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Date Hunted November 12, 2022:

Another big duck season opening day. That makes 47 in a row. Calm skies with water height normal. Cool front on the way and we were hoping for some good breeze. By the end of the hunt it did not matter as we were able to limit our as a group. We shot…
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DD,Nice hunt,indeed.Got a few reports from W Zone Opener and seems like pintails,teal,and greys were the norm!!Hope to somewhat replicate your success on the E Zone Opener!Congrats!!

Mandevillian


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Looking for a good duck hunting video game. Please reply with your thoughts on a game you have and any pros or cons about it. Looking preferrably for something associated with Wii and that also includes a shooting gun of some sort.
Duck Hunt for Nintendo. Still the best!


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This was our second duck hunt with my friends Labrador, Jefferson. The dog turned 1 last week and is doing a great job retrieving ducks for us. We shot 11 Friday and he got them all. It has been years since I hunted with a dog but it changes the the hunting experience having a good well behaved…
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DD,Awesome dog yall got there-he most definitely woulda found two of my lost ducks,especially the fine mottled duck that landed in some junk lie dat one!!!Santa needs to deliver me a dog!!

Mandevillian


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11/25/22:

We decided to let the rain pass before going out into the marsh this morning. We set up around 10:00am with water dropping fast, overcast skies and light breeze.

Early in the hunt we saw three mottled ducks poking along and decided to hit them with a duck call.…
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Awesome hunt. That dog looks special!


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My son was in the Marine Corps for four years and was eligible for the early special duck hunting weekend for youth and military people only in Louisiana the weekend before the regular season that starts November 12. In the four man duck blind Saturday was my son, me and two of my good friends…
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Awesome! Thanks for your service.


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The duck blind is ready to go for the big duck season. Cut lots of roseau cane to cover the 4 man blind and the boat we pull behind it. Got to get the work done before the fun.
How'd things look?


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Quick report before heading to 4:00 pm Mass-de Nuck and Futz Duo tried in vain to see what might transpire on possibly de last NShore hunt,at least for me,and weather allowing,he may venture out tomorrow.Saw the typical mottled ducks and did take quick shot at big flock of whistling ducks but they…
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Quick report before heading to 4:00 pm Mass-de Nuck and Futz Duo tried in vain to see what might transpire on possibly de last NShore hunt,at least for me,and weather allowing,he may venture out tomorrow.Saw the typical mottled ducks and did take quick shot at big flock of whistling ducks but they…
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Teal hunting is getting better in SE Louisiana. We shot 11 teal this morning and another blind shot 12. Water is high and hyacinth are starting to be a problem. Hopefully it does not get worse. Few more hunts to go for the season.

Shot 5 teal Sunday...
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Teal hunting is getting better in SE Louisiana. We shot 11 teal this morning and another blind shot 12. Water is high and hyacinth are starting to be a problem. Hopefully it does not get worse. Few more hunts to go for the season.

Shot 5 teal Sunday...…
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Saturday 10th, 3 boats 3 hunters, I knocked one down before I got to it 4’ gator had breakfast, other 2 hunters didn’t fire the gun, between the 3 of us we saw about a dozen or so teal. Not many whistlers around did see a few black duck pairs floating around.
What area of the state are you hunting. No good reports from SE LA.


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Got a couple of new blinds built and cane put around them. The work is done. Now we need the teal to show up like they did last year and it will all have been worth the effort.
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Is that the same spot y’all got em last September? The mudflat video?


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Was fishing Flat Lake off the Diversion Canal yesterday and saw 2 different flocks of BWT along the bank just loafing/preening. Wondering if I could set up a boat blind in the lily pads and be legal? Back in the 80’s there were permanent blinds built on the lake, back when we had mallards and…
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Been seeing them in Henderson North Flats by the droves!


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New to the area, looking for some duck hunting options around the Stephensville, Morgan City, Pierre Part area... Any tips on where to even begin searching for a lease? I understand The Wax (WMA) is popular out this way, just not looking to make that run each hunt. Any lease tips greatly…
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New to the area, looking for some duck hunting options around the Stephensville, Morgan City, Pierre Part area... Any tips on where to even begin searching for a lease? I understand The Wax (WMA) is popular out this way, just not looking to make that run each hunt. Any lease tips greatly…
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I recently got all of my mounts back from the taxidermist, 7 ducks, a goose, and my wife's pheasant. I wanted to share a picture of my favorite. I have a 3 duck dead mount (Greenhead, Pintail, and Canvasback) in a shadow box with Paw-Paw's old guns, some duck calls I made, an old rat trap, lots…
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That is a cool mount setup there. I think I like that better than the regular ones. Looks pretty awesome.


