I believe it goes, "fool me once, shame on you...fool me twice, shame on me..."....well shame on me apparently
Got skunked this morning and afternoon.
Brought out two guys from DHC this morning, Demetri and his friend. Looked promising all last week but not so much today. Found we had a LOOOOOONG WALK through 1 ft water and less instead of the usual paddle through 3ft, i should have scouted that ahead of time
Set up a little late but saw woodies, some teal, and saw and heard widgeon (really woulda loved a widgeon). At one point had to small "ducks" fly in, I was almost positive they were grebes but wasnt sure so NO shot.
I've learned a few lessons today, one i knew but was reminded this morning, no matter how good of a caller you are, ur never good if youre not where the ducks want to land (we werent). Some guys on the other side of the lake had some shots which added aggravation. All pissed off we left at 830
The same guys hunting by us in the AM pulled up in the same pond as me at the WMA in the afternoon, pretty funny, was it anybody on here? If so youd know who you are, you def had a better day then me.
Looking for redemption i went to the WMA hoping to see some birds moving and to scout for the morning. Great idea i thought. Lets say by the time I set everthing up, these were the thoughts going through my mind...."All this for some sh*tty tasting ducks?....Why am I not in a deer stand right now? .....Wow this mud smells like rotten egg farts
....Hmm i may give up duck hunting entirely...." those are just some of my passing ideas. LOL
but in seriousness It sucked I brought half the marsh slop home with me on EVERYTHING. I Did bring out my lab to sit with me and she did well, not much fidgeting and no barking, i was impressed and it was good having someone to talk to
Again saw some groups just couldnt get anything close. I think im trying an AM hunt but im not sure, the 10pt on trail cam is making me second guess AND thoughts of venison steaks are making my mouth water, we'll see. Til next time.
Exercise is the best medicine.