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2thepointsetters

The guide was supposedly legit. He follows the geese from Missouri to North Dakota. Almost all the birds left our area the first morning. We sat in an empty field for 2.5 days.

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walleye18

Sorry to hear that....glad you made the best of it.

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2thepointsetters

Sorry to hear that....glad you made the best of it.

We still had fun out there and I learned a lot by watching all the birds. I can't wait to try it on my own. I should have listened when everybody said to not use a guide.

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CANOPY SAM

Wow that last pic of all the birds on the move is really something! Sorry to hear that your guides didn't pan out, but it does sound like some of it may have been out of their hands, what with most of the birds pulling out.

Certainly no guarantees in this game. Glad to hear you made the best of it, and learned some valuable info for your next run at it! wink

That northern migration is truly epic! If they would only fly just a little bit lower!!!! smile

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jpallen

What guide service were you using 2thepointsetters?

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Bryce

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Trap set. More birds around than I expected. As long as the weatherman is correct, just need to stubble up the blind for me and the hound and launch the flyers. Big scramble or even bust if no wind shift. Hailed out field stuffed full of corn with 2 smallish rooosts within a mile. Both loaded with dirty birds.

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Bryce

Down to 17. Crystal clear sky. Wouldn't be surprised to see single digits at wake up in a few hours. Drove through spotty very heavy snow on the way here. Weird weather this spring.

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Bryce

Anyone looking to build a spread should have contacted me 2 hours ago. Could have had gps coordinates to a real cheap starter set. Juvies disappeared and the surprising number of adults in the area did to me what adults do. Limp is barely noticeable. 25 in the blind this morning. Contemplated breaking out the speedo since that was the warmest morning of the trip but resisted.

Not sure how the wife is going to react to receiving decoys for birthday, aniversary, christmas, and any other occasion that I can think of. More decoys has got to be the answer, right? Until it comes time to pick them up next spring.

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chub

Sell em off and buy fullbodies. They always decoy into fullbodies!

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Bryce

I could disguise 2 dozen sillos as roses. Not so much with full bodies.

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Todd Caswell

Bryce,

All in all how were the bird numbers, not just the white birds but Ducks and darks as well? Heading out that way this weekend to pick up a new dog box and planning on spending a couple days shooting photo's.

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Bryce

Most of the darks have pushed through. Just the local pairs and a few specks left. Ducks everywhere.

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