Is it hunting season?

Discussion in 'MichiganWaterfowl.com' started by Jerry Lamb, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. Jerry Lamb

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    Where are the victory shots?
    I’ve been out twice, skunked.
    Therefore, I need proof of some kind of season. Seems awfully slow around here.
    Did hear of an 8 man in the Thumb...
     
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  2. Highball28

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    Went out labor day to a field that had 40 birds in it for the last week. They showed up... just landed 100 yards short all at pretty much the same time.

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  3. Jdhunttrapfish

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    Hasn't been for my group yet, were having a hard time finding some birds here in the southwest mi
     
  4. Jimbo 09

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    3 man Monday morning in se mi
     

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  5. JHipp214

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    Opening weekend for me and the guys consisted of seeing about 10,000 woodies day 1 and a dead boat motor day 2.
     
  6. Jlanc

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    Having a hard time locking down a pattern here in west Michigan as well. I haven't seen as many flying around either.
     
  7. bfaber

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    516A893D-543C-41D2-A592-12167E093646.jpeg Finally had a good hunting the 1st. Usually we don’t do that well till the molts show up. Haven’t hunted since but our scouting is showing a ton of pressure. Every time we find a good bunch of birds the next night we check it they are being hunted.
     
  8. buckhunter14

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    Noticeably quiet on here!

    09/01/2019 - Wheat Stubble

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    09/02/2019 - Oat Stubble.... I love a good hide (yes those are layout blinds under the piles) ;););)

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  9. Far Beyond Driven

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    I've got a nice flock patterned. They fly into the roost at 8:40 every night. I think that's probably after hours.
     
  10. Chessieman

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    It is a strange year here off the lower L.H. Last night driving home at 7 PM saw six different family groups flying on a 8 mile trip to the south. One group was flying east and the next was flying west, all were staggered like that. Normally they would not be flying that early on a Bluebird day. We still have a lot of Wheat stubble so that could be the reason for the family groups rather than large flocks.
     
  11. lefty421

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    I'm typically not a goose hunter, but I've gone out twice and only have 1 bird down so far..... which for me is 1 bird ahead of what I had at this time last year since I didn't hunt last years early goose at all, so I can't complain too much. I didn't shoot any birds till the end of september last year, so I'm fine with my 1 bird so far. Saw more deer in the field than birds the other night. I just like getting out.
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  12. waxico

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    Not 1 Teal....I know of 3 shot by 1 and 2 shot by another. 5 total.
     
  13. Wolverine423

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    Smashed the piss out of um for a few days on a golf course. Lol > ya no glory in that, but it was a **** ton of fun having a easy hunt for a change.
     
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  14. JSchipper

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    Hit a spot that was holding 40-60 regularly. Opening AM - Had two groups of two come in. Scratched 3/4. Also saw about 10,000 woodies.
     
  15. DEDGOOSE

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    This is my thoughts alot of the old guard here that grind hard don't post many pics anymore. Cyber scouting and jealousy runs rampant nowadays on forums has turned alot away from showing pictures. Been declining for years. .02 cents.