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Offline YoungFowler

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2016 birds! Post them here!!
« on: October 15, 2016, 03:06:47 PM »
Let's see 'em! Seasons been open for a few hours!


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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2016, 04:22:22 PM »
Only got one today but it was a Drake mallard, didn't hunt long but hey we made it out.

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2016, 06:58:14 PM »
This what our party did. I watch from afar today which was a different perspective watching this geese fold in the sky and drop like stones. When I did get in the blind with the guys...clear skies and conversation. Not a shot fired be me.Maybe tomorrow.

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2016, 07:59:00 PM »
I went out with some friends today and we ended up with nine ducks ( Mallards, Spoonbill, Teal and Widgeon) and three Geese. I had a flock of Woodducks come in and missed the drake. We could tell we were rusty. we missed a lot more than we hit :rolleyes:

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2016, 08:49:26 PM »
Great morning with family and friends for the hunt.  h2ofowlr and his son joined in for The hunt. It was good to meet another member and make some great memories as well!  The geese weren't cooperating like we wanted but the ducks made up for it.  8 man limit of ducks with snows and cacklers added in.   :tup:
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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2016, 09:13:14 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2016, 09:33:06 PM »
Great morning with family and friends for the hunt.  h2ofowlr and his son joined in for The hunt. It was good to meet another member and make some great memories as well!  The geese weren't cooperating like we wanted but the ducks made up for it.  8 man limit of ducks with snows and cacklers added in.   :tup:
Wow! Nice job guys!


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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2016, 09:49:24 PM »
No pics, but we had our best day ever.  My son packed a gun for his first time and we bagged 2 mallards, we had wave after wave coming in and working the decoys and the rule was I wouldn't shoot until after he did.  We will have plenty of years where he will shoot circles around me but for now I'll cherish the memory of him jumping out of bed at 4:45 and the first time we called and shot together.

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2016, 09:54:53 PM »
Decent opener. Lots of birds flying that's for sure. Ended up with 2 green, 1 hen, 1 pin

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2016, 10:20:36 PM »
Ended the trip with 3 ruddys, 2 ring necks and a wood duck. Overall a great start considering the weather they were predicting!

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2016, 11:27:32 PM »
solo hunt today, ended the day with 5 teal and a lot of misses... new gun, first time hunting from a layout blind, and missed all last year so I don't feel too bad. I need to knock the rust off with a few more hunts!!!!!

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2016, 07:45:43 AM »
Three limits and a honker.
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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2016, 08:48:28 PM »
Wait, you guys actually shot ducks? Gross. I just pretend.


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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2016, 09:28:27 PM »
Had a fun opening weekend. Set up for snows yesterday and shot our 4 limits along with 14 ducks. Got my dad out again this morning and had snows in our face and limits on the ground in no time! :tup:

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Re: 2016 birds!
« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2016, 06:19:22 AM »
Sunday morning was the day for the geese. 6 man limit with a couple ducks.


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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2016, 12:25:15 PM »


First birds of the year


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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2016, 12:50:56 PM »
Big honks!   :tup:
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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2016, 02:38:52 PM »
Did good this weekend for a two man limit and a bonus cackler!
Must be jam cuz jelly don't shake like that

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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2016, 01:34:54 PM »
Great to see a waterfowler get success at a young age!
Looks like a good start to the season! Great job!

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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2016, 08:58:15 AM »
We were on the X yeaterday. One short of a three man limit. It was a really amazing hunt with planning and scouting coming together with birds landing exactly where you planned for them too.

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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2016, 09:04:36 PM »
Great day, today, on one of our Fir Island KWTH fields.

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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2016, 09:48:01 PM »
Slowed down in my neck of the woods this weekend, but still managed one and I'm happy with that and a great morning outside!




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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2016, 09:52:24 PM »
Bluebird days is hard hunting around here. My guys had to hunt most of the afternoon. It should be better on Tuesday. The wind will be up around 15-20. They'll be moving then... good luck!!

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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2016, 11:48:06 AM »
Goose with a bow

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Re: 2016 birds! Post them here!!
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2016, 11:49:40 AM »
You're my hero! That's awesome!

 

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