1st Duck/Goose of the Season

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1st Duck/Goose of the Season

Postby InTheDecoys » Thu Jun 24, 2004 7:26 pm

What will your 1st duck or goose be this upcoming season? Mine will probably be a Mallard, Wigeon, or GWT. Yours?
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Postby Illinois-Ducker » Thu Jun 24, 2004 10:15 pm

Odds are it will be a green winger.... Since illinois has an early teal/goose season in september
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Postby westark » Fri Jun 25, 2004 4:43 am

Blue Wing Teal......Sept. early Teal season.
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Postby Mallyard » Fri Jun 25, 2004 7:42 am

greenwing of bluewing... wo got em both here during the early teal season..
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Postby SteveInTN » Fri Jun 25, 2004 11:20 am

Resident Canada on Labor Day (or there abouts)
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Postby h2ofwlr » Mon Jun 28, 2004 7:25 am

Canada goose
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Postby mn outdoor » Thu Jul 08, 2004 5:41 pm

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Postby gotduck68415 » Thu Jul 08, 2004 8:10 pm

The first duck af the year as it has been for the last 3 years will be a bluewing. I plan on shooting it in a tank-top and shorts as I have for the last 3 years. :salude:
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Postby take_em_iowa_ducks » Sat Jul 10, 2004 3:19 am

wood duck most likely if im on target first thing in the morning! :tounge:
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Postby mallardhunter » Mon Jul 12, 2004 1:11 pm

Canada goose
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Postby IL_Hunter » Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:15 am

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Postby ol' yeller » Tue Aug 17, 2004 12:33 pm

I'm 99.9% sure it will be a bluewinger.

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Postby Duckhunter16 » Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:22 am

a teal like mallyard said we have both here :yes:

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Postby Huntinracer » Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:12 am

I got some monster Canada's located that r gonna get it on the September 11
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Postby jmike » Wed Aug 18, 2004 3:45 pm

gonna ba a great big ol canada, our early goose season opens sept 11 , 5 a day for 9 days , got 2 hunts planned opening day goin to float a little river hunt at dawn , fish for silvers in the pm , also got some roost staked out about 15 miles up the ol columbia jmike
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Postby hunterbeatle » Mon Aug 23, 2004 7:10 pm

HI i will be shooting canadas first then woodies then green heads as the season gets along and gets a little cooler. We dont have the number of ducks the most of you have. We do have some good sea duck hunting on the coast eiders scoters oldsqaw havent hunted them to much but want to. Well hello to all goose starts sep 7 cant wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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First bird of the year

Postby REM110 » Tue Aug 24, 2004 2:58 pm

A big canada goose will thump to the ground the first monday after Labour Day. Just a few weeks later the sound of (teeoweet) will have my heart pounding in the long grass beside a small back country puddle as woodies scream by.
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Postby d wiz » Wed Aug 25, 2004 10:10 am

Definitely going to be a honker with the early season just around the corner.
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Postby texan68 » Tue Aug 31, 2004 7:53 pm

either a gadwall, scaup (bluebill), or redhead, depends on where I hunt first.
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Postby take_em_iowa_ducks » Wed Sep 01, 2004 5:57 pm

i was wrong about my guess....got an invite to early season which started this morning......group killed our limit of 9 out of 2 flocks and we were done at 7:15 and shooting time was 6:10.....didnt see a goose till 6:45 or so and he was a single that wanted nothing to do with anyone
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Postby Greg Wile » Sun Sep 12, 2004 8:48 pm

gotduck68415 wrote:The first duck af the year as it has been for the last 3 years will be a bluewing. I plan on shooting it in a tank-top and shorts as I have for the last 3 years. :salude:

never seen a duck in a tank-top and shorts before but some guys dress their dogs up so I supose its possible. The ducks up here mostly dress in down, I guess its because its colder. :laughing: We R planning to way- lay some Canadas first thing opening day which is Oct. 1st in my area and after that move to a pond for some duck hunting. Probably Black ducks & Mallards as we don't bother much with the Teal. May even do a bit of Smallie fishing in the slack periods.

bag limits R 5 geese, and six ducks total of which only 4 can be blk ducks per day. The season starts Oct. 1st and ends Dec. 31st. No hunting on Sunday.

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Postby ND_Duckslayer » Sun Sep 12, 2004 9:58 pm

Always ends up being an immature gadwall or teal :yes: ....or even a shoveler... :thumbsdown:
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Postby Musselman » Tue Sep 14, 2004 6:46 pm

probly a morning woody
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Postby DrakeDowner » Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:08 pm

Well, Im glad to report i shot 2 monster candadas on the opening day fo our early goose season only 2 we saw all day and we couldnt of stopped em from landidng in our spread! my buddy wouldve gotten 1 but he got restless and went to shoot some crows, I hung out in the blind and got em!
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Postby Greg Wile » Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:14 pm

opening day was a great success as we started the day off with a black duck each and ended the day with 5 canadas each from my non camoed red canoe. didn't see many ducks but there must of been 500 plus geese. no blind and no deks. just left it natural cause they were use to comming in to roost.

Be a sport and take a goose to dinner. :getdown:
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