Duck hunting for diver species like Canvasbacks, Redheads, Ringnecks, Eiders, Goldeneye and other diver ducks.
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today my friend and i shot, 2 drake bills, 1 drake golden, 1 drake buffie, 1 hen oldsquaw, and 2 hen goldens. we could of limited on buffies and killed anther golden but there were a ton of hen goldens and almost no drakes. the oldsquaw surprised the crap out of us.
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nothing more fun than gunning divers. You may have been seeing lots of immature drake goldeneye. There seems to be a ton of immature birds this year. They don't get full color their first year, so groups tend to seem hen heavy. I saw a group of 30 on the river a couple of days ago that had only 2 mature drakes, and a mix of about 50% hens and 50% immature drakes with the rest of the group.
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