG_0710.jpg

Second weekend Limit for a few guys

duckslaysecondweek.jpg

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

IMG_0708.jpg

Third weekend, just my birds

ducks.jpg

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.

IMG_0705.jpg

IMG_0707.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

100_1017.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

100_1373.jpg

100_1376.jpg

100_1377.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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....

IMG_0318.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice photos guys and gals.

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Quote:

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....

IMG_0318.jpg


nice spread, and way to conceal those blinds!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Highlights so far...

20070908_IMG_0019.jpg

100_0232.jpg

100_0235.jpg

100_0237.jpg

100_0238.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

DSC_0599.jpgDSC_0605.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here's a few "sunrise" photos.

DSCF0231.jpg

DSCF0233.jpg

SoDakhunting07008.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

[image]http://goose hunting011[/image]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

ducks00401.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Our Duck Opener.

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

100_0251.jpg

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.

100_0257.jpg

100_0254.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here's Opening Day 2007 in Minnesota.

duckopener07uz2.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

hanson,

I just sent you an email.

mr grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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!

100_1025.jpg

100_1027.jpg

100_1033.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

DSCF02351.jpg

DSCF02371.jpg

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

DSCF02431.jpg

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

DSCF02491.jpg

Little Captain in you?

DSCF02501.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

10-1-07Woodies1.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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!!!

Woodies.jpg

Picture025_web.jpg

Picture077_web.jpg

Picture049_web.jpg

Picture057_web.jpg

Picture073_web.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Here are some photos.

DSC02332.jpg

DSC02285.jpg

DSC02173.jpg

DSC02072.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Stick in Mud
      Thanks for the ice report, Sculpin.  With the weather forecasted for the upcoming week, I'm sure I'll be up there next weekend, hopefully walking out from the northwest side.   van, yeah, I hear you.  I've been up to LOW a few times, and it is very fun to know there's the chance of catching a monster....but driving all that way for a bucket full of 12'' fish?  Not my cup of tea. I'll save the money and buy three dozen T-bones to make it through the winter. I'm sure people who know the lake better than I do have done better on the weekends I'm up there, but the reports at the resort we used were pretty similar.    I like the northwest side on ML because it's where we've been for almost 20 years, but it also has close access to sand, rocks, whatever weeds remain, mud flats, transitions, etc. The only thing we don't have up there is extensive gravel.
    • BassThumb.
      I'm curious to see how this works out. Do you plan to keep the battery warm while not is use on the water? 
    • Vitreus
      How much ice??????
    • Vitreus
      Picked up a couple of these (jigging rap with wings!):  
    • eyeguy 54
      didnt need hair dryer,  it went back to normal on it's own. paint chipped also.  nice idea the flat tip, just not for me I guess.