Rick Hall wrote:Apparently just a matter of time until mine joins our other marsh blinds that have popped and my guys are hunting out of the boat. Meanwhile, the high water has altered or erased(?) normal little duck flyways over normally bigger water away from my pothole and given us the most teal gunning we've had this season. Which is a darn good thing, as we've shot just one mallard in the past three mornings. Keep waiting for the bottom to drop completely out of our shooting in the marsh, because most possible food sources are well under water and the abundance of newly available feed in rain flooded ag lands, but we've been blessed with strong hunting.
T-TOP wrote:D comeaux, Rick where you guys hunt?
Town or area not specific. We have blinds in grand chenier, hunt with a buddy in creole, and with my brother in 4 mile square.
Rick Hall wrote:And a little further SW of Gueydan right now. Work for Doug's Hunting Lodge with stuff in JD, Vermillion, Acadia and Camron parishes.
Blind popped, fun afternoon ahead...
Sclf wrote:Water spigot turned on, duck spigot turned off!! Rising water caused by winter rains always pulls ducks out of our marsh into ag fields and flooded pastures. Oh how I long for the days of the first split'
Rick Hall wrote:Sclf wrote:Water spigot turned on, duck spigot turned off!! Rising water caused by winter rains always pulls ducks out of our marsh into ag fields and flooded pastures. Oh how I long for the days of the first split'
Our "spigot" apparently took that twist this morning. After a week of easy marsh limits despite pasture and high rice ground sheet water being covered with ducks, we did well to take home four birds today. Yesterday's was the best teal and big duck show of the lot, today nothing but a very few stragglers.
D Comeaux wrote:How is the last big rains and high water affecting your late season hunts?
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