eGrant51 wrote:I think that right now, if you find open water you are going to find ducks. There are mallards and blackducks everywhere I look. I did not get a chance to get out on Senaca and did not want to bring the layout rig if there were no divers. It is a sad day, if, when on a site like this, you can't mention seeing ducks without fear of being over run. eGrant
Grant I can understand the excitement of seeing tons of birds finally down on the waters you love to hunt. You’re right though; it is a sad day when once you open your mouth that will open a floodgate to your spot. I only said what I did because I’ve seen it happen a lot over the years on this site, that’s why I set announcement up at the top on why we are tight lipped.
Go ahead; let the world know where the ducks are. Personally I don’t hunt the south end of Lake Ontario or the Finger Lakes so it’s no skin off of my butt. I was trying to help by mentioning what has happened in the past here on this forum.
Pup I agree we do need to introduce others to the sport to keep it strong. If all we do is invite others who already hunt to where we like to hunt, are numbers don’t grow at all, only the pressure does. What works is to introduce someone to the sport who has never hunted before and put that person on a spot where there are lots of duck with little to moderate pressure. After that the newbe will be hooked for life, I have seen it done from experience and the sport will grow. We want numerical growth not transferal growth.
Have fun guys with the rest of your season.
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