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Hovey Lake thread

Postby badbowtie » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:47 am

Hey guys sorry. I went to edited my post and it deleted the whole thread. Let me get ahold of Chris and see if he can restore it. If not use this to continue topic. Sorry.
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby cam liden » Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:44 am

We have the a good pick for the reserved hunt on November 8th. I've never hunted hovey before tho. Can anybody tell me what areas are good, and will I need a boat blind or can you stand in the water?
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby badbowtie » Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:47 am

cam liden wrote:We have the a good pick for the reserved hunt on November 8th. I've never hunted hovey before tho. Can anybody tell me what areas are good, and will I need a boat blind or can you stand in the water?



There are 4 areas on lake and you will
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby cam liden » Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:55 pm

Would a canoe work? Or do you have to hunt out of the boat too. I'm wondering if we can paddle to the spot and then hide the canoe and make a little blind
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby badbowtie » Sat Oct 19, 2013 4:03 pm

cam liden wrote:Would a canoe work? Or do you have to hunt out of the boat too. I'm wondering if we can paddle to the spot and then hide the canoe and make a little blind



I would not attempt that there. Lake is too big and need a actual boat.


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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:13 am

Where are the 4 good spots on the lake where you need a boat for January time frame if the lake isn't frozen? Anyone had past experience?
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby 18javelin » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:25 am

Black Smoke wrote:Where are the 4 good spots on the lake where you need a boat for January time frame if the lake isn't frozen? Anyone had past experience?

There are 4 areas, not good spots... the good spot change daily there due to pressure. If the birds even work, if they are even a day stale at hoveys its a nightmare to make it happen at times..
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:17 am

Got ya. I have an 18 ft boat with a 40 hp outboard what is my best bet on the spots to go? or even if I had to wade and stand next to a tree? Is it wadable?
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby 18javelin » Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:25 am

Black Smoke wrote:Got ya. I have an 18 ft boat with a 40 hp outboard what is my best bet on the spots to go? or even if I had to wade and stand next to a tree? Is it wadable?

Yea some is but depends on river levels as its a backwater type impoundment. You shojld be fine in that rig. But the place is FULL of stumps FULL. be careful I don't prefer one spot there over another wouldn't hunt there if it wasn't for being between a few cousins houses and we meet there a few times a year. If u hit jt right it can be good.

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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:50 am

so in other words take it nice and easy anywhere i drive to on the lake and make sure to have a couple lights?
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby 18javelin » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:46 pm

Black Smoke wrote:so in other words take it nice and easy anywhere i drive to on the lake and make sure to have a couple lights?

Yes idle can be to fast.
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby badbowtie » Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:40 pm

10mph limit. so basically not much past idle.
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:03 am

Ya I knew that (10 mph limit) I am just trying to stay safe is all and enjoy myself if I drive 5-6 hours haha

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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby badbowtie » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:15 am

Not from the ramp where you have to launch. Some areas are and some are not all depends on lake level. Right now it's low and a lot of obstacles in lake.


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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:53 am

Thanks! I will keep in touch and post on this thread toward the end of December
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby sruss01 » Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:03 pm

Hunted Hovey Monday and today. Got one mallard hen on Monday and saw nothing today. Pretty slim... Oh well, at least I got one.

Looking to go other places in Indiana and Kentucky... if any guys would allow a rookie hunter who wants to learn along with you, send me a PM. Much appreciated.
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby cam liden » Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:15 pm

I believe you shot a black duck buddy
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby sruss01 » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:32 pm

cam liden wrote:I believe you shot a black duck buddy


Awesome! Like I said... Definitely still trying to learn.
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby hankyorke » Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:17 am

sruss01 wrote:Definitely still trying to learn.


Buy two keep one on you when you're in the field.

http://www.amazon.com/Waterfowl-Identif ... tification
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby 18javelin » Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:08 pm

That's a Black Duck for sure lol


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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby 18javelin » Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:10 pm

hankyorke wrote:
sruss01 wrote:Definitely still trying to learn.


Buy two keep one on you when you're in the field.

http://www.amazon.com/Waterfowl-Identif ... tification

Or download the app lol


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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby sruss01 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:25 pm

18javelin wrote:Or download the app lol


Did that! :smile:
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:22 am

Is the lake froze up down there?
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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby badbowtie » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:12 am

Yup


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Re: Hovey Lake thread

Postby Black Smoke » Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:54 am

Thanks for the info. Are there any birds anywhere around there?
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