Ducks can dodge your shot

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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby DuckManClyde » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:20 pm

trowlan1 wrote:
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JuniorPre 360 wrote:This is why I ALWAYS shoot them off of the water. They cannot swim away from bb's.


Had one dive under one time, two tards in the front of the boat fired a combined 6 shots didnt hit it once. :hammer:


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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby rank duck » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:27 pm

If ducks can dodge shot, you'd think geese could dodge a jet.
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby ColoradoGooser » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:27 pm

Underradar wrote:Just like a deer jumping an arrow, ducks can dodge the shot pellets fired at them. Slow motion film shows pellets headed toward ducks and the ducks swerving around the shot, completely escaping harm. It appears that tbe ducks' superior eyesight gives them an amazing ability to see and avoid shot pellets.



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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby Indaswamp » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:30 pm

ColoradoGooser wrote:
Underradar wrote:Just like a deer jumping an arrow, ducks can dodge the shot pellets fired at them. Slow motion film shows pellets headed toward ducks and the ducks swerving around the shot, completely escaping harm. It appears that tbe ducks' superior eyesight gives them an amazing ability to see and avoid shot pellets.



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gotta have tungsten matrix for those ducks..... :sarcmark:
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby ColoradoGooser » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:22 pm

Indaswamp wrote:
ColoradoGooser wrote:
Underradar wrote:Just like a deer jumping an arrow, ducks can dodge the shot pellets fired at them. Slow motion film shows pellets headed toward ducks and the ducks swerving around the shot, completely escaping harm. It appears that tbe ducks' superior eyesight gives them an amazing ability to see and avoid shot pellets.



Matrix ducks is hard to kill

gotta have tungsten matrix for those ducks..... :sarcmark:


I'll have to look into some of that stuff,never know when them Matrix ducks will work the spread,thanks for the tip! :sarcmark:
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby Botiz630 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:57 pm



The applicable part of this video starts about 2:10.
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby Indaswamp » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:57 pm

Botiz630 wrote:

The applicable part of this video starts about 2:10.

Awesome...good stuff Bo!
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby NVduck » Sat Oct 26, 2013 9:37 am

This explains every missed shot I have ever had. :yes:
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby wanapasaki » Sat Oct 26, 2013 9:59 am

I've shot at numerous teal, and some small diver types and it looks like they are literally diving out of the way. I don't know if it's possible for a brain to process 'aware' and 'react' with pellets flying at them at 1,550 FPS, but if they can, that would be very impressive. I bet its more of a involuntary response that their nervous systems develop :lol3:
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Re: Ducks can dodge your shot

Postby clampdaddy » Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:34 pm

Duh, that's what the decoys are for. You gotta get them looking at something so they don't notice the cloud of shot that's headed their way.
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