Woodies

Some of the best waterfowl hunting in the nation. Learn and share your experiences duck hunting in the Republic of Texas. From the Canada geese of the Panhandle to the Snows of Houston and estuaries for ducks on the coast and the livestock impoundments to the west.

Moderators: HENDU3270, whistlin_wings, DoubleBayou

Woodies

Postby SETXDuckHunter14 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:36 pm

Hey everyone, I have been looking for just a little place I could go around Lumberton, TX to shoot some Wood Ducks. Just like a little public pond or some place in the woods. If anyone could tell me a Wood Duck hole around Southeast Texas it would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
2012-2013 Duck Numbers
GWT-23
BWT-3
Wood Ducks- 5
Pintails-11
Wigeon-2
Gadwall-12
Spoonbills-9
Common Mergansers- 2
Canvasbacks- 2
Mexican Squealer-1
Goldeneyes- 3
Mallards-2
Scaup-44
Snow Goose-1
SETXDuckHunter14
Newb
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:09 pm
Location: Lumberton, Tx


Re: Woodies

Postby stumpjumper1590 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:59 pm

There is that one pond, with that group of trees, off of that one road where they like to hang out on Thursdays. Good luck and :welcome:
"The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good" -- George Washington

2013-2014 Season Strap

3- Blue wing teal
User avatar
stumpjumper1590
hunter
 
Posts: 1169
Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:50 am
Location: Corpus Christi TX

Re: Woodies

Postby justinmi » Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:35 pm

Is this in preparation for next season or you gonna try to bag a few during the extended Woodie conservation season? :huh:
Lifetime Band Count 2008-Present: 1
User avatar
justinmi
hunter
 
Posts: 153
Joined: Sun Dec 28, 2008 8:57 pm
Location: Montgomery, TX

Re: Woodies

Postby The Duck Hammer » Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:21 pm

justinmi wrote:Is this in preparation for next season or you gonna try to bag a few during the extended Woodie conservation season? :huh:

:lol3: :lol3: :lol3:
Thats a good one. :yes:
“When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on” - Theodore Roosevelt
jaysweet3 wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:easy...just manipulate the ruler to make the inch shorter so that 28" reads 30"..... :thumbsup:

That's how I got a 13" pecker.
User avatar
The Duck Hammer
hunter
 
Posts: 3707
Joined: Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:27 am
Location: NW Arkansas

Re: Woodies

Postby Duck Collector » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:02 pm

ImageUploadedByTapatalk1361156286.004538.jpg
Be here no later than 6:30. If you are set up early enough you can catch them sneaking around this point. If you get lost let me know and i can send you a GPS location. Im hearing this coming weekend is going to be a good one for the woodie conservation season.
1860 Go Devil boat draging a 35GDSD
Hooked on Quack
User avatar
Duck Collector
hunter
 
Posts: 1004
Joined: Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:07 pm
Location: H Town

Re: Woodies

Postby SETXDuckHunter14 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:09 pm

its for next season........ :mad:
2012-2013 Duck Numbers
GWT-23
BWT-3
Wood Ducks- 5
Pintails-11
Wigeon-2
Gadwall-12
Spoonbills-9
Common Mergansers- 2
Canvasbacks- 2
Mexican Squealer-1
Goldeneyes- 3
Mallards-2
Scaup-44
Snow Goose-1
SETXDuckHunter14
Newb
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:09 pm
Location: Lumberton, Tx

Re: Woodies

Postby Duck Collector » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:18 pm

SETXDuckHunter14 wrote:its for next season........ :mad:

Man it a joke so chill, I can gaurante you that NOT 1 RANDOM PERSON on here is going to give you the general area of their spots much less their exact pond.
But if you dont think so, then post this over in Honey Hole. Real friendly people over there.
1860 Go Devil boat draging a 35GDSD
Hooked on Quack
User avatar
Duck Collector
hunter
 
Posts: 1004
Joined: Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:07 pm
Location: H Town

Re: Woodies

Postby justinmi » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:57 pm

Just busting your chops SETX! Duckcollector is right, not to many peeps gonna give away a Woodie hole much less a public one. Check the backwaters and creeks of any lakes in your area that provide them with good cover, especially where there are some nice oak trees. The best of luck to you.
Lifetime Band Count 2008-Present: 1
User avatar
justinmi
hunter
 
Posts: 153
Joined: Sun Dec 28, 2008 8:57 pm
Location: Montgomery, TX

Re: Woodies

Postby SETXDuckHunter14 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:14 am

