Duck Hunting for puddlers like Mallards, Sprig (Pintails), Black ducks, Widgeons, Woodducks, Teal, and other ducks.
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I am up in the Corvallis area and have been hunting the willamette for some time now. I am wanting to get down Fern Ridge Lake and do some duck hunting there this season. I have a 14' aluminum boat with a little outboard and am curious if it is doable to motor around out there, or if I even need a boat to access the duck hunting spots around the lake? I have heard that the lake is pretty full of stumps, which is why I ask. I am looking forward to hearing back. Thanks!
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You can forget lanching a boat in FR lake its just a big mud hole this time of year cause they drain it down each year for flood control.
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yeah there was no rain this year. it never got deep, it only got half filled. A Jon boat may work if you like dragging it through the mud.
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