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2006 Waterfowl Photo Contest

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Lets see how this goes. Please refer to the general rules as seen on the deer hunting photo contest. Feel free to show picts your dogs in action, birds in the air, lets have some fun. Post here or email your photos to theartbarbarian@yahoo.com (subject: Waterfowl Photo Contest). This years photos only, use good judgement.

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MuskyBug85

some of the boys from college, i know its not as cool as last years but its a start of all things good. see if you can find the flock of geese coming in behind us. hahaha

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bassman222

Here's one that I thought was the best photo from this year so far...

From Oct. 1, 2006

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hanson

This poor guy fell on Saturday morning.

Was hunting alone so I think there is a better story behind the picture than the bird. smile.gif

I had to set my camera on a canoe paddle that I had balanced on a folding chair I brought with.

The timer gave me 10 seconds so it was a quick hustle to pick up the goose, gun, and look excited

at the same time!

I need to get a little tripod one of these days.

What great duck hunting weather... 80 degrees, 30+ mph wind from the south, and bluebird skies!

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shae1986

Just this past weekend.

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Flick

Hopefully this counts as this year, this was this past spring '06

"Sunset Snows"

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Flick

Death Row

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Flick

Like my buddy said, "A fair day in the snow goose decoys" 229- 3irons

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outdoor ran

Here's a pic of my 9mth old pup Gunner with his first retrieve. I felt like a proud papa when he placed this widgeon in my hand on his first day of duck hunting.

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The_Duckslayer

Called simply MIDNITES LAST HUNT frown.gif

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dukhnt

First goose of the early season. Gotta love the jewelry.

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How do you taste?

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Check me out!

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sachem longrifle

Quote:

Here's a pic of my 9mth old pup Gunner with his first retrieve. I felt like a proud papa when he placed this widgeon in my hand on his first day of duck hunting.

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Allouez bay or the river?

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lawdog

Jimbo I'm sure the little black dog enjoyed it old friend!!!

A toast to Midnite!

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nitroant

Test Photo

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Hopefully this works, first time I have posted a picture.

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Gordie

This is my sons first duck and the first time time he has been gotten some thing on the wing. Joey is 10 yrs old.

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Rost

Here's our best photo of the year...In my opinion, it doesn't hold a candle to Elwood's pic of Joey though. Any picture of a kid holding his first duck is golden! Congrats Joey!

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wyldewal

Here's my son and me (the proud dad) grin.gif with his first duck.

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TRM

these are from last year but I thought I would still share.

1st,2nd, and 3rd are Pugent Sound WA, Blaine Harbor Jan 05

4th Mexico March 05

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mcary

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Flick

TRM those are some sweet Harlequin pics. Some day I'd love to make a trip up there, maybe blow up some Ptarmigan as well.

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Dean Schellinger

I was visiting Seattle at the end of the summer. Wanted to get out on the sound for some sea ducks and some salmon but both were not in season. I bet it was a once in a lifetime experience.

Heres to Midnights last Hunt as well. My golden retriever Hunter is turning 12 tomorrow so I know how hard it is when they want to come along so bad but can't. I'm sure it was a very memorale hunt.

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buzzsaw

I took my twelve year old nephew (Nate) out on opener weekend with his grandfather, he managed to make his first experience a very good one. He also shot a Drake Wood duck. laugh.gif

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311Hemi

A few from opener in SW MN. It was Kash's first hunt!!!

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First duck retrieve:

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First goose retrieve:

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Him and I waitin' for more!!:

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Both his and I first geese, was a double to boot!!:

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Tom Wilson

Nice shots Michael. If you read the first post, you'll see that those shots should qualify. Nice Job.

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Tom Wilson

Riley with a good sized goose.

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    • Cliff Wagenbach
      I agree with the others Tommy! I always enjoy your bits of wisdom and humor! Cliff
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      They are all coming in from the main lake. Cliff
    • FishinCT
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      I always wondered,  are the walleyes coming over the dam?   or are they swimming in from Pike?
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      Why delete your post?  I actually enjoyed reading that story. Seeing stories like yours is half the reason I like checking out this site (I like to check out all the different lake boards on fishingminnesota). 
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      Hey, we need a little color and humor and Musky Tom does it best.  
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      Good info to me even. Cliff you can delete my story n junk. Most people don’t know me round here anymore n for sure the humor of life is of no interest. Under stand only want the facts mama. Just the facts. 😎 I endeavor to persevere.  Beef!   
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      These aren't campsites to bring your Ranger fiberglass or decked-out Lund into. They're better fitted for smaller 14-16 ft alum boats, something you can drag on shore. Though i'm sure you can figure out how to secure something bigger. Cliff is right, most have sandy/pebble shorelines to pull a smaller boat onto. Almost all of them are well-protected from the prevailing WSW wind. You're gonna get wakes rolling into shore from passing boats, though, as it's a pretty well traveled section of the lake.
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      I camped at a couple sites a few years ago.  no docks, but most of the sites had a half way decent place to put the boat in.  one had a decent log to tie to.  another I threw a couple anchors out back and was able to tie off to a couple trees to keep the boat close yet off the rocks.