ohio mike wrote:I usually hunt small streams and almost never run across fishermen.Also 85% of my ducks fall in the water,the few that don't I just send the dog for.HNT/FSH you miss a golden oppurtunity not taking the dog.I probably get more actual use out of a dog floating then I do out of a blind,those steep banks are murder on us old guys.Also most guys that don't want you on their land have signs up.I used to float hunt with a warden that didn't have a problem with the process.A very good way to hunt with one vehicle is to use a electric motor.A little known fact in Ohio is you Can use a electric motor to hunt small game other then waterfowl.I float one way for ducks(downstream)then motor back up and shoot squirrels,or fish or both.With ducks only the guy in front can usually shoot, with squirrels you can jockey the boat so its safe for either.The labs that I've floated with learn to mark squirrels very quick and really enjoy it.I don't eat squirrel myself very often,but don't have any trouble giving it away.Doves are another good possibility,but more on this later,gotta keep this Ohio thing going.
HNTFSH wrote: I might pass on the squirrels though...last ones I ate were cooked in rain water over a campfire with a ketchup pack from McDonalds as BBQ sauce.
Botiz630 wrote:HNTFSH wrote: I might pass on the squirrels though...last ones I ate were cooked in rain water over a campfire with a ketchup pack from McDonalds as BBQ sauce.
Haha, sounds like there is a story behind that statement. That would definitely keep me away from squirrels too, although I never cared for them much anyway.
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