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Discussion in 'MichiganWaterfowl.com' started by Duck-Hunter, Sep 1, 2017.

  1. Dead Bird

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    this was a great day... because we ended up going old school and it paid off... IMG_1624.jpg
     
  2. AaronJohn

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  3. Dead Bird

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    we had a supper blow (30mph plus) that day and the birds were getting blown off the A-Frames and dekes and floating to 40yds.... we had 3 birds work well but we where missing out on the majority of the birds.... 30 yds or less is our goal.... we ended up jumping in the ditch that ran the field... roughly 60 yds down wind and backed off on the calling (with the wind it didn't matter) and let them do there thing.... just working the birds on the pass.... ended up with birds so close over the top of the ditch we had to wait for them to get out far enough to shoot... less than 15 min later we had a 5 man limit....

    before layout blinds and way before A-Frames all we hunted was ditches.... I forgot how good a ditch with good cover can be.... it all worked mainly because the wind was just howling that day....

    we could have moved the A-Frames but shooting out of a ditch is just a hoot...
     
  4. AaronJohn

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    A good ol fashioned ambush! Love it


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  5. JSchipper

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    Great way to end 2017!!! Last day - 2 shots, 2 ducks. This is my 5th year hunting and I was lucky enough to snag a band off Suzie. She was tagged in 2013 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. IMG_0253.JPG

    #henkiller
     
  6. LoBrass

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    20171206_101705.jpg Dec. 6th. Limited on ducks. Goose was a single that dove right in.
    Banded in Luna Pier immature 2017 killed in Erie. Moved about 2 miles I'd figure.
    Only band for me.
     
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