field hunting by the river

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field hunting by the river

Postby Kansas_Killer » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:20 pm

I have a small corn field along a river in kansas. The field is probably only 2-3 acres big. I have never seen ducks land in the field and was wondering if it is a big enough field for ducks to land in. They are thousands of mallards that fly up and down the river all day long. I was wondering if I could pull some ducks down into the field if I setup 1/2 dozen field decoys and about a dozen floaters?
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Postby nharold » Mon Dec 22, 2008 5:45 pm

I would think so.All I have to hunt is fields and the ones that see me usually come and check me out.
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Postby Jarbo03 » Tue Dec 23, 2008 1:27 am

What river you huntin near? I hunt along the river here quite a bit also. River birds here are are hard to pattern, one day they will drop right in then next time wont even turn a head. I would give it a shot, dont give up if they dont come in first day.
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Postby Kansas_Killer » Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:39 pm

I hunt along the Solomon river near Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge.
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Postby Skyblaster7 » Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:46 am

You need some precip and I'd bet they'd give ya a look.
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Postby mattymurray » Wed Dec 31, 2008 5:13 pm

decoys are a very good idea, especially with water near.
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