A great day on the river with a surprise!

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A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby JustinNH » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:52 am

No, no bands.. the surprise is that we actually got out limits and on top of that, they were one of my favorite little birds to hunt.

Second season, we always bring the buffie decoys, no matter where we go. Besides the coast, we see them in rivers, swamps, and lakes so better safe than sorry.

We saw very, very few drakes. Was really trying for them so I could do a special mount with a few of them flying (extra taxidermy practice for me too) but I settled for my first ever limit of ducks (actually, both of our first total limits).
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby Benny8 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:09 am

Congrats Justin :thumbsup: I only see 11 birds there, am I missing one? Looks like a fun hunt.
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby JustinNH » Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:55 am

Benny8 wrote:Congrats Justin :thumbsup: I only see 11 birds there, am I missing one? Looks like a fun hunt.


Thanks!
We lost one that dove 100 times (may have rounded up haha). Laid there with its wing up in the air after one of the many follow up shots and then it unexpectedly dove for a final time... Still counted it in for the bag, even though it is not in the fridge...
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby duck envy » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:59 pm

Nice! We thought we had a couple buffies coming in at one point... turned out to be a pair of kingfishers. :lol3:
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby JustinNH » Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:21 pm

duck envy wrote:Nice! We thought we had a couple buffies coming in at one point... turned out to be a pair of kingfishers. :lol3:


Thanks!

Yeah, I have a few spots with those guys... Started fallin asleep during early goose and one flew right over me making a sound and scaring the crap out of me!
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby mojo » Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:36 pm

Nice work...had to be a fun shoot! :thumbsup:
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby poor_duck » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:25 pm

nice work Justin :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: A great day on the river with a surprise!

Postby JustinNH » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:32 pm

Thank you both :thumbsup:
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