I went out this morning by myself for an hour and a half before work.
I was very indecisive as to where to go, but I am happy with my choice. 3 ducks in a day (ok, 2 ducks and a merg) is a pretty damn good day for me. I dropped the first one in a pair 10 feet over the decoys on my first shot (missed his friend with the other two).
When going to get him, another pair flew over me... I only loaded one shell and dropped another drake right into my boat on the shore!
Pretty slow afterwards, only seeing one or two high fliers... but managed a real early season merganser. Normally don't see them here so early.
Now I am looking forward to sea ducks on Saturday!