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Ducks around Waco??

Postby webfootbecker » Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:49 am

Hey guys,
I am new to Texas and to this forum. My family and I moved from Florida a few months ago where I had been duck hunting for over 25 years. I have to say, while the landscape is beautiful to most, to a duck hunter, it leaves a lot to be desired. No more miles of fresh/saltwater marshes and acres of cattails, wigeon grass and other aquatic vegetation. I have a feeling that I will need to completely change up my approach to Texas duck hunting. In the next few weeks I plan on scouting the local lakes and possibly the river (if I can find an access ramp). I have always enjoyed traveling and hunting new places and cant wait to really explore the opportunities that this great state has to offer.

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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:35 pm

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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby webfootbecker » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:03 pm

Sorry for the misleading subject title. Not attempting to free load. Should have stated 'New to Waco'. Do not want to get started off on the wrong foot. My apologies
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby Crazy Matt » Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:04 pm

Great city.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:13 pm

Crazy Matt wrote:Great city.

For what?
possumfoot wrote:i cant remember who said it, but they said it best.. to a grown man, watching child birth is like a 9yo watching disney land burn to the ground..


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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby Crazy Matt » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:43 pm

MarkM wrote:
Crazy Matt wrote:Great city.

For what?


To party.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:51 am

MarkM wrote:
Crazy Matt wrote:Great city.

For what?

Crime

To the OP while there are no open marshes and miles of open water plenty of opportunities on lakes and cattle tanks in Central Texas. Lots of puddlers and lots of ducks if you look for them.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:53 am

whistlin_wings wrote:
MarkM wrote:
Crazy Matt wrote:Great city.

For what?

Crime

That is only in Kill(een) and Temple area.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:58 am

MarkM wrote:
whistlin_wings wrote:
MarkM wrote:
Crazy Matt wrote:Great city.

For what?

Crime

That is only in Kill(een) and Temple area.

Temple has no crime.

You can't even talk about Waco without being robbed.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:04 am

whistlin_wings wrote:
MarkM wrote:
whistlin_wings wrote:
MarkM wrote:
Crazy Matt wrote:Great city.

For what?

Crime

That is only in Kill(een) and Temple area.

Temple has no crime.

You can't even talk about Waco without being robbed.

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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby webfootbecker » Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:17 am

Apparently the crime rate in Waco IS very high. Actually, higher than Killeen and Temple, which contradicts everything I have been told by those living here (in Waco). However, coming from Orlando, it is still not as bad as that. I think Orlando's crime rate is a 2 out of 100. Waco is sitting at a 6. Still, kind of shocking. I am mostly in the China Spring area, so maybe I just have not been subjected to that scene (yet).
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby Crazy Matt » Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:37 pm

Waco doesn't have any crime. Don't listen to these broke dicks.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:42 pm

I think China Springs is just home robberies while you're at work. Isn't there a large amount of meth labs there? Although Lorena just had a working meth lab busted.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:47 pm

Gonna have one person argue with you about Lorena though for some reason.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:51 pm

Avoid Bellmead like the plague though. If you aren't sure where it is, stay away from the place that smells like a whole city crapped in the street.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:13 pm

MarkM wrote:Avoid Bellmead like the plague though. If you aren't sure where it is, stay away from the place that smells like a whole city crapped in the street.

You mean Pasadena?
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby Catdaddy89 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:17 pm

China spring is a nice area with access to brazos. I live in reisel now my wife works at hillcrest. Like what was mentioned before lots of opportunity in Texas it just looks different
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:19 pm

Catdaddy89 wrote:China spring is a nice area with access to brazos. I live in reisel now my wife works at hillcrest. Like what was mentioned before lots of opportunity in Texas it just looks different

You live in Riesel?
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:07 pm

MarkM wrote:
Catdaddy89 wrote:China spring is a nice area with access to brazos. I live in reisel now my wife works at hillcrest. Like what was mentioned before lots of opportunity in Texas it just looks different

You live in Riesel?

Your wife works at Hillcrest?
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:50 pm

whistlin_wings wrote:
MarkM wrote:
Catdaddy89 wrote:China spring is a nice area with access to brazos. I live in reisel now my wife works at hillcrest. Like what was mentioned before lots of opportunity in Texas it just looks different

You live in Riesel?

Your wife works at Hillcrest?

She might help deliver a baby
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:37 pm

So some idiot at the new cabelas in Waco decided the best time for a grand opening is the opening day of duck and deer season. Will be a big day for selling for fishing gear I guess
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:34 pm

whistlin_wings wrote:So some idiot at the new cabelas in Waco decided the best time for a grand opening is the opening day of duck and deer season. Will be a big day for selling for fishing gear I guess

You've got to be chitting me. Good thing I don't want to buy a new set of waders for this season.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby whistlin_wings » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:28 pm

Heard it from their person in charge of marketing. I thought about camping out for free stuff but no chance now. Might as well open at noon
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby MarkM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:56 pm

whistlin_wings wrote:Heard it from their person in charge of marketing. I thought about camping out for free stuff but no chance now. Might as well open at noon

Yep. I may go just for the free crap and hunt the evening.
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Re: Ducks around Waco??

Postby webfootbecker » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:39 am

the Waco paper reported a couple of weeks ago that the grand opening was scheduled for the 30th. I agree that if they have to move it to opening weekend, that would be a mistake. It will be nice to have it here though. We are kind of limited having only The Academy and Walmart.
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