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Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020

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Been a ridiculously sub-par duck season,at least for de Nuck and Futz Duo and with winds predicted to be quite favorable for a nice area we suspected would be holding nice variety of ducks,like teal.mottled ducks,greys,possible ring necks and maybe some widgeons and mallards(not counting whistling ducks),we decided we had a hunt or two left in de ole bodies and from de get-go,seemed like we zagged when we shoulda zagged,finding ourselves pretty squarely on dat proverbial'X' duck hunters so dearly strive for!!!When it was all said and done,we emerged with one doggone duck shy of a 2-man limit and our take was 5 greys,3 teal(two green wings and one blue wing),two mottled ducks,and one drake ringer,compliments of me and thought dat it was doggone scaup but quickly spotted two white bands encircling bill and he won't make dat mistake again!!!Heard a lotta chattering from variety of ducks and bout doggone time de Nuck and Futz Duo emerged with some quality AND quantity!!!He may be doing paddle-in tomorrow,Wifey and I headed up to Jackson,MS to visit with younger son,in MS College School of Law.Probably gonna hit local ducks maybe one,two more times,then take Wifey to de Trestles(might scope out Bass Pro in Pearl as dey may have dat Fin-S Shaker,Limetreuse,and possibly may have fine lead heads with incredible anchor system and angled shape plus eyes on each side-may find Do-It mold dat makes jig heads close to those).Had awesome time,shot hunt pics to plenty of my Duck Mafia and can't wait to hit few more ducks,if winds and water levels allow.Love to hit Honey Island for woodies but dat most likely AINT gonna happen with Pearl at 17.0 ft and climbing.Did not hear lotta shooting by us,guess sub-par duck season gotta lot to do with dat!!!Doggone Internet out at home but I-Phone Hot Spot does OK!!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
I'm glad y'all put the hurt on them. That North shore finally produced, too bad it's almost over. I hope y'all get another good shoot before the door shuts on the season. Good hunting!
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
Steelsprayer,Thanks,finally got on dat 'X',trouble is water levels in Regular Duck Season rarely allow access to this fine area.Might see if Th works out as I am planning a Trestles assault Wed with a few Abita KC members.Really want to chase some Honey Island woodies but think gate at ole Hwy 11 probably closed.Guess I can drive out there to check it out.Finally,finally got on not only quantity but quality,bout damn time!!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
Glad to read that you'll had a great trip. Persistence pays off and hope springs eternal!
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
Great job guys! Finally, after all the hard work and frustrating results all season long, the Nuck and Futz duo comes through with a great hunt!
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
Thanks,guys. Just got off phone with yet another member of my Duck Mafia and he might join me this Th and he and I and another Abita KC member plan to hit Trestles this Wed. GB3,Hope dem Arkansas ducks and geese cooperate. Still a miserable season but got signs of life after all.

Mandevillian
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
Awesome hunt guys glad y’all finally got them. Now we just need next season to hurry up and get here so we can get back at em
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
frogslayer,De Nuck and Futz Duo might have a few more hunts up our sleeves and might be tempted to check out some promising spots this Wed and Th!!!Finally think dem stubborn greys got de message and headed our way,bout doggone time!!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
mande , happy to see yall got on em finally ,, persistence pays !! good job
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
Thanks,dredger,we really do appreciate the kind words and love our ole-school style of hunting and dat NEVER goes outta style!!Got few more E Zone hunts in de ole body and still have Area 9 for bowhunting til Feb 15th,then shifting gears towards Trestles hammers,Honey Island mudbugs,Sherburne Wild Turkeys(possibly Honey Island Wild Turkeys)and loving every minute of it.

Mandevillian
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Re: Nuck and Futz Duo Hit NShore Marsh 1 18 2020
One other item of note,my older son smoked three ducks we shot this past Sat,two fat greys and one nice mottled duck and think I ended up getting mottled duck and that smoked duck was superb.He used some cherry smoking chips ole Santa got him for Christmas and we got him fine smoker few years ago and need to get him to smoke some rainbow trout Wifey and I caught in Arkansas not that long ago.Headed back to Ozarks probably end of April!!!

Mandevillian
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