Finally made it out

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Finally made it out

Postby Joser06 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:19 am

Ended up getting today off and was able to chase the geese I have been watching for the last week. Set up for them this morning and they came in. I ended up blowing some easy shots and I don't like the patterning of the black cloud BB but I did connect with 2 geese. First time shooting since last year so my shooting wasn't great but great to get back in the saddle. Nice healthy birds this year also.
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby Professor_Leakey » Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:34 pm

congrats on getting out for a hunt, losing some of the cobwebs, and connecting on 2 birds. i havent gotten out...am counting down the days though til ducks. :beer:
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby MIKE J. » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:10 pm

Nice Job Joser!

Try using #3 shot, I think you will see a difference.
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby HeritageHunter » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:56 pm

Congrats on the birds.

Blackcloud patterned the worst for me. #2 & #4 were what I tried and got better patterns out of the #2 & #4 Kent Faststeel. Half the price as well.
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby cape-shot » Tue Sep 24, 2013 3:35 pm

there you go Joser :thumbsup: I shoot federal blue box #2 for everything. They're cheap and they can knock em down.
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby woodduck14 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:35 pm

Congrats and well done. Always nice getting the years first birds...
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby Kraut » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:00 pm

I took a goose in early season this year. Marinated it for 3 days in a redwine concoction and seared it a perfect med rare (breasts). Man it was the worst thing i have tried in a long time, so gamey, tasted the iron flavor from whatever they were eating, do they all taste like this? I have been told there is nothing you can do to get the gamey taste out of it.
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Re: Finally made it out

Postby Professor_Leakey » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:57 pm

i tend to use geese for either sausage or jerky...theyre great for both. the times i have grilled them up i did notice the gameyness, but i actually like gamey things.

you can try soaking them in salted water, or milk overnight to help draw out some of the extra blood. that will help. also, i never marinate anything for more than a day. any time i have done that it overpowers the meat.

next time try soaking it in milk or salted water for a day...either that or grind it up into sausage or make jerky.
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