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Postby DUCK HUNTER123 » Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:25 am

hey guys, i have been looking around on the site, and it seems that everyone season except ours has already started, why is that. From what i know our season starts 11/22 and then come back in 12/3, Do we not have as many ducks as the sounding states or what. Since this cool weather has come in im starting to see more ducks coming in on some of these bigger lakes, I river hunt so should i start scouting the rivers and creeks or should i wait until the season is closer.

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Postby kyfowler » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:40 pm

The guy that I hunt with is hunting the Ohio season and he said he is seing a lot of geese and some ducks, on the river near the dam.
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Postby kyduck » Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:18 pm

The cold weather is what pushes the ducks more south. Dept of game and fish try to adjust the seasons using previous years as a guide. The northern states are usually colder...or get colder first and then the ducks migrate south with decreasing temps. Woodies and teal usually migrate earlier hence the early season.
Hope this helps...and yes it is never to early to scout. These extremely cold days probably won't last long...best hunting is usually late december-january around here.
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Postby TNT » Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:33 pm

I could not agree more JAN & DEC are our best months, so I think our season is fine but I realy miss that 2 day early season in NOV we always killed alot of teal.
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Postby Booney3721 » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:29 pm

What are you tlaking about? there still is the early part of the season in November. COme in on Thanksgiving mOrning and gos out tht sunday.
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Postby TNT » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:26 pm

Did you not read what I said TWO DAYS not 4.Thanksgiving is when Duck season use to open till year before last when they only opened it for a couple of days in NOV.
I'm talking about the early season we use to get the first weekend in NOVEMBER for 2 days, not the early 5 day season in SEPTEMBER or the 4 days the last of NOV. In are part of the state the teal are rarely here yet. We use to kill alot of them when we hade the early season as well as some big ducks like mallards & ect............
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Postby Duckslayer920 » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:35 pm

Yea it sucks when they all talk about the hunts theyre havin in november but at the end of december when everyone else is done for the year...were just gettin started :thumbsup: :wink:
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Postby quackstacker » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:39 pm

You are wrong again. The past 4 years that I have hunted the seaon for teal is in September for 5 days. Then in November the season opens again during thanksgiving week. Then the first of December the seaon opens and stays until the end of January. There as never been a 2 day season in November that I can think of except during the week of Thanksgiving. And in September its 5 days and not 4 days. This has been the season as long as I have been hunting. I just wanted to correct and set you straight TNT. LoL
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Postby TNT » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:44 pm

duck920 :thumbsup: AMEN BROTHER
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Postby TNT » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:58 pm

Maybe you guys should read this.WE have only had two years of the 4 days in NOV till this year that makes three 03-04(no),04-05(yes), 05-06(yes), 06-07 (yes this season) :crazy2:
I think there may have been another year back in 2000 but can't remember



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August 29, 2003 For more information call (800) 858-1549

For immediate release

2003-04 Waterfowl Seasons
Frankfort, KY, August 29, 2003 - The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission set the 2003 – 2004 waterfowl seasons and removed special regulations on striped bass on Kentucky Lake and Barkley Lake tailwaters at its quarterly meeting August 29 in Frankfort. The Fish and Wildlife Commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expenditures by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR). The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission must place waterfowl seasons in the framework mandated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service because all migratory game birds are under federal control.

Ducks, Coots and Mergansers:
-- The duck season (except for canvasback and pintails) will run for 60 consecutive days from November 27, 2003 (Thanksgiving Day) through January 25, 2004, statewide. The bag limits are the same as last season.
-- The season dates for mergansers and coots are the same as duck season dates for the 2003 – 2004 season. The daily bag limit for mergansers is five only one of which may be a hooded merganser. The daily limit for coots is 15.
-- The season on pintail and canvasback ducks is December 27, 2003 through January 25, 2004. The daily limit is one pintail and one canvasback duck. There was no hunting for canvasback ducks last season.

Dates for the goose hunting seasons are as follows:
Canada Geese:
-- Western Goose Zone (except the portion of Fulton County in Western Goose Zone that extends to February 15, 2004): December 6, 2003 – January 31, 2004
-- Pennyrile-Coalfield Goose Zone (including West-Central Canada Goose subzone): December 13, 2003 – January 31, 2004
-- Eastern Goose Zone: December 13, 2003 – January 31, 2004
-- Northeastern Canada Goose Zone: December 27, 2003 to January 4, 2004 and January 24 – January 31, 2004

White-fronted Geese:
-- Statewide: November 27, 2003 – February 1, 2004

Snow Geese:
Regular Season: November 27, 2003 – February 1, 2004
Conservation Order Season:
-- Eastern Goose Zone: February 2 – March 31, 2004
-- Western, Pennyrile-Coalfield and West-Central Goose Zones: February 2 – 6, 2004; February 9 – March 31, 2004
-- Fulton County: February 16 – March 31, 2004
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Postby quackstacker » Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:56 pm

cool, thanks for posting. It looks like you set me straight. LoL
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Postby TNT » Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:51 pm

I have emailed KDFWR too email me back with the set past seasons back to 1990 so I can show you guys there was a two day season in NOV
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Postby jbach » Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:14 pm

anyone going out this weekend?
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Postby quackstacker » Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:42 pm

What do you mean by going out this weekend?
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Postby DUCK HUNTER123 » Sat Oct 27, 2007 3:53 am

hey thanks for the info. guys that really helps. seens we had this ran and little cold front i have seen more birds start to come in, i hope there nothing this weekend. thanksgiving is opening day. I have read in some mags. that this season will be the best yet
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Postby big_country » Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:54 am

I doubt it will be the best season by far. We still need a lot of water in most places, especially in the west. Time will tell, its just beginning to feel like fall. First frost maybe sunday, its running a few weeks behind.
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Postby TNT » Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:36 am

I think he might have ment Turkey season and yes I am going. I killed my first ever with a bow 2 weeks ago. :hammer:
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Ohio River Zone

Postby jbach » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:01 am

quackstacker wrote:What do you mean by going out this weekend?


Ohio river zone. Did ok considering it's still October. 2 greenheads, 4 woody's, 2 buffleheads and 1 teal.
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Postby TNT » Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:13 pm

Is this the INDIANA early season your talking about? What do you mean by OHIO river zone?
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Postby jbach » Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:52 am

TNT wrote:Is this the INDIANA early season your talking about? What do you mean by OHIO river zone?


You are right. It's open to Kentucky Hunters as well. Always has been.

2007-08 late-season waterfowl hunting seasons
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Ducks, Coots and Mergansers
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Bag: 6 ducks, including not more than 4 mallards (only 2 of which may be female), 3 mottled ducks, 2 scaup, 2 redheads, 2 wood ducks, 2 canvasbacks, 1 black duck, and 1 pintail

North Zone
Oct. 13 - Oct. 19
Oct. 27 - Dec. 18

South Zone
Oct. 20 - Oct. 28
Nov. 21 - Jan. 10

Ohio River Zone
Oct. 27 - Oct. 28
Nov. 24 - Jan. 20
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Postby TNT » Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:58 pm

:huh: This is a Indiana season and you need a Indiana license to hunt the river. Ohio river zone is a zone set for the southern counties in Indiana not pertaining just to the river so if you do not have a IND license I would be carefull. However if you perchace one rock on man. :hammer:
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