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Field Spread

Postby mrleo25 » Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:14 am

This wil be my first season for field hunting geese and i have a couple questions. The area i hunt doesn't have alot of field hunting if any that i know of. A few ponds around that i know get shot. Will hunting pressure over water make the birds skittish over field spreads? Also right now the season will begin in about a week. I have been seeing flocks ranging from 6 - 20 birds in them. So when season opens up should i match the size of the spread to the flock sizes? I have 2 dozen shells and 1 dozen fullbodies.
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Postby alwayshuntin » Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:26 am

i would use 2 dozen shells and 1 dozen fullbodys. i have seen some of them get scared from being shot at over the water but then seen others just land right in the dekes.
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Postby Cupped-n-Committed » Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:38 am

You need to scout them now and find where they are going and landing. Practice your calling and try and be where they want to be.
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Postby cam » Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:46 pm

use every decoy you can find we us 25 dozen full bodys almost every goose that flys by gives you a look
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