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Just wondering if anyone has ever hunted waterfowl at the Patuxent Reasearch Refuge before. If so any decent results, Im thinking about trying it out tomorrow.
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Just wondering how you did if you went out last week. I've been out there 2 times this season and haven't even seen 1 goose. The last time I went the people at the check-in station said only 3 geese have been taken on the whole refuge which is over 9,000 acres.
I've hunted here off and on since the early 90's. The refuge is definitely overhunted. It is a first come first served area, but with good ole boys who think they own the place and people who don't respect it. If I were you I'd stay away and get either a licensed blind site or go down to public land in Southern Md or go over to the Eastern Shore. I have much better luck there than I do at Patuxent.
I've tried to put in suggestions for the waterfowling there and have either gotten shot down or been given the run around about why it's not a good idea.
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