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headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« on: December 01, 2017, 01:58:19 PM »
Anyone headed out this weekend for birds? I was hoping to get out and scout this afternoon but too much work to get done before dark so hoping one of my spots at least turns up a few birds. Not expecting much with the weather and amount of open water but most importantly not being able to scout.
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Re: headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 05:07:31 PM »
I'll be headed out, at least for the morning.

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Re: headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 07:45:21 PM »
I'll be headed north. Bird numbers are in the toilet and will remain there until we get some cold weather.

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Re: headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2017, 07:48:13 PM »
I'll be out in the morning here on the west side. Mostly just scouting out a new spot. Lots of ducks and geese in the area though, but they're pretty wary. I think they've figured out where they're safe and where they're not.

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Re: headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2017, 08:03:00 PM »
I'll be out in the morning here on the west side. Mostly just scouting out a new spot. Lots of ducks and geese in the area though, but they're pretty wary. I think they've figured out where they're safe and where they're not.

I think I'm going to my field in the Auburn valley....... where the geese have been safe all season so far.     :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL:
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Re: headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2017, 08:10:29 PM »
I'll be out in the morning here on the west side. Mostly just scouting out a new spot. Lots of ducks and geese in the area though, but they're pretty wary. I think they've figured out where they're safe and where they're not.

I think I'm going to my field in the Auburn valley....... where the geese have been safe all season so far.     :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL:

I've only been out twice this year, since we didn't go until deer/elk seasons were over. Both times never fired a shot. Hoping for a little better luck tomorrow but not counting on it. These birds seem to be very well educated!

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Re: headed out this weekend (waterfowl)
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2017, 08:04:23 AM »
If you get in where the birds are spending time you will do fine.  I had a good hunt on Friday and judging by the shots ringing out all around me so did others, plenty of birds available on publicly accessible property in places.  I moved probably less than 5 miles from Thursday to Friday and went from seeing 2 to being in the thick of it.