collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Opening Weekend Ducks  (Read 3348 times)

Offline Platensek-po

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2018
  • Posts: 1001
  • Location: Shelton, wa
Re: Opening Weekend Ducks
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2021, 04:08:26 PM »
So, call our opener the Washington Teal Season!

We could have held out for mallards... and maybe got 3 or 4 more. They were around, but just not abundant. So I'm glad we went ahead and took our opportunities! The teal made for a fun morning! We even got 3 blue wings!


2 mallards, 1 pintail, 3 widgeon, and teal. 4 guns.
245489471_10227484599090975_4753257957603949217_n by Steve Tormala, on Flickr

Now that’s a good lookin tailgate!!! Nice job!
“Under no pretext should arms and ammunition be surrendered; any attempt to disarm the workers must be frustrated, by force if necessary.”

If you are not willing to die for freedom then take the word out of your vocabulary.

Offline metlhead

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2014
  • Posts: 844
  • Location: sw wa
Re: Opening Weekend Ducks
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2021, 05:56:57 PM »
Same here with the teal. So hard to pass up opportunity. Finished real quick because I wanted to chase coho during the morning. Mallards and wigeon started moving while picking up. Same thing every year but I get can't help it.

Offline RobinHoodlum

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: May 2015
  • Posts: 163
  • Location: Skagit County
Re: Opening Weekend Ducks
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2021, 06:29:23 PM »
My brief afternoon hunt yielded 6 birds, but one widgeon snorkeled away from me in the flooded marsh grass. Saw an eagle scoop one out on the open water a while later, which was probably that bird.

Ended with a mixed bag of 4 widgeon, 1 mallard, and 1 Pintail. The ratio of Pintail to other species on the marsh is insane right now. Very few mallards

Offline metlhead

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2014
  • Posts: 844
  • Location: sw wa
Re: Opening Weekend Ducks
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2021, 10:11:05 AM »
Another quick shoot this morning with a little bit more patience. Really surprised how few people are out. Bacon wrapped breasts and Anaheim poppers for the game today

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Legendary Washington state bucks by huntnnw
[Today at 03:12:44 AM]


Ruger Model 96 .22WMR by ASHQUACK
[Today at 02:18:20 AM]


Preparing for the opener by acspah33
[Today at 12:46:43 AM]


Thunder Beast Suppressors by dreadi
[Yesterday at 11:20:27 PM]


Early Chiwawa scouting results by Dan-o
[Yesterday at 11:15:30 PM]


Travel Trailer Search by BD1
[Yesterday at 10:25:55 PM]


WTS: Kids kayak by 7mmfan
[Yesterday at 09:40:13 PM]


2020 Blacktail Back from Taxidermist by youngbull
[Yesterday at 09:09:47 PM]


Custome 338 Mag by NW SURVEYOR
[Yesterday at 08:48:34 PM]


Huntnnw trail cam pics 2022 by kellama2001
[Yesterday at 08:24:43 PM]


I have disabled vet buddy that drew a bull tag by Farmer72
[Yesterday at 08:12:50 PM]


Special Permit by Hunt4family
[Yesterday at 08:05:39 PM]


Winchester 94 45LC by emac
[Yesterday at 08:05:27 PM]


2021 Kelly Hill spring bear rug back by Ghost Hunter
[Yesterday at 08:02:49 PM]


AR in 10mm by buckfvr
[Yesterday at 08:00:56 PM]


Green river watershed Deer by RB
[Yesterday at 07:58:15 PM]


Baker lake sockeye? by Stein
[Yesterday at 07:47:34 PM]


favorite gaiters by jbeaumont21
[Yesterday at 07:45:33 PM]


CA MPR 6.5PRC by bustedoldman
[Yesterday at 07:41:02 PM]


WTS: Canoe 15ft by Buckmark
[Yesterday at 07:22:02 PM]

SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2022, SimplePortal