where to for mottled and tree ducks

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where to for mottled and tree ducks

Postby tiercel45 » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:35 pm

was thinkin bout goin down to florida next year for some duck hunting during the winter and wanted to find and area that would have tree ducks and mottleds, read an article in Outdoorlife bout hunting a refuge down in the everglades would that be a good place, any info would be great thanks
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Postby jedisme » Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:29 pm

south florida, for mottles and tree ducks. i belive tree ducks are a south american native and have taken up refuge in florida. might want to try americanwaterfowlers.com those guys could probably help you out more than i can.
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Postby kg4yus » Sat May 13, 2006 9:04 am

Mottled ducks or Florida Mallard's are found from the Southern points of Florida up to about Ocala. There are Plenty at MINWR.
Black Belly Whistling Ducks have found quite a niche here in Florida, breeding populations are found in almost every county in Central Florida.
There is a large population of near 300 that inhabit the areas around Emeralda Marsh. the first signs of hunting there they high tail out of the WMA and head for the residents yards around Lake Griffin where they are corn fed year round.

Here's a pic of a few of the BBWD's that were still around after mowing the yard on Lk. Griffin[/img]
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