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Has anyone heard anything more on a sandhill crane hunt in Michigan?

Discussion in 'MichiganWaterfowl.com' started by Cork Dust, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. Cork Dust

    Cork Dust

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    Other than hearing from within MDNR that Russ Mason is in full support, this seems to have died-back well past a simmer...
     
  2. Luv2hunteup

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    We have a Coalition meeting tomorrow. I’ll ask for updates if I remember. A season would be awesome.
     
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  3. Cork Dust

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    I'll supply the decoys, blinds and calling expertise. They can be tough birds to get them to land in the decoys. Excellent eyesight.
     
  4. plugger

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    I could usually provide the corn field with the sand hills.
     
  5. Luv2hunteup

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    Nothing beats ripe barley fields when cranes are heading south. North bound I would definitely give the nod to standing corn.
     
  6. Far Beyond Driven

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    I know a few places to pass shoot.
     
  7. AaronJohn

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    Decoys? Calls?

    How about a machete in my front yard? (no, this picture isn't cropped or zoomed)

    Those birds aren't scared of anything!
     
  9. AaronJohn

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    Ha! I was at the gas station the other day on the west side and they were literally looking into the window of my truck I couldn’t drive away there was half a dozen just checking me out


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  10. craigrh13

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    I was under the impression that nothing would happen until they see who the new administration was going to be and how they are towards this. I might be wrong but I believe it was Russ Mason that said that at CWAC.
     
  11. notime

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    might have to go out of state and spend my money elsewhere if they don't get this moving along. that bird is high on my bucket list and if my home state wont accommodate, i know others will
     
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  12. Spartan88

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    HSUS will be all over it, they will demand a public vote and sandy hunting will go by way of the mourning dove hunt.
     
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    I was hunting doves and sandhills in Michigan this morning, then the alarm went off.
     
  14. Bucman

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    That bird looks like he is “doing or about to do damage”!
     
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  15. 101thwacK

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    Ribeye of the sky I have often been told. Also on my bucket list. Has anyone on here eaten them before?