I am from Hannibal also. Do you do most of your hunting at Shanks? I do most of my hunting at Mark Twain Lake. This year really sucked for us. This is my third season hunting, but I hunt with my father in-law who has been hunting for 2 decades plus, and he says this was one of the worst seasons he could remember. We hunt mostly on the weekends, but I think we only killed a total of 30 - 35 birds all season. The bad thing is we killed 9 of those between the two of us on the second day of the season. We ventured to Shanks a couple of time, but did not have much luck. We also tried Fountain Grove with no luck. Going to do some goose hunting? Plan on hunting for some on Monday.