native brookie wrote:I don't know that I'd go 2 weeks later. It would depend on what we'd be giving up earlier in the season.
I would trade the first 2 weeks in October in a heart beat in the new zone. Whats the point on the salt those weeks, park ducks?? I for one love shooting late season divers and Blacks. October is for woodducks inland anyway IMO
Why can't we use the same line we do for freshwater/saltwater fishing? Presumably all of the DIFW and Marine Patrol wardens know where that is.
mountainguy wrote:Coastal Zone was definitely a success for me. I'd just like to know if it was a success for the ducks too...doesn't affect migrating/wintering populations negatively? If its not a success for the ducks, ultimately its a disaster for the rest of us.
The changing climate is the big wild card here, apparently as recently as a decade ago we didn't need to wait until January for this kind of ice-up and hunting.
papageno wrote:Just curious,
If CZ doesn't open until later in October, doesn't that sacrifice early teal shooting - or don't teal use the salt marshes in Maine?
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