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It doesn't matter what time I pick up, I get busted.

Postby MinnesotaDan » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:18 pm

I swear no matter what time I pick-up the decoys, I get busted by some stupid ducks that want in bad but I'm standing in the decoys picking up like a dummy. Like I say I wanna pick up, wait 15 minutes after that, then 15 minutes after that, and not see one duck in that time, but the SECOND I get outta my blind and start wrapping up decoys I group of ducks decides to circle over low and then take off. Even if I pick up after hours it still happens, but then I don't feel as bad at least.
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Postby Indaswamp » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:31 pm

Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....
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Postby D Comeaux » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:32 pm

Never fails, does it?
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Postby MinnesotaDan » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:40 pm

Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....


I like that. Like there is seriously some science too it lol
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Postby waterfowlman » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:43 pm

MinnesotaDan wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....


I like that. Like there is seriously some science too it lol


Wade out to pick up a dead duck without your gun and watch how many birds dump right into your rig.
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Re: It doesn't matter what time I pick up, I get busted.

Postby MinnesotaDan » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:46 pm

waterfowlman wrote:
MinnesotaDan wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....


I like that. Like there is seriously some science too it lol


Wade out to pick up a dead duck without your gun and watch how many birds dump right into your rig.


Absolutely. I keep my burner on me at all times, and I don't see anything. I put it down for 1 minutes and in they come.


A few weekends ago it got slow and I went to drop a duece in the bushes. About 15 mallards came and in my buddy still the blind blasted away and didn't drop a single one. That was bad, didn't even get a show.
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Postby DuckManClyde » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:46 pm

Had that happen the last time. sat an hour and nothing, pushed out, had half the deeks in the boat. and around 12 teal flew right over, two quacks later and they had landed about 20 yards out. buddy had his gun packed up so he used mine ( im packing decoys at this point ) one waterswat later we had 3 flopping teal. Silly Teal... :hammer:
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Postby T Man » Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:46 pm

MinnesotaDan wrote:
waterfowlman wrote:
MinnesotaDan wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....


I like that. Like there is seriously some science too it lol


Wade out to pick up a dead duck without your gun and watch how many birds dump right into your rig.


Absolutely. I keep my burner on me at all times, and I don't see anything. I put it down for 1 minutes and in they come.


A few weekends ago it got slow and I went to drop a duece in the bushes. About 15 mallards came and in my buddy still the blind blasted away and didn't drop a single one. That was bad, didn't even get a show.


As soon as the waders are down, the birds pile in. Its the third law of Duck Physics.

The one time last year I saw two specks my gun was hanging from a branch 20 yards away and the birds were close enough I could have killed them with a rake.
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Postby huntfishnv » Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:52 pm

Ive honestly just stopped worrying about this, it'd drive me crazy.
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Postby Rick Hall » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:41 am

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Re: It doesn't matter what time I pick up, I get busted.

Postby swampbilly 1980 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:04 am

Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....

:lol3:
:yes: :thumbsup:

Don't care who you are, where you're from, rich or poor, or what you're doing, DUCKPHYSICS WILL PREVAIL :hi:

You can sit in a blind from legal shootin' all day and not see anything that even resembles a duck 'til it's time to pick up decoys.

And as soon as you get the weight/line on about the 3rd one wound up, you're going to see ducks.
And oh-
You'll even hear ducks feed chuckling overhead while settin' decoys in the a.m. too, (and get all excited) then not see anything ALL day "until that special time" :smile:
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Postby aunt betty » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:34 am

Couple years back...I left the blind for reason #2...turtling a T---.
Got about 50 yards from the blind and a lone snow goose glided in and crashed thru the ICE in the center of six canada floaters.

Had time to run back, get gun, and shoot it because it was stuck. No canada floaters were harmed luckily.

I broke all the laws of duck physics that morning. It was a goose. Its ok.
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Postby jaysweet3 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:31 am

Someone needs to market a decoy of a guy taking a leak.
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Postby whisperin' duck » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:50 am

Yup, and as soon as cannons wife calls ducks start working. I can't lie, on slow mornings I anticipate the phone ringing.
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Re: It doesn't matter what time I pick up, I get busted.

