Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

A state with an abundant amount of waterfowl. Share with others your New Jersey duck hunting experiences.

Moderators: crewchief252, johnboy07

Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby ngiglio » Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:12 pm

Decided to head out today to end the the first part of the season. We decided since the birds seemed to be showing up in brig we wanted to try it out. So me and Pete got out to our spot about a half hour before shooting time and enjoyed hearing the ducks quack in the bay. As the sun rose we began to see a good amount of birds flying around. After about 2 hours of having multiple birds give us a look we finally tricked a pair of black ducks that where just about to land when we unloaded, but like so many times before this one the birds just kept flying. At about 8:30am we had bill meet us out there after work and decided to move out to open water. After arriving on the open water and waiting what seemed to be hours which in reality was only about a half hour we finally connected two black ducks decided to come over head which Bill connected with one which is his first duck of his young career. After about another 20 minutes we had a couple dozen brant come in front of us and we where able to connect on two! Soon after we had 4 brant come through which I connected on one which was banded which is my first band I've ever shot! After a couple of hours of it being quite we had 4 more brant zoom in which we where able to connect on 3 of those to limit out! All in all it was a great ducky day and I enjoyed great laughs and good times!
User avatar
ngiglio
hunter
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:50 pm
Location: Pemberton new jersey


Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby ngiglio » Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:15 pm

Here are some pics from today!!!

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
User avatar
ngiglio
hunter
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:50 pm
Location: Pemberton new jersey

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby pvn6616 » Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:28 pm

That is so awesome that you got your first band and got yourselves the "South Jersey Limit" as Chickie calls it - ablackie and 2 Brant! Congratulations :beer:
“The perils of duck hunting are great- especially for the duck” Walter Cronkite
User avatar
pvn6616
hunter
 
Posts: 912
Joined: Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:58 pm
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby SkylerUSMC » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:45 pm

It was a great day too minus the crazy wind and not getting more ducks. Hopefully we can get back out and get more when the season opens back up. Thanks again for the invite
SkylerUSMC
hunter
 
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:47 pm
Location: Atlantic City

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby dgram36 » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:38 am

Nick, seems like just last week we were sitting in my boat talking about getting that first band. Oh wait, that was last week! I'm jealous buddy, good job. Can't wait till north zone opens so we can kill some real ducks, you know the green headed kind, lol.
User avatar
dgram36
hunter
 
Posts: 362
Joined: Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:30 pm

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby petenice02 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:13 am

Nick, you forgot to mention us pulling you out of the quicksand. Using my shotgun as a pry-bar. We were almost at the point where we were going to leave you and continue our hunt lol. Get permission from the boss for thanksgiving!
petenice02
hunter
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:34 pm

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby Huntfish12 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:37 pm

Congrats, that band looks fresh, as in not that old.
Theres always someone out there thats better then you. I'm that guy.
Huntfish12
hunter
 
Posts: 1294
Joined: Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:35 pm
Location: Patiently waiting for the weather....

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby ngiglio » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:23 pm

It is 2011 banded in north canada, I can't spell the town or say it for that matter!
User avatar
ngiglio
hunter
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:50 pm
Location: Pemberton new jersey

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby papageno » Sat Nov 16, 2013 3:42 pm

I'm sure it's an Inuit village near or on Baffin Island.
papageno
hunter
 
Posts: 557
Joined: Sat Nov 20, 2010 8:51 pm

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby ngiglio » Sat Nov 16, 2013 4:05 pm

It says 15 K East Native Pt Nunavut, Canada
User avatar
ngiglio
hunter
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:50 pm
Location: Pemberton new jersey

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby honkerhitman » Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm

I shot a double banded brant from the same location in Canada. harvested in sea isle. always exciting when you rip it out of the water and see something glimmer. Congrats
honkerhitman
hunter
 
Posts: 34
Joined: Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:53 am

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby ngiglio » Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:19 pm

Thank you everybody really appreaciate it!
User avatar
ngiglio
hunter
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:50 pm
Location: Pemberton new jersey

Re: Seems to be the year of the firsts!!!!

Postby Slack Tide » Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:43 am

You guys have brant open already?
Our season starts Thanksgiving day and we can't shoot brant until December 28th???!?!?!???!?!?
WT-F?
"I've been left for dead before but I'll still fight on, don't wait up, leave the light on, I'll be home soon"
Chris Smither
User avatar
Slack Tide
hunter
 
Posts: 5048
Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:06 pm
Location: On the northeast corner of the southwest side


Return to New Jersey Duck Hunting

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests