A place to share Idaho bird hunting knowledge and discuss Idaho hunting tactics.
Moderators: donell67, Tenner, jjohnson_714
so my cousin and i were hunting today and have a small flock of 5 hen shovelers come into our spread. so he popped one. i would have, but i reached my "brown duck" limit of two (that way i dont accidently shoot over my limit on redheads/bluebills/ect. because they all look so close in flight). anyways they are one wierd looking duck.
- State Moderator
- Posts: 2549
- Joined: Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:47 pm
- Location: Coeur d'Alene
weve shot 2 so far this year. probly will be ok for jerky but other ways cooked they taste pretty bad.
- Forum & State Moderator
- Posts: 1621
- Joined: Tue Sep 28, 2004 3:14 pm
- Location: idaho
Yes, there are spoonies in Idaho. I pop one or two every year. The drake is a pretty bird. First bird I ever shot.
- Posts: 1288
- Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2005 9:37 am
- Location: Hayden, ID
I shot 2 several years ago. Heard how bad they taste so I took them to the local smoke house. I took a bit out of the first and gagged. Took a bite from the second bird with equal results. Threw them both in the trash. I will shoot a drake for the wall........but wont waste a shell on the hens. BTW.......go to a sewer lagoon with binocs and tell me what ya see
- Posts: 110
- Joined: Fri Dec 30, 2005 10:32 pm
- Location: Idaho
Return to Idaho Duck Hunting
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests