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Aerial survey?

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Where are the darn aerial survey results? Larry said they would be out today. It's always a pia trying to find the results. Why can't they post them on the ldwf website? Where they at Larry?
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I spoke to Larry last week, and he said he was shooting for Thursday or Friday ... But I think today is a holiday (Veteran's Day) so I'm not sure if they're coming later on, or not until Monday. Sometimes he also runs into issues with aircraft access .... But when we receive them, we'll announce the results on the site and our Facebook page.
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I can give you a ground survey from the Houma area. It’s not good. Better be where the few ducks want to be.
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I wouldn't give him the results because he is asking so rudely. People need to learn to treat other people with respect and this would be a better world.
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Pretty please with a cherry on top for duckhunter 89
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I am sure Larry has done all he could do with the variables involved with flying. The count will be what it will be. I don't let it affect my excitement level either way.

Everyone hunt safe !
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'Just got reynolds email. 1.5 million birds down, down from 3 million same time last year'
Saw this on tigerdroppings. Saw a few other tidbits that supposedly came from Larry. I've been looking around for the survey results but no luck . Maybe you have to be a VIP to get the results before the season opens?
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Here's our summary of the report:
http://www.louisianasportsman.com/details.php?id=11444
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The survey was taken before this last front that just came through. Therefore I wouldn't really put to much emphasis about the lower numbers. Things change over night, at least from what I see it has.
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I maintain an electronic distribution list for the aerial survey reports, and I've offered on this website, tigerdroppings and others at least twice to include anyone that wants to receive the reports on that list. Just send me an e-mail. I have no control over posting reports to the website. But you can bet that since I didn't finish flying the survey until late yesterday, and didn't finish the report until about noon today, on a holiday, it won't get posted until Monday at the earliest.

I flew the easternmost 9 lines, from Houma to the mouth of the Mississippi River, yesterday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Don't get too worked up over 'the count is down'. Last year was unusually high, and as I explained in the report, over the last 5 years, the November estimate has ranged from 1.02 to 1.25 million in 2013 and 2015, to 3.06 and 3.25 million in 2016 and 2014. This estimate is between those, but on the low side. As others have said, things can change a lot during November, especially with freezing temperatures in the Dakotas. I'm hopeful that SE will see decent hunting because there were good numbers of ducks across multiple lines rather than just a pile of ringnecks in upper Terrebonne and another pile of dabblers down at Venice, with very little in between, like we've seen in some years. I've also heard good reports from Lake Borgne north to east/northeast of New Orleans, where our survey lines do not extend.

That's why I included a map of the survey transects in this report so folks can see where we do and do not fly. It is a random sampling of the entire coastal habitat, not an evaluation of everywhere everyone might hunt.

Good luck tomorrow.
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Thanks for all you do Larry! Good luck to all in the morning.
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