Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

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Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby kicknaoutdoors » Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:50 am

with all of the talk of ice moving in, what is the thoughts of everyone about the ducks moving out until the weather moves on.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby ArkansasRobertson » Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:52 am

kicknaoutdoors wrote:with all of the talk of ice moving in, what is the thoughts of everyone about the ducks moving out until the weather moves on.


Oh hell no, its gonna be the best hunting of the year. Ponds freeze up, same ducks in less water.

I am trying ti figure out how i can get there is the main problem. ice is impossible
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby greenster » Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:23 am

should be some great hunting... huge push of ducks coming.. millions counted on little mo river. hopeing work cancels.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby ArkansasRobertson » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:03 am

greenster wrote:should be some great hunting... huge push of ducks coming.. millions counted on little mo river. hopeing work cancels.


NO JOKE! My company beleives you should be working unless your dead or using TOWP. It only really bothers me when all my government employee friends are hunting and im sitting in front of a computer.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby CrazyDrake » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:30 am

we'll be there. Coming in tonight. Family got into them good this morning. Hoping to be able to keep a hole open. If we can it should be special.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby ArkansasRobertson » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:38 am

CrazyDrake wrote:we'll be there. Coming in tonight. Family got into them good this morning. Hoping to be able to keep a hole open. If we can it should be special.


good luck. 4 degrees on saturday morning hott damn bring some heat
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby redneckgoosebuster22 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:01 pm

be there saturday evening ducks will be fallowing me down I-55 used to hunting the ice so cant wait :thumbsup:
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby ArkansasRobertson » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:45 pm

two my buddies went to bayou meto this morning. killed 15 with 4 other guys in the rain.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby banana0721 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:10 pm

CrazyDrake - no way a field will be kept open. Ducks wont be back until it thaws in the fields. If you have a swamp/reservoir/river hole, you can probably keep it open for a bit. Gonna be tough and cold though. Just be careful trying to get there on icy roads and be careful in these temps to not get wet. Otherwise, smack em if you can.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby AR Dave » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:59 pm

I was hunting from 12-4pm today - constant strings of geese flying over the whole time along with a lot of ducks. Not sure if the ducks were new ones coming in, but there sure was a lot of traffic in the sky.
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby delta duckhunters » Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:28 pm

We found a few hundred ducks feeding in the shallow part of a deep water bean field of ours today close to Monroe... Saw allot of ducks and tons of geese. Going after em in the am in Muddy Water Camo with plenty of HeviShot!
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby steve-o » Sat Dec 07, 2013 10:20 pm

you pro-staff for muddy water and hevishot don't you? :hi:
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby whisperin' duck » Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:10 pm

steve-o wrote:you pro-staff for muddy water and hevishot don't you? :hi:


No way, he just really likes their stuff!
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby AR Dave » Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:37 am

Shallow water freezing - deeper water staying open. We were surprised to find open water yesterday in the deeper part of swamp. Mid 30's Day / Mid 20's Night - temperature not dropping as much as predicted..
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Re: Hows the Ice going to effect everyone this weekend

Postby redneckgoosebuster22 » Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:13 pm

Snows everywhere saw a ton of mallards around in any open water they can find fields seem to be thawing slowly despite being just above freezing river hunt tomorrow rice or reservoirs tuesday wednesday hoping for the timber to be open up better by thursday hear ducks were around but leary to get down in the timber holes w the low ceiling n ice but slightly successful roads deffinatly improved from the drive in yesterday good luck boys


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