Houghton lake question!!!!???

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Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Bandedbrothers » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:58 pm

Alright here it is, I know no body is going to give away there spots which I don't blame you. I am just asking for a near by public boat launch to a near by spot where ducks are located or have been seen. My buddies and I are headed up that way for a one day hunt blind folded this weekend. We have a 1.5 hr drive and we would just like help to get a few duck. Like I said don't give me your hot spot but a spot where we can kill a few. I would appreciate it guys if you could help.
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby NuffDaddy » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:40 pm

Launch just north of houghton on old 27. I would suggest going up the day before you plan in hunting and do a little scouting. No one is going to give you a spot to go.
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Weedwacker » Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:51 am

NuffDaddy wrote:Launch just north of houghton on old 27. I would suggest going up the day before you plan in hunting and do a little scouting. No one is going to give you a spot to go.


And, plan on spending the night prior on the water where your going to hunt :beer:
As I remember it, that lake is very sensitive about hunters and "touching the bottom or private property"...

1.5 hour drive, I drive that far to work everyday !!
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Bandedbrothers » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:04 am

No no I'm not asking anyone to give up there spots, I know how the game works but I just wanted to directed to a launch that's would be close to some cattails and stuff. I'm going to try and get up there early enough to scout a bit but my buddies work later so by the time we get there it might be dark.
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Bandedbrothers » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:30 am

NuffDaddy wrote:Launch just north of houghton on old 27. I would suggest going up the day before you plan in hunting and do a little scouting. No one is going to give you a spot to go.

Are you talking about the launch near n Harrison rd and Carlo ave?
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Bandedbrothers » Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:58 pm

One quick question, I was looking at the map of houghton lake and it looks like there are houses all over the lake, is there any spots where it cattails and places that are hunt able. I have been hearing from people that say on that lake the house owners get real upset with us waterfowlers hunting that lake.
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Weedwacker » Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:16 am

Bandedbrothers wrote:One quick question, I was looking at the map of houghton lake and it looks like there are houses all over the lake, is there any spots where it cattails and places that are hunt able. I have been hearing from people that say on that lake the house owners get real upset with us waterfowlers hunting that lake.


Read my post about four post up, that's what I said.
It's 98% homes on the shore line, and bottom of lake is in their property deed, to center of lake. ( something like that).

Why are you so driven to hunt this piece of water, without anyone who knows all these little items :huh:
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Bandedbrothers » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:11 am

Yea I guess I miss that part, well we found another spot that we r going to hunt. I just heard duck hunting on that lake can be good. I'm just anxious to kill some ducks. I can't wait 10 more days for our season I open so that's why I decided houghton lake but we found another spot to go up there
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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Weedwacker » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:22 am

Bandedbrothers wrote:Yea I guess I miss that part, well we found another spot that we r going to hunt. I just heard duck hunting on that lake can be good. I'm just anxious to kill some ducks. I can't wait 10 more days for our season I open so that's why I decided houghton lake but we found another spot to go up there


OK, what area now are you heading to?

We are heading to the opener of middle zone today, in that general area.

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Re: Houghton lake question!!!!???

Postby Bandedbrothers » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:23 am

We headed west of houghton lake reedsburg damn and we saw a lot I ducks but there were just to many guys. Ducks would not settle down and it was all past shooting we would have some locked down and someone else would shoot and those ducks would take off. We only got one. It was just hell out there. It was a nice set up out there besides all the stumps. Thanks to the mud motors tht helped out a lot out there.
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