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My up north trip report!

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Well let's just say it didn't start of too well. On Tuesday night (10-24-06) my truck was totalled because it started on fire and did extreme damage. I was able to borrow the girl friends dad's truck for the weekend. Head to Bemidji Wed. night. Hunted north of Bemidji on Thursday, got three between my brother and I (very poor shooting.) A lot of bird, mostly divers, we problably seen a thousand or so birds. Friday, not as many birds as Thursday. Friday night headed over to the Deer River area. Sat. morning hunted the Third River Flowage on Winnie, a lot of hunters, but literlly thousands and thousands of birds. There were big flocks of divers and mallards, ended up with 7 (all divers). Sat. afternoon hunted Little Cut foot, some divers, got 4 (this is between 5 guys). Sunday morning, went back to Cut Foot and shot 6 all ringnecks. While hunting Sunday Morning, we watched flocks of 100 to 300 Northern Mallards flying very high and flying south, so they are coming. All in all it was a good weekend, could have been better if the hunters could shoot better, but that is duck hunting. Well the next two weekends, I am deer hunting, so hopefully it doesn't freeze up to soon and I can get back out before the season is done. Good luck to the rest of you the rest of the season.

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