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Decoy Dan

Whats the duck report up in that neck of the woods this week? Anybody seeing anything?

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bmc

I was out Monday and Tuesday and ended up with 3 and saw maybe 100. Very dismal at this point, although the weekend was real good. A buddy of mine was scouting last night and today and knows what he's doing and he isn't seeing anything.

Brian

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The Crumpler

What's the latest? Any migrating birds?

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bmc

I did my first big water diver hunt of the season this morning. Not alot of birds around and the one's that are around seem pretty educated, even the bluebills act like they've "run the gauntlet" a few times. I ended up with a pair of buffies and 2 hen hooded mergansers. Gonna be chasing diver's again Wed and Thurs on the big water.

Brian

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ChuckN

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I ended up with a pair of buffies and 2 hen hooded mergansers.


Daily limit is one hooded merganser. wink.gif Better watch those distasteful birds.

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gorrilla

Chuck, read em again, I think they changed it to two hoodies this year...

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ChuckN

My apologies. blush.gif Thanks for pointing that out gorrilla, I learned something new today.

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RonZych

Lots of ringbills last weekend.Especially after the snow on Saturday. The rice is where they were hanging out. We did hunt a lake one morning and got two ringbills but the rice is the place to be.

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