Had an amazing time in South Central ND last week. Some days were better than others but we went out with the primary focus to shoot mallards and we did shoot some every day. Started the trip on Sunday and drove to and scouted out of my cousins place in eastern ND for Monday's hunt. Mallards did not cooperate in the field but ended the day 1 short of a 5 man limit. Fun part was we had a moose in our field and didn't even know it until the DNR came flying across the field on a wheeler and more or less told us we had to go because they were going to dispatch it due a brain worm. Oh well, moved to some close water and cleaned up on teal, 1 mallard, 2 geese, and a gadwall.
Tuesday went about 120 miles west adn set up with another group that we knew was out there and ended the morning shoot with 25 mallards. It was a fun shoot, would have liked more greenheads but a hen eats the same and with 3 inexperienced field hunters we were lucky not to end up with anymore.
The next 3 days we hunted within 40 miles of the house we were staying at. Met great people from the state as always and did not have a problem finding birds or getting on fields/water to hunt.
Thursday we shot some ducks in the field in the morning and decided to set up on a little body of water that was full of ducks around 1. Each taking turns shooting, we ended the hunt with a redhead, pintail, gadwall, widgeon, bluebill, canvasback, ringneck, bufflehead, teal, and a shoveler. Definately a fun way to finish out a limit and it literally took less than 90 minutes.
All in all a great trip and can't wait to go back in a couple weeks. Need a couple weeks to recover from eating duck for 6 days straight...