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Honey Island/NShore Marsh Bummer Part III 12 18 19

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Was hoping to find some Honey Island woodies then hit NShore Marsh much later than typical and getting a later start this time of duck season often has paid off(this has been such a bummer of a duck season)but have not had any luck in any of my hunt locations this pitiful season.Got to Honey Island just before 4:00am,saw no one behind me,guess lack of consistent woodies had something to do with that!!Got set up,waited and waited and heard significant amount of shooting from areas both way E of me and a tad W and S of where I was.Since Santa bought me fine pair of heavy-duty Lacrosse waders,wanted to test em out in flooded cypress and tried my best to find some tree rats,to no avail.Then after getting text from Bayoubob(hunting paddle-in spot)decided to hit NShore Marsh,make long paddle and check to see if any greys still hanging around.ran into handful of hunters,none had anything and stuck it out til about 11:45 and called it quits,sore and aggravated from serious lack of ducks,at least where I have been hunting.Migratory patterns have MOST definitely been manipulated,critical when gadwalls conspicuously absent and not sure IF they ever gonna show up and funny thing is diehard buddy of mine was recently telling me Mexico has had significant flocks of mallards since teal season???How could we have missed their migration and with flooded corn,never intended to be harvested,stragegically placed N of LA,how much of a chance do we stand!!!

Mandevillian,knowing full well lotta factors involved but Migratory Manipulation definitely has a role
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Re: Honey Island/NShore Marsh Bummer Part III 12 18 19
Meant 12 28 19!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Honey Island/NShore Marsh Bummer Part III 12 18 19
Hunted big branch this morning, good amount of shooting early, then not much after. Good flight at day break, then a long sit after that...
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Re: Honey Island/NShore Marsh Bummer Part III 12 18 19
Was nowhere near Big Branch at first light but ended up there well after about 9:30 and chatted with guy I met on our way back to launch and he likewise said there was decent amount of shooting. Bayoubob did manage a drake grey today and I am taking break tomorrow possibly taking Wifey fishing T-Funky Monday. Shame of it is I just got fine pair of Lacrosse waders and probably gonna hang em up
soon.

Mandevillian
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