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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby whaknstak » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:15 am

tmclaimerFL wrote:
whaknstak wrote:I found em this am with the help of a knowledgeable friend. Wish he were closer to shoot it sat.

If conditions are similar, come legal sat morning it will be tragic.

Would that be me?


Not this time. Although I do wish you were closer, sadly I did not locate any birds on that body of water. Tried all week with no luck. I did mark several spots that looked good. Thanks again for your help!
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby tmclaimerFL » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:24 am

whaknstak wrote:
tmclaimerFL wrote:
whaknstak wrote:I found em this am with the help of a knowledgeable friend. Wish he were closer to shoot it sat.

If conditions are similar, come legal sat morning it will be tragic.

Would that be me?


Not this time. Although I do wish you were closer, sadly I did not locate any birds on that body of water. Tried all week with no luck. I did mark several spots that looked good. Thanks again for your help!

Damnit, I'm useless
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby whaknstak » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:27 am

There just isn't hardly any birds in the area. It has been terrible. Hopefully the spots you showed me will pay off in the regular season.
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby tmclaimerFL » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:54 am

whaknstak wrote:There just isn't hardly any birds in the area. It has been terrible. Hopefully the spots you showed me will pay off in the regular season.

Ill definitely be fishing all the way to the regular season.
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby whaknstak » Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:50 am

Just noticed this thread has over 4,000 views. Must have been the title :grin:
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby SWAMPMAN2 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:22 pm

Went to lake o today to try out my new sneak box and to do recon saw only one FLduck not very happy talk to three other hunters they also saw nothing .I may just hunt close to my home for open.
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby Glades hunter » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:04 am

Just saw seven teal flying by today by the road in southeast FL
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby Coonrod » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:30 am

Well that was certainly a fun weekend.
The teal showed up on my lake Sunday.
I think they literally arrived while I was
sitting in the marsh waiting for LST. I
heard the rush of wings go overhead in
the dark one way, then heard it again later.
Within 60 seconds of my taking my spot,
2 landed in my spread with 40 approaching.
Fun weekend. I might be feeling a little
under the weather Wed morning. I can
feel something coming on.
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby tmclaimerFL » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:41 am

Coonrod wrote:Well that was certainly a fun weekend.
The teal showed up on my lake Sunday.
I think they literally arrived while I was
sitting in the marsh waiting for LST. I
heard the rush of wings go overhead in
the dark one way, then heard it again later.
Within 60 seconds of my taking my spot,
2 landed in my spread with 40 approaching.
Fun weekend. I might be feeling a little
under the weather Wed morning. I can
feel something coming on.

Figures some would show up after the weekend
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby Coonrod » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:46 am

tmclaimerFL wrote:
Coonrod wrote:Well that was certainly a fun weekend.
The teal showed up on my lake Sunday.
I think they literally arrived while I was
sitting in the marsh waiting for LST. I
heard the rush of wings go overhead in
the dark one way, then heard it again later.
Within 60 seconds of my taking my spot,
2 landed in my spread with 40 approaching.
Fun weekend. I might be feeling a little
under the weather Wed morning. I can
feel something coming on.

Figures some would show up after the weekend


Of course. I'm gonna go Wednesday I think.
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby tmclaimerFL » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:52 am

Coonrod wrote:
tmclaimerFL wrote:
Coonrod wrote:Well that was certainly a fun weekend.
The teal showed up on my lake Sunday.
I think they literally arrived while I was
sitting in the marsh waiting for LST. I
heard the rush of wings go overhead in
the dark one way, then heard it again later.
Within 60 seconds of my taking my spot,
2 landed in my spread with 40 approaching.
Fun weekend. I might be feeling a little
under the weather Wed morning. I can
feel something coming on.

Figures some would show up after the weekend


Of course. I'm gonna go Wednesday I think.
If you're able to take off, and gamble the drive, you're welcome to join.

I would, but cant afford to at the time. Kill em all
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby MiccosukeeMeatDog » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:34 pm

Anybody have any luck in the lakes around Volusia and Brevard county? I'm just not seein the birds anywhere.
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby FreedomHunter » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:35 pm

Yeah actually saw a medium size group this am maybe 30-40 birds. Shot at 2 sets of double's blue wing teal and managed to bag a single by herself :thumbsup: . The two groups I missed was kind of a bummer but I saw some birds and was happy. After that 3 came in and almost landed dead center in my spread until they saw me standing on the side of the boat taking a piss :fingerhead: . I don't know if it is the light rain right now but most of the action I had was between 10:00-11:00am.

On a side note, I had about 10-15 black belly whistling ducks fly 8 feet above my boat never even new I was there. I was more shocked to see how slow they were flying.

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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby MiccosukeeMeatDog » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:51 pm

That's good to hear. Hopefully this front will have some more before it goes out again. Thank you! :beer:
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby FreedomHunter » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:07 pm

So today was the last day I am able to get out for the early Teal and wood duck. Buddy and I downed a bird each and this time should have been more, I don't know whats going on but I am missing to much and they were so close too. Maybe just excited that I am shooting at ducks again. Will be heading to the range to shoot some clays for practice. Anyways, mostly singles today as they flew into the spread and then had 1 group of 4 circle and try to land. Saw 4 or 5 Black Belly Whistling Ducks as they flew over. I can only hope they are here when the real season opens. Seems to me the teal are here and I am having better luck than last year with teal. I did not; however, see the large group like the day before. To me it is worth getting out, enjoying the sunrise, having a few laughs, and downing a bird or two. What a great sport!
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Re: Teal sightings?

Postby Coonrod » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:50 pm

FreedomHunter wrote:...I don't know whats going on but I am missing to much and they were so close too. Maybe just excited that I am shooting at ducks again...


I can relate.
The 2 teal that landed in my decoys,
I decided to walk out of my spot to flush them
up. The great thing about doing this is you can
sight in on em before they move. You know where
they are, and are gonna be. They'll be moving slow.
And they're close. Yet I missed. Twice. From 25 yds
max. I just suck is all. That's my only logical
conclusion.
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