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1st Lottery

Postby 709sim » Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:10 am

Anybody else get a draw? I'm from the STL area but got opening day at snakeden holler and nov 1 at banner marsh. May not be worth the drive but I like hunting new places. Never hunted either place but should be fun.

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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby 2takem » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:11 am

Both places can be good at times. I like to get my permits for snakeden late dec early Jan when we get a good push (lately that hasnt happen). I hunt banner quite a bit, need any help PM me. I can give some does and donts with banner and also which blinds are "boat to only" the rest you can walk to.

Happy hunting!

P.S. I put in for Spring lake bottoms hoping to try something new...........didn't get picked! Good thing we got drawn at Rice lake this year.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby waterfowler9 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:33 pm

Got rice Dec. 14 :fingerhead: Hopefully there will not be ice.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby luie b » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:03 pm

waterfowler9 wrote:Got rice Dec. 14 :fingerhead: Hopefully there will not be ice.

I hope there's ice by December 14, that'd be great!!! That would give us 10 good days left of awesome field hunting and actually getting mallards down here.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby brickgw » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:29 pm

Got opening day at duck ranch and Dec 3rd. Pumped!
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby asmythe32 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:41 pm

I got dec 15th at union county, never been there before. Can anyone who has been there tell me how it is?
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby berganser » Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:16 am

SnakeDen Hollow ( DEC. 19th )
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby DuckinFool » Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:11 am

Union Dec 11 and my son has Union Dec 18.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby Munchie » Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:19 pm

Hunting at Snakeden on halloween and Marshall on my birthday 12-14 :grooving:
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby aunt betty » Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:33 am

asmythe32 wrote:I got dec 15th at union county, never been there before. Can anyone who has been there tell me how it is?

They have goose pits with fields and two or three water holes with pits guarding them.
It used to be where MILLIONS of Canada geese wintered. That has all changed.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby Cujo1 » Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:16 am

asmythe32 wrote:I got dec 15th at union county, never been there before. Can anyone who has been there tell me how it is?

They have revamped the area from goose to duck with multiple flooded areas. Last year the drought and broken pumps really hampered the area. It can be top notch with water and a decent draw.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby aunt betty » Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:39 am

Cujo1 wrote:
asmythe32 wrote:I got dec 15th at union county, never been there before. Can anyone who has been there tell me how it is?

They have revamped the area from goose to duck with multiple flooded areas. Last year the drought and broken pumps really hampered the area. It can be top notch with water and a decent draw.

I know...grassey lake is a duck club now as well.
Things sure have changed in the last 25 years.
I gave old info. Sorry adam.
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby Foilesmigrator92 » Sat Sep 21, 2013 12:04 pm

We got dec 14th and jan 1st for union
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Re: 1st Lottery

Postby jwurts4 » Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:07 pm

horshoe jan 5th and jan 18th. Anyone know much about this area? When i do a search, most of the posts are very old and outdated. THe DNR website says i need a $10 permit. Check in and deliverd to blind by a truck? What kind of gear limitations do you have? Can we use our boat blind or do we have to hunt from a stake? Any info is helpful. Thanks
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