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Off Season Stuff

Postby garthfishandhunt » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:12 pm

For me duck season is 12 months long. There is only shooting dates and non shooting dates. Had to go to Flagstaff today and saw probably 3-5 thousand ducks and geese on Upper and Lower Lake Mary. Just warms my heart. Attached is a really bad photo with my cell phone (left my real camera at home) representing maybe 5% of the birds on the lakes. Mormon Lake even held a few hundred birds. Also last weekend I picked up off Craigslist List 4 dozen mallard and pintail decoys with strings and weights all bagged up and ready to go. Anybody else got anything going on?
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby LaRedneck » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:32 am

Thats awesome...just getting ready for some fishing, new line and going to through the tackle and cleaning up everything.
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby garthfishandhunt » Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:56 am

I've never fished in Arizona since moving to Kingman in 1996. I normally only fish walleyes during annual summer visits back to Minnesota. But, since moving to Tonto Basin last summer I'm thinking I need to start fishing Rosie and Apache. I had my fishing gear shipped down here and I'm looking for a boat.
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby LaRedneck » Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:34 pm

Theres good fishing here, Pleasant, caynon and Apache are all solid lakes.
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby MOB40 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:52 am

this off season im switching over to texas rigs on all my dekes plane on add 3 dozen more dekes geese and ducks along with 2 more motion dekes, new waders, and early scouting adding 3 more wholes to hunt this coming season is all on my list this off season got alot of work a head of me... i cant wait!!!
Check out my FaceBook Page Azduckmensunion and like it... lots of talk about waterfowl going down all season long... https://www.facebook.com/Azduckmensunio ... e=bookmark
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby garthfishandhunt » Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:29 am

This offseason my plans are to build a 2nd duckboat. The duckboat I have now is a wonderfull boat, 17' x 72", fold up blind, 35hp electric start, floor, custom compartments, etc. But it is a pretty large boat that requires big water. Since moving from Kingman to Tonto Basin last summer I decided I'd like to hunt some of the smalller lakes on the Rim early in the season. I believe that will require a much smaller boat. The only item I possess right now towards this project is a 15ft Grumman Sportboat, but will need everything else, trailer, motor, lind, etc. I'll keep you posted on progress.
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby LaRedneck » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:21 pm

How much you wanta sale the first boat for?
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby garthfishandhunt » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:28 am

Sorry LA, but i believe I'll be keeping both boats for the time being. By big boat is very comforable for hunting 3 guys out on Rosie and almost every year I have family or friends that visit from out of state that want to hunt. So there are times when I need both boats.
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby LaRedneck » Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:12 am

Thats cool, just trying to get you some extra building money :thumbsup: . I'm looking for a shell that size to start building my own fishing/duck hunting boat.
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby garthfishandhunt » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:05 pm

If you find anything in your travels that I might be intererested in, please let me know and I'll do the same for you. Right now i've just got a boat
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Re: Off Season Stuff

Postby LaRedneck » Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:12 am

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