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Re: what to do with mergansers

Postby TrapperRob » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:33 pm

Professor_Leakey wrote:ducks work juuust fine....i even used a freezer burned piece of bear steak in one of my traps and caught em. not as many as wild fowl though. blue crab just love them some stinky ducks.


Thanks prof. I will give it a go.
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Re: what to do with mergansers

Postby Huck » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:45 pm

Yes they are dungeness. Never tried a blue crab myself but I'll find one one of these days. Just got through cooking them and now they are the color most people think of when they think of dungeness crab.
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Re: what to do with mergansers

Postby JCraig12 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:02 pm

Smoke em! Kinda tastes like smoked liver. :lol3: Other than that slice them up and marinate them in ginger teriyaki marinade. Little broccoli and some rice, doesn't turn out too bad. That's what we do with most of our divers/sea ducks.
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Re: what to do with mergansers

Postby whaknstak » Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:50 am

Here in Florida you can have six ducks, and five sawbills. Separate bag limits
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Re: what to do with mergansers

Postby tmclaimerFL » Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:10 am

whaknstak wrote:Here in Florida you can have six ducks, and five sawbills. Separate bag limits

Except for hoodies.
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Re: what to do with mergansers

Postby NDtrapper97 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:01 am

The two we shot we ate and mounted. I believe that any bird can taste great but its how you prepare it and what other flavors you use. We don't see much in our part of the state in SE North Dakota so we mounted it
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