Haha my bad guys I shouldve known better. I didnt really expect anyone to tell me their spots. I love to hunt woodies. What else can I say. :tongue:
2012-2013 Duck Numbers
GWT-23
BWT-3
Wood Ducks- 5
Pintails-11
Wigeon-2
Gadwall-12
Spoonbills-9
Common Mergansers- 2
Canvasbacks- 2
Mexican Squealer-1
Goldeneyes- 3
Mallards-2
Scaup-44
Snow Goose-1
SETXDuckHunter14
Newb
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:09 pm
Location: Lumberton, Tx

Re: Woodies

Postby whistlin_wings » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:41 am

SETXDuckHunter14 wrote: I love to hunt woodies. What else can I say. :tongue:

That said it all.

The only place I've ever been on what I would consider a woodie hunt is when my buddy took me to a roost in the evening. They poured in and were nearly impossible to shoot in the trees. But any other time there just happen to be a few that just pass by and get shot but wouldn't ever think to hunt those spots to target them specifically.
You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas.
User avatar
whistlin_wings
State Moderator
 
Posts: 9062
Joined: Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:54 am
Location: CENTEX

Re: Woodies

Postby justinmi » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:57 am

One of the coolest hunts ever for myself took place a few seasons back in a creek bottom underneath a big oak tree dropping acorns. The hunt took bout 15 minutes, and is the closest I've ever came to hunting timber. Been back to the hole a few times since then but no water in the creek, dang shame.
Attachments
55737_827178695397_3274579_o.jpg
Woodrow smackdown 2010!
Lifetime Band Count 2008-Present: 1
User avatar
justinmi
hunter
 
Posts: 153
Joined: Sun Dec 28, 2008 8:57 pm
Location: Montgomery, TX

Re: Woodies

Postby SETXDuckHunter14 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:29 am

This Woodie here is one that I shot in a flooded pipeline. We were litteraly hunting a puddle in the woods haha. Yes I know.. Its a hen.. :rolleyes:
Attachments
photo.JPG
2012-2013 Duck Numbers
GWT-23
BWT-3
Wood Ducks- 5
Pintails-11
Wigeon-2
Gadwall-12
Spoonbills-9
Common Mergansers- 2
Canvasbacks- 2
Mexican Squealer-1
Goldeneyes- 3
Mallards-2
Scaup-44
Snow Goose-1
SETXDuckHunter14
Newb
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:09 pm
Location: Lumberton, Tx

Re: Woodies

Postby tako1972 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:55 am

I cut my teeth hunting wood ducks in Louisiana(jumping, decoying, pass shooting) and once you have found them, you will continue to take them there. They fly very similar routes in the morning and then back again at night.
Small creeks, potholes even places that don't look particularly "ducky" . They love the oaks next to water. Arguably the finest eating duck there is. Good luck to you.
tako1972
hunter
 
Posts: 480
Joined: Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:57 pm

Re: Woodies

Postby The Duck Hammer » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:14 pm

SETXDuckHunter14 wrote:This Woodie here is one that I shot in a flooded pipeline.

Is that like shooting fish in a barrel? This could improve my shells to birds ratio for next season. :yes:
“When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on” - Theodore Roosevelt
jaysweet3 wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:easy...just manipulate the ruler to make the inch shorter so that 28" reads 30"..... :thumbsup:

That's how I got a 13" pecker.
User avatar
The Duck Hammer
hunter
 
Posts: 3707
Joined: Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:27 am
Location: NW Arkansas

Re: Woodies

Postby SAHunter1983 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:48 am

Sweet I can be the first to say it.... .... .... No wood ducks in East Texas, move along, move along.... :grin:

Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk 2
User avatar
SAHunter1983
hunter
 
Posts: 406
Joined: Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:04 am
Location: San Antonio, TX

Re: Woodies

Postby bjepsen85 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:03 pm

I shot 37 woodies yesterday, pm for rates on extended mallard/woodie season.
User avatar
bjepsen85
hunter
 
Posts: 488
Joined: Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:52 am
Location: North Texas

Re: Woodies

Postby Crazy Matt » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:56 am

Chip n dales. That's a great place to start. Good luck.
Call, Kill, Consume.
User avatar
Crazy Matt
Explosives Expert
 
Posts: 6922
Joined: Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:58 pm
Location: Texas


Return to Texas Duck Hunting

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests