Marsh Tides and Ducks

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Marsh Tides and Ducks

Postby bpo » Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:15 pm

Hi Folks, I'm wondering if anyone has any experience hunting the riverine marshes at the prime time (early morning) when the tide is dead low. I'm sure everyplace is a bit different, but I'm fairly certain that a minus .8 tide will leave little if any water in little creek I hunted last week at high tide. My guess is there may be a 1-2 ft wide channel with a couple inches of water. I only have one more opportunity to hunt this split and I am wondering if I should be looking to the bigger water for my final outing. Not to mention I was hoping there might be some honkers in the area, but I doubt they like to land on muck. Once again - your sage advice is much appreciated.

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Re: Marsh Tides and Ducks

Postby gr8white » Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:15 pm

I've seen ducks use a location like that "only" during low tides, just to loaf on the mud flats.
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Re: Marsh Tides and Ducks

Postby Aunt Bee » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:28 pm

Nothin' like pickin' at some tasty, exposed snails!!
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Re: Marsh Tides and Ducks

Postby bpo » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:08 pm

Hmmm... Maybe I'll have to give it a shot to see what happens. Thanks for the advice.

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