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Have any of you SD boys ever gotten a nice full plumaged northern shoveler? This is a problem i got it is all i think about there so damn good looking.. i go out only once a year to hunt SD during late october. When is the best time to go for the nice full plumaged shovelers and wher eis best to hunt em'? I got 4 this year but none were colored nice.
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17 years of hunting sd and i have never shot a full plumage spoonie. The only time i have seen them here with all their plumage is the spring.
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I've shot one close to being fully plumaged out. It was late in the year. Talking late Novemeber.
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The best legal time to shoot a full plum spoonie is in Arkansas in late January. They tast pretty good then as well due to primarily feeding on rice.
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come to south Louisiana we have them.
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