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waterfowlerjm

Faribault/Lonsdale area

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waterfowlerjm

does anyone have some good suggestions for where to hunt in the Faribault/Lonsdale area? I'm thinkin some kind of medium sized water. I would appreciate any advice you may have.

Thanks,

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The_Duckslayer

All of the spots that I have looked at have had not ducks on them for days now. I have been on Circle lake, Sanborn lake and twin lakes. Don't know where they are but hope that some more come through before the end of the season. Good luck, I guess ya really never know from one day to the next what you will find. Take care and N Joy the Hunt././Jimbo

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waterfowlerjm

Thanks Jim, I'm hoping tomorrow's NW winds will bring some new ducks in the area. I'm not really familiar with the area but I'll probably be out somewhere around there on Saturday AM. Do you know anything about Shieldsville Lake.

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luckycrank

jim,

I have been hunting the sheildsville area for a few weeks now and I have to say I never fired a shot saturday

re located on sunday and fired 2 shots so with that being said I am leaning towards Rice or hunt's this weekend or possibly elysian or sakata(spelling?)there where a few divers around but with recent warm temps a south winds

what was there have left and haven't replentished so to speak! hope that helps

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luckycrank

jim,

I have been hunting the sheildsville area for a few weeks now and I have to say I never fired a shot saturday there where at least 5 riggs there sat. and i think i heard two shots all mourning

re-located on sunday and fired 2 shots so with that being said I am leaning towards Rice or hunt's this weekend or possibly elysian or sakata(spelling?)there where a few divers around but with recent warm temps a south winds

what was there have left and haven't replentished so to speak! hope that helps

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french_lake_kid

That must be some double important info, lucky grin.gif

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bluebill

i seen 3 ducks mon.morning missed a black duck would have been my first one bent barrel i think my buddy called tonight he has a mallard problem in the cities im heading up in the morning he called the right person hehe

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The_Duckslayer

I have never hunted Shieldsville. I have a question though, if you go out from the landing and off to the left is there a waterway from the lake to that slough back there? I have always wanted to try that but not sure that you can get there from here if ya know what I mean. Up until this past weekend I have been getting 1 to 3 ducks each time I went out. Only saw one duck this weekend and it had no intention of coming anywhere close to where I was. Have a good one! Take care and N Joy the Hunt././Jimbo

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luckycrank

are you talking mazaska or shields?

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french_lake_kid

my guess would be mcguiness crick is what hes talkn bout

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waterfowlerjm

What do you guys think about Rice Lake off of Highway 10? what are the water levels like? Hey FrenchLakeKid you hunt around that area, do you have any suggestions?

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french_lake_kid

I hunt west of town, mostly geese & puddle ducks, but the last few weeks have been diver hunting with luckycrank. Almost any bigger body of water with shoreline cover, you should be good wink.gif

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bluebill

my buds mallard spot was killer today seen a lot of birds today dont tell my boss but im sick tommarrow we shot mallards bills pintails wigion

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