It went fabulous......3 adults took 6 kids to the west side Bernardo ponds. There was only 4 or 5 inches of water over 12 inches of mud and it was alot of hard work to get 3 dozen deeks and 2 mojos out amongest the millet. We fell several times in the mud, while the kids watched from the bank in amusement. 10 minutes before shooting time, the sky was FULL of ducks and we had more than a few landing 10 feet from the kids.
Shooting time came and the entire NM Buck Gardner Pro Staff called around 200 ducks within 10 yards of the kids between shooting time and 9am. Each kid shot at least 1 box of shells each, except my son who shot at least 2. The 4 kids that had guns ended up shooting 7 mallards, a pintail, and a widgeon. Although shooting percentages were way low, the fun we had is not able to be measured. There are pics on Duke City Duck Club's Facebook page, I believe, and as soon as Lance edits the video, he can let us know where that is as well.
The youth waterfowl days were a great idea. It's a day I will never forget and hopefully a shade of things to come this season.