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Duckhunting in the area

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Looking to hunt some ducks a couple days up in the fergus falls area this fall, mid October. Any tips on some areas to go? I haven't hunted in that area so any info would be very helpful. Will be hunting Thursday and Friday Thanks!
Hookem

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Gissert

I've done well in some of the public areas south and west of Fergus.

There is a lot of public land that butt up agains the Orwell refuge, and many smaller areas south of there.

If you can go in the middle of the week, some of these small ponds are great.

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Gissert,
Thanks for the reply,
the ponds/lakes you are discribing, what kind of boat can I use to get out there? 16' with an outboard? small jon? canoe?
Thanks..

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Some lakes, like Lightning and Orwell reservoir can be accessed with a boat/ outboard. With Orwell, be aware that the west half is off limits and is a resting refuge.

Most other ponds will work well with a light jonboat or canoe.

If you get a chance, take a scouting run and check them out. A plat book works great for showing some of the smaller areas, plus it also shows the land owners name if you want to try and get on private property.

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Thought I'd bring this topic back to the top since Duck hunting season is coming up soon. I'm looking for some help on good locations. Any info is appreciated.

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