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With a little more than a month to go before we start our September teal season I put together some of the best video shots over the last several years. Teal are a blast to hunt and can't wait for the action to start.
With a little more than a month to go before we start our September teal season I put together some of the best video shots over the last several years. Teal are a blast to hunt and can't wait for the action to start.…
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Looking at buying a new mud motor. I hunt in farily deep water from 3' to 10'. ( No Mud ). Problem is the water lillies has taken over, under the water lillies is clear water, no thick grass. On an 18' boat blind w/ 3 people , 80 lb dog & gear, which mud motor will peform the best in…
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Looking at buying a new mud motor. I hunt in farily deep water from 3' to 10'. ( No Mud ). Problem is the water lillies has taken over, under the water lillies is clear water, no thick grass. On an 18' boat blind w/ 3 people , 80 lb dog & gear, which mud motor will peform the best in…
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i am just curious about something i can understand if you harvest corn weat or soy beans and ducks come in the field and eat the remnants how that could be legal and not really baiting given the fact that the guy operating the combine didnt keep missing the supply truck everyother pass this was…
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i am just curious about something i can understand if you harvest corn weat or soy beans and ducks come in the field and eat the remnants how that could be legal and not really baiting given the fact that the guy operating the combine didnt keep missing the supply truck everyother pass this was…
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Gents some advice needed I have a spanish water Dog, that I was training. Done Ok on some live birds fecthes real well on command. I want to hunt him this year. I've been gona year and he's been really nothing more then a family dog and worse, I fear he's developed a case of gun shyness that he…
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Gents some advice needed I have a spanish water Dog, that I was training. Done Ok on some live birds fecthes real well on command. I want to hunt him this year. I've been gona year and he's been really nothing more then a family dog and worse, I fear he's developed a case of gun shyness that he…
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Hey Goldhunter, heard you bought a Nova, what made you choose that particular gun over other pumps? Does it have a dependable reputation in the field?
I had a Nova and I hated it. It was not comfortable in my hands. I sold it and got a Beretta Xtreama 2. If it is a pump you are after you should maybe try a Remington 870 express. You can paddle a boat with it and it still shoots. I have had mine for 15 years.


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Anyone know if the grass beds that extend out into the edge of lake lery have any teal in september? Was thinking about hunting the edge of the lake oneday on the south side of the lake? Also map shows grand lake and sun lagoon state claimed? Also much of the open water by pencil canal? I would…
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Be careful. Just because it is state claimed doesnt mean you can hunt it. The entire area around Lake Lery/Delacroix is privately owned and most is already leased out for duck hunting. State Claimed doesnt not mean public land. The only public land to hunt in the St Bernard area is Biloxi WMA.


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Ok, is it legal to plant crop for ducks? I have a friend who plants in his rice field and according to him, they always have done it and its perfectly fine. So can I plant in the woods? They planted a biologic mix (guide's choice).... is this ok? I have read the laws but they seem to contradict…
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Ok, is it legal to plant crop for ducks? I have a friend who plants in his rice field and according to him, they always have done it and its perfectly fine. So can I plant in the woods? They planted a biologic mix (guide's choice).... is this ok? I have read the laws but they seem to contradict…
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Get your ducks in early and avoid the last minute rush.
Turn around times are much quicker earlier in the season.
Beauty of Nature Waterfowl Taxidermy
Pearl River, La
985-863-3802
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I have two ducks from last year that I wanted to mount but didnt have the chance. How long will a duck stay good in the freezer?


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well after a rough weekend from putting my 9 month old lab to sleep because of intestinal fluid and liver problems i had to look for another dog, i been looking at these dogs for a long time now, i was going to get one for my g/f for a gift but ended up getting one for myself. so i got intouch…
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hey man. do you have this guys number.im looking for a lab pup. thanks


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The Dog and our group from Venice. Good (not great) times this last year.
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Where at in Venice yall hunt? pasaloutre? i think ive talked to yall before at cypress cove? yall have the zebra truck?


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I went out to look at a blind for lease in Forked Island today. As per the Farmer he had 6' +- of storm surge on the fields. Standing rice stubble was there when the surge hit and the entire area (540 acres) is now dirt with no vegitation growing. We passed on the blind due to no feed in the area…
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Not trying to be nosy, but what's a blind go for in that area. Thanks


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Any old veteran Duck hunters got any tips for identifying Do Gris vs. ring necks when in flight. I had close call last season, miss id'd a scaup for a ring neck, thankfully I wasnt over the limit of 2 do gris. It was a passing shot and damned if it didnt look the exact same as a ring neck to me.…
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Ahh well i think a dosgris has a lil more white on the wing that a ringneck. Its just hard to tell there is no easy way around it really. Just remember dosgris are brackish water ducks and ringnecks are freshwater. So you almost never find ringnecks in salt marshes.


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