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Successful Nesting

Postby rcatron » Wed May 28, 2014 7:42 am

Anyone else noticing a bunch of geese without little ones? It seems like I'm seeing more this year than normal. I guess with the late cold spells we had, several are sitting on their second nest
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby mmayes » Wed May 28, 2014 9:55 am

Where I am at most pairs have 5-6 fuzzballs

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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby brsutton86 » Fri May 30, 2014 8:20 am

The 2 neighbors ponds have a pair with 5 or so. The pair on my pond never hatched any. This is the third year Ive owned this farm. All three years they sit on the nest a week or 2 longer it seems than other birds in the area. And then I never see any little ones. I even tied the little dock I have with the nest on it out on the middle of the pond. Thought maybe yotes were getting them. But that didnt help. I dont know what the deal is.
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby rank duck » Fri May 30, 2014 8:50 am

There are a couple pair that spend time in my pond and my neighbors. Both pair had little ones.
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby KyFowl20 » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:52 pm

I've noticed this as well. I'm already seeing groups of 15-20 mature birds together. I haven't seen the first little one yet. But I haven't really been looking much either. Been working my nads off so I can pay for a good season.


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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby rcatron » Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:03 am

Well they have showed up in force now so I guess it was just late nesting at the areas I've been checking. If they act like they have the past several years it doesn't really matter though. They'll be in the same spot right up to the end of august and then decide to switch to areas I can't shoot them. Never feels good to get outsmarted by a goose
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby brsutton86 » Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:36 pm

I dont even scout untill a couple days before September. They never keep the same patterns after late july. Ive noticed this week they have been grouping back up. Im pretty pumped about the limit raise to 5.
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby teddysberna » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:44 pm

brsutton86 wrote:I dont even scout untill a couple days before September. They never keep the same patterns after late july. Ive noticed this week they have been grouping back up. Im pretty pumped about the limit raise to 5.



I just want a chance to shoot 5 of them bastards during 1 hunt !!! :hammer:
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby KyFowl20 » Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:31 pm

teddysberna wrote:
brsutton86 wrote:I dont even scout untill a couple days before September. They never keep the same patterns after late july. Ive noticed this week they have been grouping back up. Im pretty pumped about the limit raise to 5.



I just want a chance to shoot 5 of them bastards during 1 hunt !!! :hammer:

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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby rcatron » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:21 am

One hunt with teddy will scar you for life...you've been warned
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Re: Successful Nesting

Postby teddysberna » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:22 am

Eaassssssy there Robert. It's been a blessing.


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