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Offline buglebuster

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Opening day pheasants?
« on: October 21, 2017, 03:32:37 PM »
Let's see how everyone did for the opener? We had good success! Group of 4 got 10 birds, all wild. 3 limits and one guy got 1. Post your pics!

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Re: Opening day pheasants?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 04:09:11 PM »
Nice lookin' birds!

I hunted the Rez opener last weekend, hoping to get back soon.

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Re: Opening day pheasants?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2017, 04:17:31 PM »
Two of us got 1 rooster and some quail. We flushed 10-12 roosters and should've had 3-4 between us but shot poorly. The birds were pretty wary for the opener and many flushed too far out. The rain didn't help, we got soaked and had to quit a bit early. Even the pheasant wanted out of the rain,  at one point we flushed several out of a russian olive tree they were perched in to get out of the wet brush.
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Re: Opening day pheasants?
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2017, 06:17:01 PM »
Thats crazy! I thought the rain helped where we were at

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Re: Opening day pheasants?
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2017, 10:19:51 AM »
Four hours beating some wonderful cover that I have seen several birds in during previous trips this year.  We push a hen out twice.  Flushed one rooster that used terrain masking to limit my two less than optimal shots to allow him a free escape.  I saw the area he landed, but by the time we got there later in the hunt, didn't find him.  Quite cold and wet. Passed on a nice covey of quail.

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Re: Opening day pheasants?
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2017, 03:06:50 PM »
2 embarrassingly young roosters and one quail for a short and WET 2 man hunt opening day. Saw good numbers but the birds were surprisingly flighty for opening day.


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Re: Opening day pheasants?
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2017, 06:33:19 AM »
3 of us ended up with 8 roosters & 3 quail. We hunted all day and walked ALOT of wet miles. It was my GSP pups first "big" hunt. He did awesome. That dog is a machine for being so young. Pretty sure he is still sleeping!

 

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