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Finding the X

Postby Inigo Montoya » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:06 pm

I have read on here several times about hunting at the x on a lake. I went scouting with a buddy today on two different lakes and never saw an x. My question is..what am I looking for exactly? We found a few spots where the banks made corners but no x. We found a big clump of grass that made a y. Is there an x in every lake and if so what is it made of? Thanks.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby bighop » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:22 pm

You have to look at it from above, like the ducks do. You'll need to rent a plane, or learn to hang glide, or jump really high.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby Greenheadindy » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:31 pm

Inigo Montoya wrote:I have read on here several times about hunting at the x on a lake. I went scouting with a buddy today on two different lakes and never saw an x. My question is..what am I looking for exactly? We found a few spots where the banks made corners but no x. We found a big clump of grass that made a y. Is there an x in every lake and if so what is it made of? Thanks.


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Re: Finding the X

Postby Inigo Montoya » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:32 pm

I have looked at aerial photos of these lakes and can not see anything that looks like an x.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby ScaupHunter » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:32 pm

A smart hunter takes a can of Duck X brand spray paint and makes his own X.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby t_baker » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:33 pm

Its right in between the W and the Y
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Re: Finding the X

Postby WoodyWhiffingMG » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:33 pm

bighop wrote:You have to look at it from above, like the ducks do. You'll need to rent a plane, or learn to hang glide, or jump really high.


This^^^

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Re: Finding the X

Postby bighop » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:42 pm

WoodyWhiffingMG wrote:
bighop wrote:You have to look at it from above, like the ducks do. You'll need to rent a plane, or learn to hang glide, or jump really high.


This^^^

Ducks only land on Nazca Lines.

I've hand them land on Langer's Lines as well.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby bighop » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:42 pm

Inigo Montoya wrote:I have looked at aerial photos of these lakes and can not see anything that looks like an x.

The X will not show up in photography, similar to vampires.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby WoodyWhiffingMG » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:43 pm

bighop wrote:
WoodyWhiffingMG wrote:
bighop wrote:You have to look at it from above, like the ducks do. You'll need to rent a plane, or learn to hang glide, or jump really high.


This^^^

Ducks only land on Nazca Lines.

I've hand them land on Langer's Lines as well.


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Re: Finding the X

Postby Underradar » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:49 pm

Not X. Hex. Its a voodoo thing.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby bighop » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:51 pm

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Re: Finding the X

Postby bighop » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:52 pm

Hey, LA guys. That thing under the flying pig, next to the chick with the big thighs...



what's the recipe for that?
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Re: Finding the X

Postby Underradar » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:57 pm

bighop wrote:Hey, LA guys. That thing under the flying pig, next to the chick with the big thighs...



what's the recipe for that?

Use your deviled egg recipe.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby bighop » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:58 pm

Underradar wrote:
bighop wrote:Hey, LA guys. That thing under the flying pig, next to the chick with the big thighs...



what's the recipe for that?

Use your deviled egg recipe.

awesome, thanks!
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Re: Finding the X

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:52 pm

I am lazy so I ask ppl online.
They told me to look between W and Y.
Easy peasy!
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Re: Finding the X

Postby La. Hunter » Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:00 pm

Inigo Montoya wrote:I have read on here several times about hunting at the x on a lake. I went scouting with a buddy today on two different lakes and never saw an x. My question is..what am I looking for exactly? We found a few spots where the banks made corners but no x. We found a big clump of grass that made a y. Is there an x in every lake and if so what is it made of? Thanks.


Sometimes the X can be found in the clump of grass that makes the Y, sometimes it's right below it.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby Botiz630 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:01 pm

Inigo Montoya wrote:I have read on here several times about hunting at the x on a lake. I went scouting with a buddy today on two different lakes and never saw an x. My question is..what am I looking for exactly? We found a few spots where the banks made corners but no x. We found a big clump of grass that made a y. Is there an x in every lake and if so what is it made of? Thanks.


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Re: Finding the X

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:05 pm

Botiz630 wrote:
Inigo Montoya wrote:I have read on here several times about hunting at the x on a lake. I went scouting with a buddy today on two different lakes and never saw an x. My question is..what am I looking for exactly? We found a few spots where the banks made corners but no x. We found a big clump of grass that made a y. Is there an x in every lake and if so what is it made of? Thanks.


I feel bad for you folks who've never seen the X.

Yeah, we all get up and leave our warm bushy y's (pun intended) in search of that wascally X. :yes:
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Re: Finding the X

Postby ScaupHunter » Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:16 pm

I plan to follow the bushy Y to the X later tonight.

Finding the X is easy when you know what your doing.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby Anoldhuntersc » Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:27 pm

Taste of copper. Or so I'm told.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby grizz18 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:34 pm

Find any body of water that crosses the Appalachian flyway...that's the x you are looking for.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby trigger22 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:54 pm

Make your own X with your decoys. No matter where you are if you set them out in an X pattern the ducks will pile in. Notice I am using a capital X and not a lowercase x. It makes a difference


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Re: Finding the X

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:08 pm

Put three blinds in a triangle in good duck turf.
Put hunters in all three blinds.
The ducks will land exactly perfectly in the center of the triangle, just out of reach.
That is simply how it works.
Empty the blinds set up on the "x" and killem.
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Re: Finding the X

Postby Indaswamp » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:38 pm

bighop wrote:Image

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