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Pirogue Blind and tips to an new waterfowler

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I need to make a blind for my 13 foot pirogue and dont know where to start. have access to as much roseau cane as needed./I have twelve decoys and a few calls. I also know a great spot to go.
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Pirogue Blind
I would just pull your pirogue up into the marsh and cover it. Use the roseau cane and other natural cover to build yourself a blind. This is more comfortable hunting, unless you are hunting open water.
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I need the pirogue to retreive ducks so storing it is an issue.
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pirogue
You dont need to go pick up ducks till your done huntin unless they are gonna blow somewhere you wont find them.Hawks can also be a problem but just keep an eye on them and they should be fine
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Bird Dog
This only true if you can identify the ducks when you shoot them in the air, if not I would not recommend this. Wouldn't be nice if a hunter ended up with too many of one species (i.e. scaup, pintail, mottled ducks) b/c he did not know what he was shooting.

re: blind - as others said, just bring some roseau and build a make shift blind by putting the cane around the pirogue. If the grass is high where you are hunting then you may not even need the cane. You can also flip the pirogue upside down and sit on top of it.
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Easy to conceal
When I use mine I stay in it to hunt either in the water or on land next to the water. I have a back on the seat and a cushion to make it more comfortable for my old back. I bring camo net to cover the top of the pirogue and the natural material in the area to cover it and me. The lower the profile the better. The birds usually don't know I am there. Also, when I use the pirogue I only bring a dozen decoys.
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canoe
Easy way to do it is push or drive a couple of 1 x 4's into the ground a few feet from each end of canoe. Then take a short 1 x 4 and lay if across the canoe and bind it to the post you drove in mud with C clamps. this makes the boat very stable in water.
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duck id
Well coot I understand your point but he should know what hes shooting before he pulls the trigger!? You need to know what your shooting before its dead right?
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Pirogue blind
Well what i do is i ripped some fence boards in 3 and take about 6 of the ripped pieces with me. I went to gus in slidell and got some camo netting and ran roseaus through it and it rolls up nice like that, it fits in the pirogue fine and you can just throw it on the bank drag your pirogue up, put the boards in around the pirogue and leave a gap on one end so you can drag the pirogue in and out. Hope this is helpful
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