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Offline kodiak10

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2019, 07:44:29 AM »
I got a spoonie hen this season and thought it tasted just fine. Sure, it wasn't a mallard, but they certainty aren't bad eating!

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2019, 05:14:13 PM »
Here are the two birds from earlier this year. Two bucket list birds on one hunt. Soon enough they will be headed down to Lane Wildlife Artistry!


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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2019, 08:10:50 PM »
Nice birds!
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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2019, 09:16:37 PM »
Ridgefield refuge is spoonbill capital. Canít tell you how many limits of those  ďgreenheadsĒ Iíve shot down there. Some days itís all i have seen :chuckle:

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #19 on: March 28, 2019, 10:23:15 PM »
The first full daily limit I hit in 2017 was over in the first 20 minutes because of a flock of those goofy things. haha. Their profile as they fly is so distinctive it makes me chuckle. A group came in real tight together. Couldnt have picked a single bird out if I wanted to. Knew what they were though, let a shot fly. 2 shots, 5 hen spoonies, hahaha. Picked up a couple widgeon 10 min later and was limited. Doubt I will ever leave for home with more birds than shots fired again  :chuckle:

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #20 on: April 17, 2019, 08:38:55 AM »
Another place that has Plumed out Drake Spoonies late season is the McNary NWR fee hunt area. Too bad this year it was closed for the last 35 days of the season due to the Government shutdown.

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2019, 08:23:24 PM »
Drove to Saskatchewan Canada for bear hunting and they were everywhere in full color phase, bummer I broke my good camera

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #22 on: July 23, 2019, 05:09:50 AM »
Would love to get a harli, drake spoon, red head, can

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #23 on: July 23, 2019, 05:45:52 AM »
That hybrid is a stud. Iím hoping to whack one some time
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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2019, 07:19:27 AM »
That hybrid is a stud. Iím hoping to whack one some time

What hybrid?

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2019, 08:10:48 AM »
 :yeah: Are you talking about the Barrows?

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2019, 05:23:56 PM »
Last weekend soap lake was covered in those hollywood ducks

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #27 on: November 17, 2019, 05:46:07 AM »
Ridgefield refuge is spoonbill capital. Canít tell you how many limits of those  ďgreenheadsĒ Iíve shot down there. Some days itís all i have seen :chuckle:


For sure Ridgefield refuge is the spooner capital of WA. They  lock up and come in with big ol smiles on there faces..

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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2019, 08:06:00 AM »
That hybrid is a stud. Iím hoping to whack one some time

What hybrid?
oops. assumed the spoonie was but looks like either light not hitting it all the way or not fully plumed out. either way, nice bird. ive been after a plumed out drake for a long time
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Re: Bucket list Bird
« Reply #29 on: November 19, 2019, 04:58:35 PM »
I have been after this one for 5 years. Flew over at 20 yards yesterday. To bad I was in the excavator.
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