Postby swampbilly 1980 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:52 am

jaysweet3 wrote:Someone needs to market a decoy of a guy taking a leak.

:lol3: :clapping:
Right!
Hey one could get a still of himself picking up decoys or taking a leak.. make it into a two sided Fathead :yes:
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Postby beretta24 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:58 am

huntfishnv wrote:Ive honestly just stopped worrying about this, it'd drive me crazy.

I try, but am not very successful.
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Postby Cliner » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:23 am

#Duckphysics It's the new fad.
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Postby swampbilly 1980 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:28 am

Cliner wrote:#Duckphysics It's the new fad.

I thunk of it all by myself.

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Postby tigerinfielder3 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:55 am

never fails, it always happens!!
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Postby OHIODUCKA5 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:59 am

swampbilly 1980 wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....

:lol3:
:yes: :thumbsup:

Don't care who you are, where you're from, rich or poor, or what you're doing, DUCKPHYSICS WILL PREVAIL :hi:

You can sit in a blind from legal shootin' all day and not see anything that even resembles a duck 'til it's time to pick up decoys.

And as soon as you get the weight/line on about the 3rd one wound up, you're going to see ducks.
And oh-
You'll even hear ducks feed chuckling overhead while settin' decoys in the a.m. too, (and get all excited) then not see anything ALL day "until that special time" :smile:


Swampbilly. Teach us new guys more about this Duck Physics phenomena.
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Postby CrazyDrake » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am

Never ever fails. Few years ago we had limited out already, had guns unloaded and were pumping out the blind with the 4 wheeler sitting there running and had spoonies FALLING into the decoys. We'd throw shell hulls at em, then 5 minutes later another group!

If all else fails just get out of the blind and walk around a bit!
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Postby swampbilly 1980 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:58 am

OHIODUCKA5 wrote:
swampbilly 1980 wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:Swampbilly calls it "Duck physics". It's a law of duck hunting....

:lol3:
:yes: :thumbsup:

Don't care who you are, where you're from, rich or poor, or what you're doing, DUCKPHYSICS WILL PREVAIL :hi:

You can sit in a blind from legal shootin' all day and not see anything that even resembles a duck 'til it's time to pick up decoys.

And as soon as you get the weight/line on about the 3rd one wound up, you're going to see ducks.
And oh-
You'll even hear ducks feed chuckling overhead while settin' decoys in the a.m. too, (and get all excited) then not see anything ALL day "until that special time" :smile:


Swampbilly. Teach us new guys more about this Duck Physics phenomena.

It's very complicated :biggrin:
Bottom line-
If you step out of the blind to pay rent on that coffee you drank earlier, or to make a "deposit" TAKE your gun with you. And for 'gawd sakes make sure you've got the big opening of your waders tucked far enough underneath of you when 'ya squat, (better to crap on the outside of 'em than to crap on the inside), and bring enough bio-degradable striking paper to do the job- and toss that underneath the blind. (Ducks will flare from it if you don't :wink: )

If you've hunted several times and not seen ducks, your blind may qualify for a bona-fide DUCKSERSIZM , in which will rid the blind of the dreaded evil duck spirit- i.e.-Boogieduck- something we can get into later.

You see-
There's a lot that goes into this, there are a lot of different components of Duckphysics :yes:
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Re: It doesn't matter what time I pick up, I get busted.

Postby OHIODUCKA5 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:00 am

Im all ears Dr Swampbilly. Teach a brotha
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Re: It doesn't matter what time I pick up, I get busted.

Postby swampbilly 1980 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:11 am

OHIODUCKA5 wrote:Im all ears Dr Swampbilly. Teach a brotha

:lol3:
O.K., I've got a few more minutes, I'll keep going.

A tactic that we've used with much success -
Long about 15 minutes before LST is over, go ahead and announce to everyone it's time to go. You want to say this loudly and with some assertiveness, so that any ducks w/in a 300mile radius can "hear it".
Get your stuff together, reach to the door of the blind, stand up , and as you open it- close it back and SIT right back down!.
Fools 'em every time.

You'll kill ducks this way. :thumbsup:

(You've just got to be smarter than what you're working on :wink: )
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Postby Rick Hall » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:13 am

By the time they get down here, they've seen that trick a thousand times.
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