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Wood Ducks

Postby Beretta » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:30 pm

Where is a good lake in North Texas to find wood ducks? I have gotten other ducks (Mallard, Widgeon, Pintail...) but the wood duck continues to evade me. Anyone have any tips on where to find them?
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Postby NS39340 » Wed Jan 05, 2005 3:30 pm

im in the same boat but i have yet to get a pintail too.....all gadwalls pretty much
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Postby TX_DUX » Wed Jan 05, 2005 7:55 pm

i dont know bout north texas but we shoot lots in east texas in nacadoches at my buddys deer lease!!! i go to Stephan F. Austin so its rgith down the road! lotta woodies.....
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Postby Beretta » Thu Jan 06, 2005 9:12 pm

Thanks
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Postby t2plant » Fri Jan 07, 2005 11:02 am

Best place I have found for woodies is North Toledo Bend WMA. My son and I usually limit out every weekend. Just started seeing Mallards in the woods last weekend.
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Postby woodduckhntr » Tue Feb 08, 2005 11:03 pm

i have plenty woodducks here in south louisiana if anyone wants to swap a hunt let me know
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Postby Chester_Duck » Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:43 pm

back water ponds/flooded timber are the best, you can kill them on big water, but they will be few and far between. allways plenty on my ponds, but I don't live very far fom nacogdoches either.
TX_DUX, where is the best place around Nac. I hunt rayburn and dam B a good bit, but the hunting has been less than steller the last two years.
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Postby bust em » Fri Aug 12, 2005 3:42 pm

I don't know how far North you are but if your close Decture TX, you should try out the national grass lands. I have seen a lot of woodys out there on the small lakes.
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Postby RedTx » Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:04 pm

I have some land close to Decatur. We have a stock tank that always holds 30-40 wood ducks every year.
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Postby eddo » Fri Aug 12, 2005 9:45 pm

big slough wildneress area holds'em, lake livingston, I've even killed woodies at mad island outside of palacios and every river system in between,
love to watch'em fold
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Postby texasduckblaster » Fri Aug 12, 2005 9:48 pm

i saw a few on lake Texoma and Ray Roberts, and lots on Sam Rayburn just after the season ended.
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Postby bmall » Wed Aug 17, 2005 1:47 pm

Saw a few last season on Cedar Creek Lake. Near the end of the season, we had a lot of Cans and a couple big flights of Pins.
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Postby bw44 » Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:23 am

No offense.....but, if your not seeing/shooting woodducks, there's a pretty good chance your in the wrrrrong daaaayyyum spot (in my best Justin Wilson impression :smile: ). We shot woodducks at just about every place we hunted in North Texas last year..........mmmmmm love me some woodducks-n-gravy :thumbsup:
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Postby BearBeatsAll » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:02 pm

Lake fork has a few on there too.
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Postby mallard mangler » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:05 pm

I saw one year before last out in East Texas
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