20-21 season.

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20-21 season.

Postby Baymen Moe » Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:09 pm

Thought it might be nice to start a fresh thread for the upcoming season. Share preparations and goals and what we’re seeing and of course bags limits. I’ve just received a panel blind from Tanglefree that will fit nicely in my spot. Need to clear some brush for a perfect fit. Seeing some woodies out back and some geese. Also prepping for deer season. It’s almost time gentlemen. And don’t forget my invitation to a hunter’s gathering part 2 on October 10th.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby AvianAddict » Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:29 pm

I’m looking forward to this season more than others due to this Covid crap and not being able to go about life normally. I just picked up an Old Town discovery solo 119. It’s a real sweet canoe! Weighs 56lbs, holds 500lbs, real fast and tracks well. I’m going to rig up a backboard to go from the seat to the rear support so I can use it as a layout. I also picked up another duck call (totally unnecessary but I have a weakness for calls), some decoy gloves and a life jacket. I also found a new pond to hunt which should be good for ducks but is holding quite a bit of geese right now! Season starts next week!


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Professor_Leakey » Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:26 am

this season is all about the pup. i don’t care if i just handle and let others do all the shooting. chapo will be entering the junior hunt tests mid october. looking forward to that. he’s been making some tough marks and did his first double yesterday.


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Buffle » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:10 pm

Checking in for first time this year. Looking forward to early goose and the season. I have hunted out of the 119 canoe for past three years. You will love it. It has handled some very dicey water well!
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby AvianAddict » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:41 pm

The few times I’ve paddled it I can tell it’s a huge upgrade! I’m hoping to get a piece of plywood and put some padding on it. Lean it from the seat to the rear support and use it as a layout.


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby JambroseOutdoors » Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:30 am

Can't wait to see familiar faces and meet new ones Oct 10th. Thanks again for putting it together BM!

Finally started getting out the gear to dust and spray off to get ready. Got mainly the duck dekes and gear out yesterday, fully body and shell geese today. Also have an order from Tanglefree on the way, grabbed four more goose floaters and 2 butt up geese that should be here right when the early season kicks off. Think I have a hunting gear addiction, please don't tell my wife... Can't wait to get back after it this season!
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Baymen Moe » Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:54 am

The new hide. Pretty sweet.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby AvianAddict » Sun Sep 06, 2020 2:03 pm

Those panel blinds are great!


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Southcoast hunter » Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:17 pm

I’m looking to kill my first duck/goose this season. I have most of my decoys rigged up, still have a few to finish. And I have some good spots I’ve scored. Moreover, a new pedal kayak has opened up opportunities.


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Baymen Moe » Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:26 pm

Your first birds ever Southcoast? If so that’s great. I took a 30 something friend last opening day and he got his first ever ducks ever. Great to be a part of that. And don’t be shy. The more the merrier at my hunter’s gathering if you’re interested. Great group of guys.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Southcoast hunter » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:09 pm

Baymen, where/when is the hunters gathering?


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Baymen Moe » Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:43 am

PM sent.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Farmhunter » Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:32 am

Thyra and I will be out doing our thing this season.
No early goose for me this year although I may bag one if they start crossing the fields.
This year I hope to hunt a few new locations and get out there as much as past years.
Also hope to hunt with a few of you gents someday. I’ll have to put Jambrose on a good hunt or two we had fun last year except for the birds.
Would be sweet to get a pintail this year or a blue wing or cinnamon teal. Love reporting bands too. I’ll just keep putting in the time most of all great getting out there with the pup..!
Good luck to all you guys. Won’t be long now.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby mawtrfowler » Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:37 pm

Went out yesterday on a river with cut corn on either side, birds were there but we were about a 100 yards off the flight paths in either direction but managed to pick off one bird that came close enough for a shot.

Really hoping these water conditions improve in the next month. Everything is super low around here.Image

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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby JB35 » Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:17 pm

Hoping to get a pintail or wigeon in the salt marsh on the south shore. Saw a few last year late season. Curious if anyone else has seen/ taken any ?
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby mawtrfowler » Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:27 pm

JB35 wrote:Hoping to get a pintail or wigeon in the salt marsh on the south shore. Saw a few last year late season. Curious if anyone else has seen/ taken any ?


They're certainly around. I shot a hen pintail last year here on the north shore, buddy wiffed on the drake. There's a field that flood when the river gets high, always covered in birds and almost guaranteed to see some pintails in there late season/ after season.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby JambroseOutdoors » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:07 am

Good to hear from you Farmhunter! Been meaning to shoot you a text, hopefully we can get back out again this year. Had a lot of fun hanging with you and Thyra despite the lack of bird :lol3: . Hope you can make it to the gathering as well and can catch up!

Farmhunter wrote:Thyra and I will be out doing our thing this season.
No early goose for me this year although I may bag one if they start crossing the fields.
This year I hope to hunt a few new locations and get out there as much as past years.
Also hope to hunt with a few of you gents someday. I’ll have to put Jambrose on a good hunt or two we had fun last year except for the birds.
Would be sweet to get a pintail this year or a blue wing or cinnamon teal. Love reporting bands too. I’ll just keep putting in the time most of all great getting out there with the pup..!
Good luck to all you guys. Won’t be long now.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Noreaster » Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:07 pm

Im looking forward to the upcoming season but don't know how much time Im going to get in.
Still have a bunch of trips to do on the boats & kid #2 is due Nov 1st.
Hopefully I'll catch some of the coastal early split
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby wsumner » Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:34 pm

I just posted a new Garmin Sport Pro E-Collar for sale on the Duck Hunting Chat Classified if anyone is interested.
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby AvianAddict » Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:31 am

Finally got into some September geese! First time my cornfield has been cut in September. My buddy had to back out last minute so I sent Jambrose a text knowing he lives close and he was all over it. At 6:30 we had a group of 25 read the script and dump right in. Had half the group on the ground when I called it. Dusted the first bird and my gun jammed. Jambrose knocked one out of the group as well. We proceeded to watch 50+ geese land in the middle about 75-100 yards out. We got up and kicked them out and shortly after had a nice group of 8 come in and we knocked down 4. Felt good to get out!Image


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Baymen Moe » Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:14 pm

Good stuff AA and Jambrose. What’s up with the jam AA?
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby AvianAddict » Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:40 pm

I was getting rid of some old steel, I was shooting Blackclouds. Apparently my gun doesn’t like it. It ejected no problem but never released the shell out of the mag. Switched to Hevi steel and all 3 shells cycled no problem.


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby JambroseOutdoors » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:22 pm

Huge thank you to AA for allowing me to tag along and putting us right on them this morning! Hand up though, I have no excuse for not shooting more than one out of the first group :lol3: . AA couldn't have called them in and had them land any closer. I could have high fived some of them as they were trying to escape. Think there were some new season jitters/excitement, at least that's what I'm going to tell myself... Felt so good to be back out though, thanks again AA!
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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby AvianAddict » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:26 pm

Happy to have you man! That first group got out of there in a hurry with the wind. Don’t beat yourself up. I’d love to think that I would have doubled if I my gun didn’t jam but they were gone in a hurry.


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Re: 20-21 season.

Postby Dog Tired » Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:10 pm

any other vets get out on the vet/youth day and care to comment on the lack of or plethora of birds? bonus for gps coordinates! one week to the Berkshire opener!
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