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Postby wood duck commander » Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:14 pm

What kind of duck can you kill around saltwater marshes.I have never hunted any.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby trigger22 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:09 pm

Here's a list of species that I have killed around salt water marshes.....wood duck, black duck, redhead, blackhead, bufflehead, pintail, mallard, scoters, teal, wigeon, and ringneck, as well as geese and plenty of fish ducks
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Re: Saltwater

Postby ncbufflehead » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:21 pm

any thing with wings
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Re: Saltwater

Postby Dingbatter » Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:07 pm

None, there are no ducks in or around salt water. Stay in the swamps, that is were the ducks are! :yes:
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:11 pm

I will have to check it out. But will have to work on my duck ID skills with that much diversity.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby saltnbattery » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:02 pm

If you're around Wilmington, all you need to be able to Id are mergansers, cormorants, and seagulls...
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:36 pm

saltnbattery wrote:If you're around Wilmington, all you need to be able to Id are mergansers, cormorants, and seagulls...

I am close to wilmington and i know the other two but what are cormorants?
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Re: Saltwater

Postby PungoShoresOutdoors » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:32 pm

wood duck commander wrote:
saltnbattery wrote:If you're around Wilmington, all you need to be able to Id are mergansers, cormorants, and seagulls...

I am close to wilmington and i know the other two but what are cormorants?


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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:57 pm

PungoShoresOutdoors wrote:
wood duck commander wrote:
saltnbattery wrote:If you're around Wilmington, all you need to be able to Id are mergansers, cormorants, and seagulls...

I am close to wilmington and i know the other two but what are cormorants?


Water Turkeys

Are they good to eat ?
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Re: Saltwater

Postby trigger22 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:01 pm

Delicious....
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Re: Saltwater

Postby Technician » Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:54 am

yall gona have this kid limiting on black ducks in no time
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Re: Saltwater

Postby PungoShoresOutdoors » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:47 am

Whats wrong with a limit of black duck?
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Re: Saltwater

Postby saltnbattery » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:28 pm

...google cormorant. They fall into the "better know what you're pulling the trigger on before you pull it" category. Just like a greeb, illegal to shoot but I would bet a lot of them fall to new hunters who think it's a "big duck". If you don know how to blow a call, but try anyway, and something comes into your spread, chances are its illegal to shoot.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:32 pm

What are marsh hens?
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Re: Saltwater

Postby Technician » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:41 pm

marsh hens are also known as rails, google it. I all too often have to listen to people high ballin "black ducks" constantly and occasionally see one get dusted that unluckily flies too close. Cormorants I believe is their scientific name.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:30 pm

I did. That looks like some fun hunting.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby bigsprig » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:37 pm

Dingbatter wrote:None, there are no ducks in or around salt water. Stay in the swamps, that is were the ducks are! :yes:

Exactly- best advice ever. :thumbsup:
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:52 am

bigsprig wrote:
Dingbatter wrote:None, there are no ducks in or around salt water. Stay in the swamps, that is were the ducks are! :yes:

Exactly- best advice ever. :thumbsup:

Dude I live in brunswick county. I grew up at Ocean Isle.Still own the house there.But When it got to the point where i would get checked by the game warden when I was launching.The marine patrol a mile up the water way.The coat guard 2 miles in and then another game warden in a boat when I was fishing. Then if they changed shifts before I headed back it would start all over again.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby Dingbatter » Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:36 pm

wood duck commander wrote:
bigsprig wrote:
Dingbatter wrote:None, there are no ducks in or around salt water. Stay in the swamps, that is were the ducks are! :yes:

Exactly- best advice ever. :thumbsup:

Dude I live in brunswick county. I grew up at Ocean Isle.Still own the house there.But When it got to the point where i would get checked by the game warden when I was launching.The marine patrol a mile up the water way.The coat guard 2 miles in and then another game warden in a boat when I was fishing. Then if they changed shifts before I headed back it would start all over again.


You forgot the Sunset Beach Police Dept, they have been known to issue tickets to duck hunters too. I saw an article in the "Brunswick Beacon" where some old yankee who was a "retied attorney & author" was complaining about duck hunters waking him and his wife up in the mornings. For some reason he thought that since he was a "retired attorney and an author" from the northeast that duck hunting should be stopped in the area, what a jackass!
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Re: Saltwater

Postby grim reaper » Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:22 pm

saltnbattery wrote:...google cormorant. They fall into the "better know what you're pulling the trigger on before you pull it" category. Just like a greeb, illegal to shoot but I would bet a lot of them fall to new hunters who think it's a "big duck". If you don know how to blow a call, but try anyway, and something comes into your spread, chances are its illegal to shoot.


