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with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby cthunter144 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:48 am

How's everyone else doing this week before or after the snow ? Went out yesterday before the snow I love hunting before and during them. Right at first light a group of 8 to 10 specs came right over the marsh at 100 yards I only know it was them cause iv listened to them on recordings and went home yesterday to listen again, I clucked, moaned, murmured but they didn't stop I got the treat the of watching them coast too a sandbar about 300 yards down river and listened to them until I jumped them on way out cause they were right in the path to the ramp. The mallards where everywhere though shot my full limit by 735 only fired 5 shots 4 ducks best day iv had since second opener stayed till 9 and waited for the geese but only saw a pair that didn't even give a look, it seems like when goose was closed the migration was in full swing, hope more come around. Good luck out there this week !
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby UGADawg » Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:07 pm

What part of CT were you hunting? I have been hunting heavily in Milford area and not seeing many migratory birds yet and few Mallards.
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby a_w_taylor » Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:10 pm

Typically you won't see that many birds around Milford or the coast until the inland ponds, swamps, etc freeze up a bit more. Then the birds will tend to push to the coast and larger waters.
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby GuitarPlayer » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:25 pm

Did you say specs, as in specklebelly geese? I've been hunting for a while and have never seen one in Connecticut
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby cthunter144 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:30 pm

Yeah I swear iv heard recordings on waterfowl I.d. And they came right over bodys still dark cause it was first minutes of light, and like I said they coasted about 250-300 yards down and landed on the sandbar, I listend to them for awhile then after my duck shooting stopped and packed up I scared them on way back to ramp and I saw there backs when they were getting off the water. And I hunt central to southeastern ct, saw a group of 35 brant on scouting trip this pm after midday hunt torn to go either north or south tomorrow
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby GuitarPlayer » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:36 pm

Very cool.
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby GrndSwatter » Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:12 pm

GuitarPlayer wrote:Did you say specs, as in specklebelly geese? I've been hunting for a while and have never seen one in Connecticut



MAIDEN RULES!!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby Lead Shot Only » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:54 pm

Run to the hills!
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby GuitarPlayer » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:27 pm

GrndSwatter wrote:MAIDEN RULES!!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

They definitely do, I've seen them twice :grooving:
Lead Shot Only wrote:Run to the hills!

One of their best songs live :thumbsup:
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby Lead Shot Only » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:17 pm

Fear of the dark, my fav
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby GuitarPlayer » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:19 pm

I like pretty much everything. Their new album isn't quite as good as their old stuff but it's still a great album. My favorite song is Total Eclipse off of The Number of the Beast.
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby Citori16 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:16 pm

Well, seeing how this is a duck hunting site you should at least mention Aces High, or at least Tailgunner...2 Minutes to Shooting Time?
Did you say woodcock or woodduck?
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Re: with the weather came the waterfowl

Postby GuitarPlayer » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:04 am

:lol: 2 Minutes to Shooting Time, I like that
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