AR, OK, LA, TX & MS Reports 06-07

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AR, OK, LA, TX & MS Reports 06-07

Postby Admin2 » Wed Jul 26, 2006 12:08 pm

For Snow goose migration reports in AR, OK, LA, TX, and MS.


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Postby Ducksbeus » Tue Oct 10, 2006 10:19 pm

ANYBODY seen snows as of yet??? :mrgreen:
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Postby ohsobad_hunter » Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:26 pm

Havent seen any in Oklahoma. :mrgreen:
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Postby portahunter » Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:27 am

Nothing down here yet, but been reading reports from Canada and North Dakota that say the snows are migrating pretty heavily with this front. I'm expecting the leading edge of the snow goose migration to be around Kansas after this front passes. They're starting to see some specks in my area of Southeast Texas though.
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Postby wigeon1040 » Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:54 am

I haven't seen many in KS as of yet but I am planning on doing some more scouting as of this weekend and seeing if your suspicions are true. I sure hope they are. :mrgreen:
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Postby eagleheaded » Sun Oct 15, 2006 8:07 am

I was out at the marsh on FRI 13 in SW Louisiana, around Holmwood, and saw several flocks of specs, about 200 geese total maybe, and also saw 3 flocks of Snows. The activity is really light, and there are by no means, as many geese that will be down here come December, but it was nice to see a few geese in the area in OCT. :thumbsup:
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Postby portahunter » Sun Oct 15, 2006 9:51 am

I was out dove hunting in Fannet in Se Tx yesterday and saw a group of specks with 5 snows mixed in with them. Hope we got a big push before the season starts.
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Postby portahunter » Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:38 am

Wigeon, I think your up now for the snow goose migration. Read some reports from other sites saying that a fair number of snows were moving through southern Nebraska last night pretty heavy . We've been seeing a few snows down here on the coast already and quit a few specks too.
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Postby Admin2 » Thu Nov 02, 2006 1:30 am

I heard that Snows were migrating at AR on Tuesday.


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Postby portahunter » Thu Nov 02, 2006 9:39 am

There were s few small flocks flying in extreme southeast Tx last weekend during youth weekend. I'd imagine with the cold temps and north wind there should be a few more by now. Gonna try and light em up on Saturday.
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Postby eagleheaded » Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:17 am

With you there portahunter. Our season doesnt open til the 11 though. Itll be here soon enough.
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Postby mallard38028 » Mon Nov 06, 2006 11:39 am

Snows and Blues in above average numbers for this time of year in Arkansas. Spent Sat the 4th at our club in Poinsette County and saw ALOT of Snows. Seveal thousand in a field just outside Harrisburg. They used the field ALL day. A few groups of Specks aroud too.
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Postby eagleheaded » Mon Nov 06, 2006 11:51 am

Ive been down in Holmwood at least once a week for the past 4 weeks strait, and every time i go, there are more and more snows and blues there. There are also lots of specks around too.
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Postby moonface » Wed Nov 08, 2006 6:59 pm

Saw aeveral groups of snows on Tuesday, about 250 total around Brinkley, AR, all headed north.
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Postby eagleheaded » Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:23 pm

Well fellas, it was our opening weekend in LA this past weekend, and even though i didnt goose hunt yet (warm temps and lack of weather) i am here to tell you that the snows are really starting to show up and large numbers in SW LA. I couldnt tell you how many i saw and to try to put a number on it would probably not do any justification. Cant wait for that first cold nasty day! Just wanted to fill you guys in!
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Postby portahunter » Thu Nov 16, 2006 2:29 pm

Saw about 2000 snows last weekend while hunting. Would probably see more but there is nowhere for them to land in the area that I hunt right now because of all the water. After yesterday's wind there should be some more. Peak winds in College Station yesterday. Sustained 38, gusts 45+. Hopefully I get a shot a some of those snows this weekend when I go home.
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Postby woodduckhunter » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:49 pm

Hunted a rice field in El Camp last weekend. Saw about 10,000 geese, snow and specks, killed one speck, along with a limit of ducks. Four teal and my first ever pintail that was banded.
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Postby portahunter » Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:40 am

One of the older gentlemen I hunt with just called me and told me he saw a huge flock of snow geese. Said it was the biggest he'd ever seen in the 45 years he'd been hunting. I knew he liked to exaggerate but when he said there was 500,000 thousand snows I flat out didn't believe him. I'm thinking more of in the lines of 50,000. He said they were on a rice field the was about 25 acres in size and that it was like a carpet of them.
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Postby LA.Call'emClose » Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:08 pm

Plenty of snows and blues in southwest LA now.
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Postby Daisycuttin » Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:23 pm

I was in Stuttgat this past weekend and saw well over 100,000 snows and blues and probably 5-6,000 specks. Most geese i have ever seen in one area. This was over roughly 5 miles of roadside winter wheat and they were tearing it up like it was a free all-u-can-eat salad bar. Absolutely awesome. I took abunch of pics with my phone. If I can get em off of it and onto here I will post them up.
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Postby eagleheaded » Mon Dec 25, 2006 7:41 pm

Just wanted to let you guys know that there are 10s of 1000s of snows, specks and a few canadas in SW LA. Most of them are staying on the HWY 27 corridor and eastward towards Thornwell on the roost and flying north of I 10 to feed during the day. Makes for some great pass shooting opportunities while smokin the ducks. Merry Christmas to all and cut em while you can!!!!
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Postby BLACK ADDER » Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:30 am

As I reported on another part of this site, no snow geese in Virginia in fields next to the Dismal Swamp. Have hunted four weekends in a row.Hopefully this cold blast will filter in some this Friday or Monday. Have been Tundra Swans by the 1000's ,though. :laughing:
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