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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #50 on: March 15, 2010, 03:47:41 PM »
Nice Pinny/mallard hybrid kwackwacker.  Do you have a close-up pic of the Hybrid's bill and feet?  By the look of your picture, the feet appear orange and the bill doesn't look like it has any black on it.  I know a hybrid has different variances of color depending on age, time of year, etc, but I have seen very few with the feet that orange.  They usually have more of a yellow tint to them.  The bill generally has some black on the top and side to resemble that of a Pintail.  If you have a close up of the feet and bill I would sure like to see them.  Thanks and again nice bird.

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #51 on: March 15, 2010, 05:52:01 PM »
WATaxi.......here's some more pics of the hybrid...still gotta get the hybrid and the storm mounted, what do you charge?? :twocents:



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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #52 on: March 15, 2010, 07:29:01 PM »
I sent ya a PM KwackWacker.  John

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #53 on: March 16, 2010, 08:14:18 AM »
Silver wood duck

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #54 on: March 16, 2010, 07:13:43 PM »
A nice looking duck.
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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #55 on: March 16, 2010, 09:50:07 PM »
having never hunted sea ducks I'm curious what they taste like. Are they like any other duck or fishy or what? :drool:

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #56 on: March 17, 2010, 01:04:12 AM »
If there's a hybrid Stellars Eider/Spectacled Eider cross, that's what I'd want.  Now if only there was somewhere where it was legal to shoot Stellars . . .
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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #57 on: March 17, 2010, 08:24:39 AM »
I second that one Tom.  That would be an awesome trophy duck to have.  Haven't heard from you in a while.  Hope all is going well.  Talk with you soon.  John

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #58 on: April 13, 2010, 05:25:08 AM »
Ive never shot a wood duck... When I do, it'll be on my wall... Congrats to all those who have shot one of those...

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #59 on: April 13, 2010, 03:00:06 PM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #60 on: April 15, 2010, 09:15:59 AM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

They're all over the basin too if you know where to look.  Hell theres even some in town here.  Jumped one in December two years ago :dunno:

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #61 on: April 15, 2010, 08:58:18 PM »
Find ponds with russian olives they are always there.  We shot many in one spot we hunt around Burbank.

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #62 on: April 23, 2010, 08:01:47 PM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

Dude, your nutz!! :o Wood ducks taste great, Id take a limit of woodies over green any day! ;)
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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #63 on: April 24, 2010, 09:56:53 AM »
already got my harli...so im gonna have to say oldquaw and mandarin

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #64 on: May 04, 2010, 03:26:53 PM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

Dude, your nutz!! :o Wood ducks taste great, Id take a limit of woodies over green any day! ;)

No way...nothin ova green sept fo pins

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #65 on: May 04, 2010, 04:53:23 PM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

Dude, your nutz!! :o Wood ducks taste great, Id take a limit of woodies over green any day! ;)

No way...nothin ova green sept fo pins

I'll trade you a wood duck hunt for a Turkey hunt. I'm in Ellensburg but hunt turkey's out of town. think about :)
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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #66 on: May 04, 2010, 05:46:34 PM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

Dude, your nutz!! :o Wood ducks taste great, Id take a limit of woodies over green any day! ;)

No way...nothin ova green sept fo pins

I agree with the pins! GWT are also great eating little buggers!
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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #67 on: May 04, 2010, 05:48:05 PM »
Hunt the Yak river bottoms if you wana kill one man...there is alot of public ground too. Around here it's common to kill 30 or so wood ducks a season depending on the areas you hunt....sometimes we pass em up for green

Dude, your nutz!! :o Wood ducks taste great, Id take a limit of woodies over green any day! ;)

No way...nothin ova green sept fo pins

 Im already tagged out for the Turkeys. But contact me next Oct. and you can join us on a woodie shoot.

I'll trade you a wood duck hunt for a Turkey hunt. I'm in Ellensburg but hunt turkey's out of town. think about :)
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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #68 on: May 05, 2010, 06:37:41 PM »
Here's mine, last duck of a great hunt in Manitoba, passing shot at short distance and the only piece of shot we found in it was right behind its eye.

Couldn't have been in better shape to mount.

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #69 on: May 11, 2010, 09:44:25 AM »
thats a pretty cool mount  8)

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #70 on: May 19, 2010, 10:02:41 AM »
Ive hunted alot of birds here and there, but still have come short of shooting a barrows or eurasian widgeon...have shot a pinny widgeon cross and that was gorgeous....harlis are very nice for the one shot thrill, and wood ducks are good for a daily limit...

but ide agree, its the hybrids that are my fancy....some day.....

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #71 on: June 07, 2010, 11:55:47 AM »
Hi Guy's, I know a lot of you mentioned a Baikal Teal in this thread.  I just posted one I just mounted over on the Taxidermy section.  The King Eider is still my favorite with a Baikal Teal being a very close second, but I think I will never have an opportunity to ever see a Baikal to shoot, so some year I'll have to go after the King Eider.  Talk with you all soon.  John   

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #72 on: June 07, 2010, 01:58:37 PM »
yeah probably not a wild one, but I know you an get them to raise at home and I think the baikals are affordable.

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #73 on: June 07, 2010, 09:25:30 PM »
already got my harli...so im gonna have to say oldquaw and mandarin

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Re: Ultimate Trophy Duck
« Reply #74 on: June 07, 2010, 09:33:28 PM »
Lokidog, where did you shoot him at?  Nice looking bird.  John