It really depends on where u r . Here in IN the ducks have protected resting areas so if they are hunted hard in one body of water they can move to one that cant be touched. I like to find the backwaters of a lake where there is good natural cover, but little ponds r good to, I hunt for some cattle farmers right in w/there cows by the ponds. If u have a good decoy setup u can pull those ducks to u away from the open water. However in N. Dakota its better to hunt the feilds (or maybe smaller slough if its not a roost) because the waters r not protected.
Everywhere I can. I'd get bored hunting the same type of place/setup every time. From the pit blinds in the fields, to the shorelines of a lake with a nature blind, the layouts between the cornrows, the flooded timber, the farm ponds, the layout boats on a half frozen lake, etc, they're all great. I'll pass up a chance to hunt out of my regular blind, knowing I'd get a limit, in a heartbeat to try a new spot/setup. Isn't that what it's all about?
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