KAhunter wrote:When we go back to reduced seasons and limits, lots of people will drop it like they did in the 80s. Too much work for not enough ducks. Unfortunately, those days will be back at some point and I worry that we will never again see 6 ducks a person with 60 day seasons. We may be in the hayday of hunting for many of us in our lifetimes. With land use practices and enviromental issues etc the way they are, I dont know if it will ever be like this again. I hope i am wrong. As to overcrowding and lack of respect, I feel that less availabel land to hunt on top of many new hunters not having grown up with duck hunting and just going with what they see on TV and what their friends show them plus the younger generations belief of instant gratification, has led to the problems we are seeing now. People just dont realize that you cant set up too close, skybust, run your boat around running up ruddies, etc and succesfully hunt.
NCfowl wrote:If you're just getting into how do you have that many good hunts, spots, gear, costs, etc. to make you want to keep going? There's no way you gain that much in such short years. Duck hunting just doesn't happen like that
merg wrote:NCfowl wrote:If you're just getting into how do you have that many good hunts, spots, gear, costs, etc. to make you want to keep going? There's no way you gain that much in such short years. Duck hunting just doesn't happen like that
They aren't really interested in hunting ducks. They just wanna be seen as 'duckhunters'. The actual hunting is the worst part of their day. They fill that time talkin on their cellphones. Ridin around in the boat at 9:00, eatin breakfast, hangin around the ramp comparing calls and drake fashion-this is what they enjoy.
Underradar wrote:If you are gonna be a duckhunting badass, you need that barrel sticker that reads:
Prison Is My Futre
copterdoc wrote:trim, for grinding.
sampsonhuntin wrote:I am an advocate for reduced seasons and bag limits. That will get rid of the posers and keep the ones that actually enjoy just being out hunting. Besides, 3 total ducks a day is a good day around here.
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