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walleyman88

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im looking for some land to duck hunt this weekend any one know any good spots around scott and dakota county??

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sorry - have to say it. Get some maps, drive around and scout ...

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If you are looking for LAND to hunt as in private property- good luck. I've asked many, many land owners in the southern part of that county with NO luck at all. There are a few public WMA's in the area (hastings) and a number in western Scott County. None of them are really good as far as the duck hunting, and any lake/pond will likely be VERY crowded. Your best bet is to get as far from the cities as possible, and get on a lake that is hard to access (canoe access only). Less pressure= more birds. I hunted south of the cities a long ways-on hard to access small lakes, and it is still a zoo. I'm headed up north this weekend to get away from the crowds. Good luck!

If you do ever come up with anything- shoot me an email at jparrucci@yahoo.com. I have a 17ft canoe that is great for ponds/small lakes, and am always looking for another hunting partner in the area.

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No, I would stay down by the metro area. I think there are more ducks down there.

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Try pleasant lake in between jordan and new prague.

That is all I will tell you besides the woodies are thick as poop down there.

Good luck

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I'd paddle or motor South of St Paul Park on the river, PENTIFUL little fingers off the river by Grey Cloud Island would offer a good set up.I have only hunted this area when every thing else is locked up!

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