I thought the season was open on mlk day?
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Re: Saltwater

Postby bigsprig » Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:10 pm

greeb? :lol: aka Grebe- aka $1000 each if caught in possession last time I checked.

I love how helpful we all are on this forum. :no: :no:

Young man (person?) that started this posting- please purchase and read some good duck hunting books, join a local waterfowl group like Delta Waterfowl or that other big one that does little for us here in Atlantic Flyway except take our money, then get a copy of Ducks Geese and Swans of North America or some other bird guide, and for future reference never call yourself any type of "commander" on this forum and take that Salt Life sticker off your Z-71.

Just saying!
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:22 pm

Dingbatter wrote:
wood duck commander wrote:
bigsprig wrote:
Dingbatter wrote:None, there are no ducks in or around salt water. Stay in the swamps, that is were the ducks are! :yes:

Exactly- best advice ever. :thumbsup:

Dude I live in brunswick county. I grew up at Ocean Isle.Still own the house there.But When it got to the point where i would get checked by the game warden when I was launching.The marine patrol a mile up the water way.The coat guard 2 miles in and then another game warden in a boat when I was fishing. Then if they changed shifts before I headed back it would start all over again.


You forgot the Sunset Beach Police Dept, they have been known to issue tickets to duck hunters too. I saw an article in the "Brunswick Beacon" where some old yankee who was a "retied attorney & author" was complaining about duck hunters waking him and his wife up in the mornings. For some reason he thought that since he was a "retired attorney and an author" from the northeast that duck hunting should be stopped in the area, what a jackass!

More like the sunset beach Security guards. Calling them police would be like calling the Cub Scouts Marines.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:23 pm

bigsprig wrote:greeb? :lol: aka Grebe- aka $1000 each if caught in possession last time I checked.

I love how helpful we all are on this forum. :no: :no:

Young man (person?) that started this posting- please purchase and read some good duck hunting books, join a local waterfowl group like Delta Waterfowl or that other big one that does little for us here in Atlantic Flyway except take our money, then get a copy of Ducks Geese and Swans of North America or some other bird guide, and for future reference never call yourself any type of "commander" on this forum and take that Salt Life sticker off your Z-71.

Just saying!
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Re: Saltwater

Postby wood duck commander » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:29 pm

wood duck commander wrote:
bigsprig wrote:greeb? :lol: aka Grebe- aka $1000 each if caught in possession last time I checked.

I love how helpful we all are on this forum. :no: :no:
Ly
Young man (person?) that started this posting- please purchase and read some good duck hunting books, join a local waterfowl group like Delta Waterfowl or that other big one that does little for us here in Atlantic Flyway except take our money, then get a copy of Ducks Geese and Swans of North America or some other bird guide, and for future reference never call yourself any type of "commander" on this forum and take that Salt Life sticker off your Z-71.

Just saying!
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Look I'm 40 years old.Thanks for your help.I chose wood duck commander as a joke.I have been duck hunting since way before the Robertsons were on TV.I just Learned at an early age to avoid salt water because of the before said problems.
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Re: Saltwater

Postby Dingbatter » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:40 pm

wood duck commander wrote:
wood duck commander wrote:
bigsprig wrote:greeb? :lol: aka Grebe- aka $1000 each if caught in possession last time I checked.

I love how helpful we all are on this forum. :no: :no:
Ly
Young man (person?) that started this posting- please purchase and read some good duck hunting books, join a local waterfowl group like Delta Waterfowl or that other big one that does little for us here in Atlantic Flyway except take our money, then get a copy of Ducks Geese and Swans of North America or some other bird guide, and for future reference never call yourself any type of "commander" on this forum and take that Salt Life sticker off your Z-71.

Just saying!
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Look I'm 40 years old.Thanks for your help.I chose wood duck commander as a joke.I have been duck hunting since way before the Robertsons were on TV.I just Learned at an early age to avoid salt water because of the before said problems.


Salt water is bad, stay off & away. It causes everything to rust, including your aluminumn boat ( oxidaition) it eats up the finish on your gun and gear, awful on shells. Stay away from salt water swamps are better. I mean who eats those nasty divers and sea duck, surely not me. Sea ducks, yuck!
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