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2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« on: November 28, 2017, 12:44:41 PM »
Didn't see anyone start this one yet, so figured I'd put it out there. Share your success photos and a brief story here!!
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" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2017, 06:50:40 PM »
First two pics are from opening day with my Dad, brother and I. I shot 2 cacking geese over decoys in the morning, then later we snuck up on 3 specks in a field and jump shot all three.

Last picture was a two weeks ago when a friend took us to the potholes.
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 12:15:11 PM »
Looks like some good shoots Youngfowler! Thanks for sharing. Love the tarbellys, wish we had more in the areas I hunt.
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2017, 12:20:10 PM »
Couple of the hunts this year. Just really getting into the waterfowl now that big game is finished. Figured with my username I had to post a couple waterfowl pics.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2017, 12:37:24 PM »
First day of hunting with the new gun turned out well.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 03:56:26 PM »
First hunt of the year. Made it a Harli hunt.
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2017, 08:21:13 AM »
Last Friday, first duck of the season. But my first day hunting ducks was Thanksgiving, and I haven't hunted ducks for about 25 years. So just getting one duck was a good day for me. Should've had four, but my shooting seems to be a bit rusty. Got to pull the trigger six times. 
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2017, 08:29:12 AM »
Rainy day and slow day but still fun
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2017, 08:33:20 AM »
Havent gotten out too much this year but capitalized when I did.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2017, 05:37:48 PM »
 :tup: let keep em coming!
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2017, 10:05:47 AM »
:tup: let keep em coming!

I'm hoping for some snow geese this weekend so I can do some mounts

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2017, 11:57:44 PM »
Sunday Hunt, Had to hit what you shot at but ended the day with a pretty decent haul for the Snohomish valley. 

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« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2017, 08:30:16 AM »
Last Saturday. He got his first 2 snows.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2017, 06:14:43 PM »
Been a couple weeks but got back on some birds! Found some greenwings that wanted to play with a few mallards!

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2017, 01:10:31 PM »
We got a few more this week
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2017, 03:50:27 PM »
Christmas merganzer off the front porch. Salmon lives matter!

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« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2017, 10:49:40 AM »
Saturday, sunday, and monday

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« Reply #17 on: January 03, 2018, 09:38:12 AM »
last weekend

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« Reply #18 on: January 03, 2018, 09:44:10 AM »
One short of a two man limit couple days before Christmas, and the pup is starting to really get the hang of it!

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« Reply #19 on: January 03, 2018, 09:44:39 AM »
Good looking yellow eye

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« Reply #20 on: January 03, 2018, 10:34:18 AM »
Got his first duck, fun day

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #21 on: January 03, 2018, 10:46:49 AM »
Awesome stuff, winston2789. :tup:
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« Reply #22 on: January 03, 2018, 11:24:44 AM »
" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

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« Reply #23 on: January 04, 2018, 11:34:08 PM »
Got my first duck (only duck) during two trips out last weekend.

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« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2018, 07:50:45 PM »
Good job guys!!! Keep it rolling :tup:
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