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Which duck is good eatin?

Postby Rudso » Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:13 pm

I was wondering whats the tastiest duck?
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Postby goosecaller » Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:16 pm

I like Mallards the best. Teal are pretty good too
call 'em in and kill 'em all
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Postby dukhnter7 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:29 pm

Dead ones. The live ones are too tough.
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Postby jjohnson_714 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:29 pm

i got a woody last year and i think it was by far the best duck ive ever had
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Postby ohsobad_hunter » Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:47 pm

Teal would have to be my favorite. Mallards are a very close second. :salude:
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Postby gone winchester » Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:50 pm

Had one Redhead that nothing can top, mallards are close up there though :salude:
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Postby LIGHT12 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:09 pm

teal are my favorite. Wood duck and Canvasback is there. Try smoked Ringers sometime it is up there.
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Postby Minnesota » Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:11 pm

1. Greenwing Teal
2. Bluewing Teal
3. Canvasback
4. Mallard

I like greenwings the most by far. Often their meat is lighter than other ducks.
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Postby TooTall » Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:16 pm

jacks, spoonies, and coots top my list! :yes: lol




JK, mallard would have to be one of my favorites
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Postby Penguine » Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:26 pm

Peking Duck from the Chinese restaraunt is great. :mrgreen:

Since most of mine find there way in to the dehydrator to become jerky I like em all. Also, toss em in the crock pot with BBQ sauce and they all taste the same.
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Postby BurnZ » Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:54 pm

TooTall wrote:jacks, spoonies, and coots top my list! :yes: lol


:toofunny:

I like woodies the best. then mallards
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Postby casey_714 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:56 pm

You know... we always eat our ducks the same way, with a couple different species mixed in at a time.. So i have NO clue :mrgreen:
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Postby Smackaduck » Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:28 pm

A couple small teal done whole and smoked for a few hours. :smile:
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Postby Minnesota » Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:42 pm

It is strange how ducks of the same species can taste so different. I've had redheads that tasted great, but I grilled one once that literally tasted like dirt.
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Postby gone winchester » Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:07 am

Penguine wrote:Peking Duck from the Chinese restaraunt is great.

:laughing: :laughing: :laughing:
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Postby duckjumper » Wed Sep 06, 2006 12:02 pm

I'd have to say mallards and green teal are my favorites so far, but beating both would be a young speck goose. Big, juicy and usually nice and fat. Rib-eye in the sky...
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Postby gone winchester » Wed Sep 06, 2006 12:53 pm

:toofunny: havent had one yet, but if its that good Ill have to kill me one them speck bellies. Havent seen to many in Ohio so that could be a downfall!
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Postby tealslayerblw » Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:42 pm

teal; most def
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Postby Gooseboy » Sat Sep 09, 2006 11:26 am

teal are good.
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Postby stumpjumper » Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:04 pm

Magenzers!!!!!!!!!! :laughing: Or the pine board used to cook them.

Really though mallards and Woodies. That`s all I ever see and shoot. :tounge:
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Postby Kelpy » Sun Sep 10, 2006 5:11 pm

I would have to say. . .

1. Pacific Black Brant
2. Teal
3. Mallards, Widgeon, Gads, Cans, etc. . . They all can be good or bad depending on what they've been eating, and what shape their in.

I dunno though, I just save all my ducks and geese from the year and make me a good bunch of Jerky (honkers), Sausage, Salami, etc. . .

I find duck is the best when processed. Too strong for me by itself. . . Usually. That is with exception of Brant, they are bar none the best waterfowl out there! Prime Rib on the Wing! :thumbsup:
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Postby duckjumper » Mon Sep 11, 2006 10:56 am

Brant? Really? What makes them so good? Fatty? Rich? Lighter color? Darker color? Do Tell. I've never eaten one...
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Postby #1wingnut » Thu Sep 14, 2006 5:21 pm

jjohnson_714 wrote:i got a woody last year


Johnson got a what? when? :eek: :eek:
I usally wake up with one :toofunny:

Sorry; I couldnt pass that one up.

Mallard (young)
woodduck
teal
sprig
widgon

puddle ducks pretty much taste the same to me
its all in prep. I like the milk marinade

but I NEVER put it on a woody.

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Postby santeerangerman » Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:41 pm

1 Wood ducks
2 teal
3 mallards
4 pintail
5 widgeon/gadwalls
6 spoonbills.

Alot really depends on where the birds are killed, and what they have been feeding on.

I've killed Teal in the coastal rivers here in S.C. that were just down right uneatible. I've also killed shovelers that have been feeding on rice in Arkansas that were just as God as any other duck there.
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Postby CCDuckSlayer » Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:07 pm

1. Pintail
2. Widgeon
3. Gadwall
4. Redhead

Plus all of these ducks actually have some meat on them!
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