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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #25 on: January 08, 2018, 10:47:31 AM »
Shot like crap. Should've had a 2 man limit of geese as well. Tough *censored*s

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #26 on: January 08, 2018, 11:05:59 AM »
Went out on the Skagit bay for a pretty good blow for a morning hunt. We only got 3 mallards, one Widgon, and a couple of buffleheads. I mostly shot them because my girl loves it when I bring home baby ducks... and it was fairly slow despite the wind.

We had a bunch that passed over us traveling with the wind but in most cases we were too focused on other birds.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #27 on: January 08, 2018, 11:35:25 AM »
I got to take my dad out duck hunting for the first time since before I was born. I got him hooked again. What an awesome day!  :IBCOOL:

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #28 on: January 13, 2018, 09:58:43 PM »
Haven't seen much talk about the 3 day Brant hunt this year.  I was out on Padilla this morning with some friends for the last day.  We all took home birds.   

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #29 on: January 14, 2018, 07:52:08 AM »
Before we hit our limits on New Yearís Day. Fun hunt!
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2018, 08:40:15 AM »
Yesterday was a very good hunt on public land. My seven out of our four limits.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #31 on: January 22, 2018, 09:49:13 AM »
Got into them Saturday! 4 man limit on public land with bonus geese! They worked in perfectly!

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #32 on: January 22, 2018, 09:59:26 AM »
Fun mixed bag
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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #33 on: January 22, 2018, 04:59:37 PM »
Skagit. Two guys shot limits all Mallards.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #34 on: January 30, 2018, 05:47:49 PM »
It was a great year for our group! our spots held well through out the year!

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #35 on: January 31, 2018, 09:05:21 AM »
Cali's last retrieve for the season until late goose.
https://youtube.be/pvl-Y1k-VFY

She also did a 500 + and another 100 + yard blind retrieves on some very lively snows.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2018, 06:00:18 PM »
This was my first year waterfowl hunting. I mostly archery hunt big game, but got my girlfriend into hunting this year and she had asked to duck hunt. Was a pretty easy yes from me...any excuse to hunt more and buy more gear right. All jokes aside I jumped in head first, got some decoys, a duck call, and eventually a canoe to access some more areas. I learned a ton, one is that my scouting needs to get a bit better but the season was a success. I'm terrible with remembering to take pictures so I only have pictures of the green head and the sprig, but was also able to take 3 ring necks, 1 mallard hen, 1 greenwing teal hen, and 1 pintail hen. Goals for the next year is to shoot a limit one day, scout my butt off, and hopefully be able to decoy  and call in ducks and geese to better identify before shooting. All in all I can't wait for next season to start.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2018, 06:17:43 PM »
 :tup:

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #38 on: February 12, 2018, 03:45:26 PM »
Geese didn't cooperate and I was lucky to drop this one.

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Re: 2017 Waterfowl thread....post your successes here!!
« Reply #39 on: February 20, 2018, 08:00:59 AM »
Saturday with some vets and Sunday Solo

 

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