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Central zone

Postby Grossy23 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:48 am

Well , how goes it out there ? It's been quiet on here , no one posting its good or bad . I'll start : had a great opener , lots of birds around . Now , not so much . Warm front shut m down it seems .
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Re: Central zone

Postby KillerKowalski » Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:51 am

Terrible and a waste of time at the moment. Opening weekend told me enough that I need to know. There are better options in the Northern zone.
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Re: Central zone

Postby QuackHonkBang » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:00 pm

Due to my job and family obligations, yesterday was my opener. 2 mallards, 1 woody, 1 gadwall. Can't complain. The only thing bad was my shooting. :thumbsup:
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Re: Central zone

Postby supr87gt » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:01 pm

KillerKowalski wrote:Terrible and a waste of time at the moment. Opening weekend told me enough that I need to know. There are better options in the Northern zone.



Maybe it was "the luck of the draw"... :beer:
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Re: Central zone

Postby KillerKowalski » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:11 pm

:lol: Not quite. Stupid immature decision on anothers part. Laughing stock right here. :fingerhead:
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Re: Central zone

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:41 am

supr87gt wrote:
KillerKowalski wrote:Terrible and a waste of time at the moment. Opening weekend told me enough that I need to know. There are better options in the Northern zone.



Maybe it was "the luck of the draw"... :beer:


:lol3: :lol3: :lol3:
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Re: Central zone

Postby Azarnazar » Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:07 am

You can only get lucky at the draw if you show up. Know what I mean 87gt
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Re: Central zone

Postby supr87gt » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:25 am

Azarnazar wrote:You can only get lucky at the draw if you show up. Know what I mean 87gt



Not really. But I feel like I should look for the van that says "free candy" on the side to find out if you are there or not.
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Re: Central zone

Postby luie b » Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:41 am

Covered in birds saturday, killed 2 gadwall,a teal, 3 woodies and a hooded merganser. Lots of flight ducks, probably saw 4,000 flying high saturday over our farm pond. Sunday was slower only saw a few high fliers and managed to kill 3 spoonies. Don't know how this weekend will be...
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Re: Central zone

Postby redneckgoosebuster22 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:13 pm

thought i was the only one who shot hoodies, lol. Shot a "nice" hen the other day that i may put on the wall with my drake just to have the pair. what are they doin down here already anyways? They say they breed here but ive never seen it in my lifetime.
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Re: Central zone

Postby luie b » Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:36 pm

redneckgoosebuster22 wrote:thought i was the only one who shot hoodies, lol. Shot a "nice" hen the other day that i may put on the wall with my drake just to have the pair. what are they doin down here already anyways? They say they breed here but ive never seen it in my lifetime.

This is the second time I've ever seen a hoodie in my life. The two gadwall I shot were also the first gadwall I've ever seen firsthand too. Was a weird morning...
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Re: Central zone

Postby KillerKowalski » Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:56 pm

Luie's Guide Service with those kill totals! :bow:
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Re: Central zone

Postby luie b » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:45 pm

Oh yea! Breakfast not included with hunts.lol
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Re: Central zone

Postby rism » Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:27 am

Grossy - check your pm's
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Re: Central zone

Postby Grossy23 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:20 am

Gotcha . Heading out with rain gear to a local spot this morning . Probly wasting our time .
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Re: Central zone

Postby catdiesel15 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:38 pm

Opener, decent ... no complaints

This past weekend, sucked ballz :help:
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Re: Central zone

Postby KillerKowalski » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:44 pm

Grossy23 wrote:Gotcha . Heading out with rain gear to a local spot this morning . Probly wasting our time .


Grossy, you have a report for this morning? Thinking about heading down tomorrow morning.
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Re: Central zone

Postby Grossy23 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:20 pm

Yep . Xtremely slow on the local lake . Rained all morning , got soaking wet for nothing . Good luck if you go . Wednesday forecast is 100 percent chance of rain .
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Re: Central zone

Postby aunt betty » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:50 pm

It's always best in the middle of a storm system...@
Drive around on cloudy windy rainy days a count birds in flight. Crows everything. You will notice more movement prior to and after a storm system.
Same at the grocery store...

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Re: Central zone

Postby sureshot 612 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:53 pm

KK were in the central zone are you heading
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Re: Central zone

Postby KillerKowalski » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:54 pm

Grossy23 wrote:Yep . Xtremely slow on the local lake . Rained all morning , got soaking wet for nothing . Good luck if you go . Wednesday forecast is 100 percent chance of rain .


Figured as much. The constant rain in the forecast doesn't look promising for flight. Maybe after in the evening, but I'll be workin.
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Re: Central zone

Postby Grossy23 » Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:04 am

Still raining . Not getn soaked two days in a row . Of course my buddy will get in to some this morning if he goes out .
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Re: Central zone

Postby roadbildr » Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:39 am

Had out of town soccer tourney opening weekend, trip to Iowa for pheasant last weekend and still don't have the blind on the boat :sad: hope to make it out by Thanksgiving at this point
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Re: Central zone

Postby KillerKowalski » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:29 am

Grossy23 wrote:Still raining . Not getn soaked two days in a row . Of course my buddy will get in to some this morning if he goes out .


We didn't go out either. Thinking I will regret it later. Seemed a heavy feed started early yesterday evening. Co-workers field was loaded with geese and Mallards before 2 yesterday and poured into it up until sunset.
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Re: Central zone

Postby Grossy23 » Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:53 pm

Buddy called me from blind saying he was seeing high flocks heading south . He called again an hour later saying he was still seeing birds . He went to the blind around 7 30 after the rain that we were supposed to get most of the day quit . Of course I couldn't take it so I went at 11 30 . We saw flocks heading south consistently till around 2 , at least 12 bunches . Unfortunately , none of them would work so we put up a goose egg .
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