Lake Mattamuskette

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Lake Mattamuskette

Postby diverduck » Sat Dec 17, 2005 5:13 pm

Got a draw there next week and wanted to know if there were any birds there yet.
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Postby Monroeduck » Sun Dec 18, 2005 1:52 pm

Didn't hunt the lake but was close to it sat, lots of swans but not a ton of other ducks yet.
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Postby dbohunts » Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:17 am

Going down 13th and 14th to hunt refuge any more birds yet?
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Postby imaheelsfan » Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:55 pm

Although we're a good bit south of there, they're not in Brunswick Co yet.
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A few

Postby ripthosducks » Sun Jan 22, 2006 10:06 pm

Mostly pintails and teal!!!!!!!
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Postby dbohunts » Mon Jan 23, 2006 9:20 am

DiverDuck- did you do any good? 2 of us got 4 gadwall, 2 blacks, 1 woodie, 1 swan, seen a million redheads out on the middle of the lake.
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Postby hillbillync » Tue Jan 24, 2006 1:23 pm

Monday was my first time ever hunting Hyde county. My hunting partner and I were with a guide just off the lake. Our morning hunt was a little slow due to thick fog but we still took a mixed bag of 3 teal, a drake & hen pintail, 1 ringneck & 1 woodie. The afternoon hunt was looking slow too until the rain set in around 4 ish and then the birds began to move. We wound up with 11 birds total. It was right at 5:20pm when a pair of mallards, the first ones we had decoy all day, locked up on our spread. Turns out that the drake and hen both had bands! After legal time the birds were really flying, it was amazing. The darker it got the more birds came in. We sat there on the bank of the impoundment and watched until we couldn't see them anymore. Sweet.
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Postby Duck U 2 » Tue Jan 24, 2006 1:38 pm

It's sweet to sit at an impoundmant after shooting hours. The first time I hunted an impoundment it was near Mattamuskeet, and we watched what looked to be over 40,000 birds go in to roost.
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