Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

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Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby Jianacesj » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:19 am

Hey every one my name is James and I'm kinda new to waterfowl hunting I've gone out opening day for about 6 seasons now but this year something happend opening day I shot my first duck it was a male wood duck and from then on I've been hooked I went out and got decoys and waders so far I have shot 1 wood duck 1 goose and 6 mallards since opening day so I feel like I have some decent spots the only thing is none of my friends hunt waterfowl and its not exactly the funnest thing dragging a 14 foot canoe through the woods in the pitch black by yourself so I am just looking for other waterfowl hunters in my area I live in monson and have a few spots here in town and other towns near by I have no problem sharing my spots with respectful hunters to have someone to hunt with and one other thing is I would like some advice on finding different types of ducks
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby MIKE J. » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:30 am

Welcome James, :thumbsup:

There are a few hunters from your area on the forum.
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby McManusClan5 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:55 am

:welcome:

Welcome!

Sounds like you're off to a great start this season. Warning, though, actually bagging ducks is like crack! :yes: :lol3:

Hope the rest of the season goes well for you, too.

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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby Professor_Leakey » Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:06 pm

Welcome to the forum. It sounds like you are off to a great start.
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby CoryS1826 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:22 pm

Hey James, I live in Palmer and am looking to hunt ducks and geese but dont know of any good places. I hunt pheasant and have two labs. Send me PM if you want to get together and shoot some ducks.
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby Joser06 » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:54 pm

Welcome to the site! I will say once you get your first one, it gets addicting. Glad to hear you have had some success this year and starting to get the hang of it.
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby MIKE J. » Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:04 pm

Welcome to the forum Corey :thumbsup:
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby Maurry » Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:09 pm

Welcome to the group, James! The members are quite supportive.

I live next door in Brimfield and will send you a PM about getting together.

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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby Maurry » Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:25 am

Went out this morning with James on a scout/hunt expedition. We did locate a decent hunting spot close to both of us. Moreover, we put up a teal and an owl. Not bad even though I am fairly certain the limit on owls is still zero.

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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby native brookie » Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:28 pm

Jianacesj wrote: its not exactly the funnest thing dragging a 14 foot canoe through the woods in the pitch black by yourselfs



Damn! I've been thinking that was the fun part for a long time. :wink:
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Re: Kinda new to waterfowl hunting

Postby Rise and Shine Retrievers » Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:10 am

Jianacesj wrote:
its not exactly the funnest thing dragging a 14 foot canoe through the woods in the pitch black by yourselfs


Damn! I've been thinking that was the fun part for a long time.


Many, many, many times. I'm way too old for that now.

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