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I read your post in waterfowl and was just curious where you were this wknd, not spacifics, just an idea, dont plan on hunting this wknd, stricktly curious grin.gif. E-mail me if you want thanx

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call me 1-507-351-7323 im will let you know maybe we can hookup

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BLUEBILL,

FLK AND I PLAN ON GOING SATURDAY A.M IN SEARCH OF A FEW DIVERS. ARE THERE RESPECTABLE NUMBERS AROUND YET? I THOUGHTI SEEN A FEW FLOCKS OF RINGS LAST WEEKEND AND FOR SURE 3 REDHEADS THAT FLARED AT THE LAST SECOND. I BET I HAVEN'T HUNTED WATERFOWL IN ABOUT 10 YEARS BUT LOVE TO SHOOT DIVERS OVER OPENWATER. I KNOW HE HAS NEVER DONE IT . AND THAT IS PULLING ME BACK INTO THE SPORT. IT SICKENS ME TO THINK OF WHAT I SOLD ALL MY GEAR FOR AND HOW LONG IT TOOK ME TO BUILD IT UP. NOW I WAN'T TO GET BACK IN AND IT'LL COST ME A FORTUNE TO GET BACK TO WHERE I WAS. I NO LONGER OWN A GUN LARGER THAN 20 GA. SO IT WILL BE CHALLENGING TO SHOOT A 20 OVER DECOYS. PROBALLY GONNA GO GLASS A FEW LAKES AFTER WORK TOMORROW.

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check elysian lots there mosts cans ive seen in years sorry my next days off are next fri. sat i will be duckhunting may have room i use a 18ft crestliner with a blind

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bluebill,

thanks for the info, went scouting friday saw a few and set up in the area saturday a.m, seen lots birds, but few would decoy, they would pass 2 or three times before landing in the middle of the lake. First duck was taken at about 8:30, a good hour and a half of constant action just out past the deaks before anything committed.

my party of three ended up with 4 BILLS 2 REDHEADSon saturday (pic in waterfowl photo thread) 1 CAN & a GADWALL on Sunday . I will likley try again this weekend.

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bluebill

may have to take you up on that , the boat I used this weekend was borrowed from a good friend. as foolish as it was, I sold my waterfowl rig about 10 years ago for a high performance bass rig. at a price that almost makes we queezy. Now I think how long it will take me to build it up again. and it's a little discouraging confused.gif

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Bluebill, finally got 2 a computer since I first posted this, had an awesome wknd,& now the next 2 are going 2B deer hunting mad.gifI'll be watching the skies the whole time. Lucky, thanx again, turns out all the sneezing yesterday, was sickness & not just my allergies. I start working this week and was thinking we could go 50/50 on diver dekes, boat, blind, ect. that way the MRS. wont be 2 mad.

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I was thinking we might be able to persaude the grand parents into trading in your 14' footer v hull for a 16' mod/v John. as it would be a better rig for ya. and also double as a hunting rig. grin.gif ya see I'll by the beer you make sure he's home and we'll get him hammered and pop the question!!! as long as its for you he'll bite guaranteed

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Haha maybe

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a lot of times we never fire a shot until 9am when that happens they are some of my best days always can count on noon mallards big flocks everyone else is home and im pounding them leave the lake with huge smile

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BLUEBILL,

ARE YA FLYING SOLO SAT? HINT....HINT....

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just me and my kid we have room call me 1-507-351-7323 bacon and eggs in the blind

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I'LL CALL YA LATER NOW IM OFF TO WORK

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GOD I HATE DEER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.giffrown.gif

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liar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! grin.gif

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bb,

any luck today? posted a pic for ya in the waterfowl thread.. finally shook of the curse of that drake Canvesback yesterday grin.gif thanks again for your kind genourosity ,I had fun we'll have too do it again!!!

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it was great to meet you had fun im still bummed about that brown drake mallard ha ha my buddy in ND got 1 today so he cant make me feel bad for to long

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Lucky, heres 1 I was talkn bout that you might mount, Drake Bluebill

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Cool, it worked

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Bluebill, word has it you pounded on the goldies this am shocked.gif Lets see some pics laugh.gif

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i wish i knew how to post them great morning cold we also had a flock of about 75-100 geese come in we all gave them a 3 shell salute and sent them on there was did get a banded buffy i had a great season my best with 4 days leftim at 117 birds didnt miss many days of the season

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Wow, that would be cool, 100 honkers!!!!! ooo.gifooo.gifooo.gif the buffle head woulda been cool 2 grin.gifjk, are you gunna mount it? I 4sure would wink.gif

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call me !!!! i have some info for you

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Todd thanx for your generousity sunday. I had a great hunt and a good breakfast grin.gif I dont care what you say Lucky, those geese were my "topper offer." Woulda been cool 2 get that snow 2! Thanx though, kinda sux the best hunt was the last of the year, makes 4 a really long winter, & summer! grin.gif

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DITO! EXCEPT FOR THE GREESE YA SHOT

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