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jeepguy

Pelican Lake near Monticello

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Anyone been hunting on the big swamp lately? Any success?

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Huntin&Fishin

All I can say slow, very slow confused.gif

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ZEEK1223

a lot of duck flying high. some clouds and rain would help

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I went out here last night. I got buzzed by some ringbills, the dog saw them before I did. I turned around to fire and they were already over my head, fastest (Contact Us Please) thing I have ever tried to shoot at. Right then two drakes came right into my spread, by the time I reloaded they were gone, then a nice pair of mallards landed about 50 yds behind me in the cattails. All of this happened in a span of abotu 20 minutes, other than that, high flying groups and a lot of sky. I'll have to wait till later in the season for some bigger and less shy mallards to move in. Yesterday was frustrating for me, I will be back out there next week after work to give it a try again....I stay away from there on weekends, it is quit the scene.

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Back to my point about staying away from pelican on the weekends, especially in the fair weathr part of the season. It is hard to have a good hunting experience with 500 other hunters right in the same area. No wonder birds don't come around there a lot, it is one giant shooting gallery any given sat am during the season. I do not live far from the lake, and I like to drive by it on sat morns on my way to other spots and just laugh as I see 100 trucks competing for a space in line at the launch. I keep weekends to hunting private land or north dakota. I love going out to pelican because it is very close to my home, but I get sick and tired of showing up at a lake around 4 am only to get a barrage of spotlights shined in my face every spot I go to.

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