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What about you central zone guys???

Postby chrispbrown27 » Sat Nov 12, 2005 10:39 pm

I'm not hearing anything out of you central zone guys, what's going on up there? Seems the north zoners like to talk about whats going on, but you guys aren't saying much. So what are you central zone guys seeing? Please let it be good news!
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Postby little goose » Sun Nov 13, 2005 1:51 pm

Hunted yesterday at the river. Four of us end up with 16 mallards. Out of the sixteen two were banded and one was a jack frost band. We are seeing new birds. Wish i was out today with those winds. Hows the rest of you guys doin.
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Postby takem558 » Mon Nov 14, 2005 11:11 am

things getting a little better.new ducks in the area.we got a couple gadwall,blue & green teal ,a ring neck,couple woodies & the mallards are back though not in full force.I hunt flooded corn just off ill.river about 10 miles south of lacon/20 miles north of east peoria.starting 2 hold more ducks over night.we only shoot till noon tues,thur,sat & sun.I'm goin down wed to shoot on thur.supposed to be cold for a change.
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Postby little goose » Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:33 pm

Hey takem558
What club are you in. How close are you fro the woodford county ditch. I used to hunt a club right around there. Its a good area.
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Postby takem558 » Sun Nov 27, 2005 11:41 am

I've been hunting the golden eye duck club for 40 years now(I'm 50).It's right at the entrance to woodford county preserve,a few miles south of the midway duck inn,or right next door to dempsy's club if you really know the area!
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Postby little goose » Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:46 pm

Yeah my dad and I use to hunt Fort Cowan's club so i know that area pretty well. Now we are hunting a blind at woodford. Good luck the rest of the year. We have been doing somewhat good. We were ice uped over the weekend so i dont know how its doing.
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Postby takem558 » Mon Nov 28, 2005 8:33 am

cold front comin in so i'm driving down today to shoot tommorow.we got pumps & bubblers on most blinds to keep the water open so ice is no longer an issue.good luck to you too! do you know george smith from lacon?he's been our club manager for the last 30 years plus.i'll be eating dinner in the club lacon tonight if their open on mondays.
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Postby Atomicpunk5 » Thu Dec 01, 2005 4:20 pm

Bubblers to keep the ice out? You guys probably have Camo golf carts at your country club as well :smile:
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Postby takem558 » Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:03 am

HOW'D YA KNOW!?Yup we got them too!Shot tues. & thur. & limited out both days.Lottsa ducks down.I'll be shootin sat & sun too.tons of mallards & some gadwall,still got some woodies & amazingly i shot a blue wing teal!I figured they'd be long gone by now.
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Postby Atomicpunk5 » Sun Dec 04, 2005 1:45 pm

Sounds like a another mixed bag. See any Redwing blackbirds? :getdown:
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Postby Take'em Now » Mon Dec 05, 2005 9:50 am

Went to Braidwood Lake Hunt Club on Saturday. we where four hunters and a guide( 5 total) We had 20 mallards, and 10 geese. Great hunt and a great guide, his name is Scott. Sorry but no photos (camrea batteries where dead) We where hunting in a heated pit. We had a great time, long time since i was able to shoot that much.
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Postby takem558 » Mon Dec 05, 2005 10:50 am

sat was fantastic in woodford!4 guns 24 ducks.sun not bad 13 ducks.still lottsa gadwall around but mallards way down on sun.
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Postby little goose » Mon Dec 05, 2005 8:51 pm

Went down to woodford on saturday to pick up the boat and dad and i decided to drive down to the ramp and see if there was any ducks flyin. It was about 4:00. Lots of ducks in the air. There was alot of ducks flyin on main channel.
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Postby takem558 » Tue Dec 06, 2005 9:18 am

for the record that smartass atomicpunk is my buddy who has been hunting with me for years.in fact he'd never hunted anything until i showed him the light!with in 2 years of me turnin him into a duck hunter he dumped his peta fiance,bought a lab,joined a club & married a girl who gave him a shotgun for their wedding.DANG I'M GOOD! :salude:
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Postby Atomicpunk5 » Tue Dec 06, 2005 10:22 am

Amen my friend.......

Whack em & Stack em.......
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Postby Illinois-Ducker » Tue Dec 06, 2005 5:37 pm

Wow, very impressive, only a couple thousand of those guys to go!!
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Postby DRYLOK » Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:22 pm

I have hunted 5 days been in on 26 ducks and 9 geese.Now we are starting to lock up.Tomorrow we either won't kill anything or we'll mash 'em!I'd say you southern boys should keep a close eye to the north tomorrow,or actually probably should have been doing that yesturday and today.Good Luck
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Postby takem558 » Mon Dec 12, 2005 10:33 am

Whack em & stack em is right! atomic punk,myself & another friend shot out (18 ducks) sat & sun.I can't remember seeing more ducks!helova bag too!mallards,green wing teal,gadwall,1 woodie, 1 pintail & 1 widgeon.only hard part was making sure we didn't shoot the spoonies.I have never seen so many spoonies in my life.we were into the bloody marys by 9 on sat...took till 11 on sun.after a very slow start this is turning into an epic year. :yes:
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Postby DRYLOK » Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:13 am

Fri - Scouted
Sat - 3 guns,12 mallards,1 pintail,1 goose :salude:
Sun - 4 guns,4,mallards,8 geese :getdown:

Can't beat bigfoot on the ice! :cool:
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Postby takem558 » Fri Dec 16, 2005 10:47 am

shot thur & it was way down in production.gadwall & teal may be gone.mallards seem to have figured out that we stop at noon.5 mallards is all we got & the started coming in @ 12:30 sportin rolex watches on their feet.
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Postby takem558 » Fri Dec 16, 2005 10:50 am

Hey little goose....whats a " jack frost" band?i never heard that b4.
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Postby Atomicpunk5 » Fri Dec 16, 2005 1:15 pm

Takem558,

Should have brought your "lucky charm" hunting buddy with you. Bet you would have kille dmore ducks.. :cool:
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Jack Frost

Postby little goose » Sun Dec 25, 2005 8:13 pm

Yeah didnt know what Jack Forst was either. The band had a web site on it, a number, and black slough on the band. The web site is frostwaterfowl.com u can learn about it on here.
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Postby takem558 » Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:08 am

Thanks L.G.I'll look into that.Shot yesterday & limited out on mallards in short order.Never saw any "bonus" ducks.Now I go into depression cause I won't get to hunt ducks for 10 more months.
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Postby Atomicpunk5 » Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:04 am

10 months? Sounds like time for a Chicken Hunt in Seneca. Dogs need work.. :thumbsup: [/b]
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