Littleducker gets her first... and more

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Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby 733SubDucker » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:22 am

As some of you know, my oldest daughter Littleducker has over 6 years experience trudging along with me through muddy fields and frozen river banks, setting decoys, and grassing blinds. On Saturday she took her first duck and goose!

Absolutely arrogant "coyote hunters" threatening us, and another party of goose hunters setting up on the same property, increased the difficulty level, but we made the day into something truly special. We were also joined by a close friend and his 6yo daughter which was a lot of fun and went out for a big celebratory breakfast afterwards. It was fun to see other kids at the restaurant interested in the decoys and birds in the parking lot and their parents willingly bringing them over for a closer peek.


SUNRISE
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FIRST GOOSE
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FIRST DUCK (WHAT A DIRTY DRAKE)
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LITTLEDUCKERS FIRST 3 BIRDS
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Here are some videos of the morning. I'm so glad I bought it for just this occasion. MAKE SURE YOUR SELECT '1080HD' WHEN YOU VIEW IT.


Opening commentary ;-)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLEtX3KHnlI

What a sunrise…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrOh-0ny5gc

First goose!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udjP8T52pf4

First duck!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6hCeP0eR84

Last we time we hold back (more regrets and close calls)…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgjET8F_YDQ

Finishing more geese!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjDaqhFJXo8

BTW - My fat carcass did chase down and retrieve that goose... over 900 yards away... :doh

According to Littleducker, the gloves are off now and I could not be more proud.
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby Dogman » Mon Oct 07, 2013 2:28 pm

Never gets old seeing young ones coming up in the ranks.Well done Court. :thumbsup:
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby R-Factor » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:04 pm

Absolutely Awesome! :clapping:
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Postby ShotGunEd » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:23 pm

Most Excellent!!
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby 733SubDucker » Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:28 pm

Thanks guys. I'm very happy for her. Digital mediia today makes saving memories so much easier.
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Postby Seaductor » Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:06 am

To the "Ducker team"!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS!! great documentation of events too! You guys sure have fun out there!



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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby jperkins » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:15 am

Fantastic! Great post SD! It's always such a great feeling to be with someone when they get their first anything. Great videos too! Maybe tell those dog hunters to pretend like they're waterfowling- I've seen more coyotes from a layout blind than I ever have predator hunting. Again, CONGRATULATIONS!
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby tgs » Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:32 pm

Great job! More coming soon :yes:
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Postby Rise and Shine Retrievers » Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:39 am

Absolutely Awesome!

Most Excellent!!

Great job!


X2

My youngest has been going with me since he was 4. He just turned 22 and I still enjoy every moment with him in the field.
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby RedDog » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:23 am

Nice job, Court. Good times!
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby 733SubDucker » Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:06 am

Thanks guys.

I'll keep taking her as long as she wants or has time to go. She started middle school this year and I've been happy to hear that a couple of her new friends hunt with their dads too. Ran into a gentleman and his grandson hunting together the other day.

Good times all around.



Now we just need to get out and shoot some more birds! :hammer:
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Postby Coltongunner » Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:10 pm

That's awesome brother! Tell her congrats from MDI :thumbsup:
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Re: Littleducker gets her first... and more

Postby MaineHunter » Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:43 pm

Awesome! Congrats littleducker! Good shooting!
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