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Here is a picture of a Mexican Whistling Duck. It is also known as a Black Bellied Tree Duck ? Picture taken by Scott Schexnaydre in Destrehan La.
Thanx that helps I know what that is now


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This past Wednesday,I had outdoor writer,John Manion,meet me at one of my favorite Honey Island Swamp ponds,I got there around 4:15 am and he paddled to where I was hunkered down about 4:55 and right away told him I was hopeful that we would see a few fleeting woodies and we stood in water about…
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This past Wednesday,I had outdoor writer,John Manion,meet me at one of my favorite Honey Island Swamp ponds,I got there around 4:15 am and he paddled to where I was hunkered down about 4:55 and right away told him I was hopeful that we would see a few fleeting woodies and we stood in water about…
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Does anyone have any advice on hunting pearl river wma for ducks?

I would like to go duck hunt out there, but have never been. I have a 16'x48' semi v with a 48 SPL.

Are there a lot of logs or shallow waters to watch out for?

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Are there a lot of logs or shallow waters to watch out for? This is something to watch out for!
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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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Can someone tell me the pros and cons of a 26 inch barrel and a 28 inch barrel. Thinking of getting a new shotgun and cant decide which length barrel to get. thanks craig
Well I really dont think it matters, it might help if you are have a kid and need a shorter barrel. What really matters is the choke and not the barrel length.


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A few year back I developed a creeping eruption as it is called in medical books, better known as 'Nuria Itch'. I’ve had it 10+ times over the years and it always had to run its 8-14 course which starts on your leg and stops at the neck unless it has enough life to keep going back down again.…
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A few year back I developed a creeping eruption as it is called in medical books, better known as 'Nuria Itch'. I’ve had it 10+ times over the years and it always had to run its 8-14 course which starts on your leg and stops at the neck unless it has enough life to keep going back down again.…
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I killed a mess of ringnecks the past few weeks. Heard they were a little gamey. Anybody have a recipe or any advice? Thanks!
I killed a mess of ringnecks the past few weeks. Heard they were a little gamey. Anybody have a recipe or any advice? Thanks!…
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I would like to get some feedback on surface drive motors being that they have been around for a few seasons now. I find it puzzling how you see a good bit come up for sale and most are fairly new. Are poeple buying them, not liking em and selling? We have been running go-devils for ever now…
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go to www.mudmotortalk.com
all the info. you want on surface drives


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Had decent window of opportunity this am,was planning solo trip to beautiful Honey Island Swamp and got new boat trailer perfectly suited for hauling yaks,canoe,pirogues,etc and got running boards adjusted yesterday evening,left home with plenty of time to hit an area that seemed to hold…
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Had decent window of opportunity this am,was planning solo trip to beautiful Honey Island Swamp and got new boat trailer perfectly suited for hauling yaks,canoe,pirogues,etc and got running boards adjusted yesterday evening,left home with plenty of time to hit an area that seemed to hold…
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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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Good evening all,
I'm in the market for a kayak primarily for fishing. In doing some research, I stumbled upon people duck hunting from a kayak. Blew my mind away. Of course, the itch increased more after reading about hunting from a yak. Anyway, does anyone have any experience in doing…
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Good evening all,
I'm in the market for a kayak primarily for fishing. In doing some research, I stumbled upon people duck hunting from a kayak. Blew my mind away. Of course, the itch increased more after reading about hunting from a yak. Anyway, does anyone have any experience in doing…
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LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES

POST OFFICE BOX 98000

BATON ROUGE, LA 70898-9000

Waterfowl Population Estimates Date: Coastal Zone: Jan. 4-6

in Louisiana?s Coastal Zone Below Catahoula Lake: Jan. 5

U.S. Highway 90 and on…
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LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES

POST OFFICE BOX 98000

BATON ROUGE, LA 70898-9000

Waterfowl Population Estimates Date: Coastal Zone: Jan. 4-6

in Louisiana?s Coastal Zone Below Catahoula Lake: Jan. 5

U.S. Highway 90 and on…
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hey guys does anyone have any info for the Lake of Houmas hunting club? like a number i could reach them at? or the location of the club? thanks and god bless
hey guys does anyone have any info for the Lake of Houmas hunting club? like a number i could reach them at? or the location of the club? thanks and god bless…
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Hi all, Im at it hard again for another louisiana duck season. Today we did very well and after retrieving a drake gadwall I noticed this bird had a complete black and white ring around his neck. I know I've seen this somewhere but cant locate any info on it. Whether its rare, or what causes this.…
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Hi all, Im at it hard again for another louisiana duck season. Today we did very well and after retrieving a drake gadwall I noticed this bird had a complete black and white ring around his neck. I know I've seen this somewhere but cant locate any info on it. Whether its rare, or what causes this.…
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We had a decent duck season this past year in several of our ponds. Mostly wood ducks but made for some fun shooting and allowed us a break between deer hunting. Ducks peaked out in our area around Christmas then slowed way down after that. We had a few teal, greys, and a mallard or two show up in…
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Good looking hunts congratulations good luck on the turkeys


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Wifey and I had evening client meeting on West Bank yesterday and stopped at Deanie's(de Real Deanie's)i good ole Bucktown last night,got home to Mandeville around 9:45 pm and set up nice 500 watt light to keep well pump from possibly freezing up.Got up this am,not very early,walked beloved…
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Wifey and I had evening client meeting on West Bank yesterday and stopped at Deanie's(de Real Deanie's)i good ole Bucktown last night,got home to Mandeville around 9:45 pm and set up nice 500 watt light to keep well pump from possibly freezing up.Got up this am,not very early,walked beloved…
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De Nuck and Futz Duo concluded Regular Duck Season 21/22 with a hunt that we almost called off,based upon the ridiculously low-water conditions we encountered and it was not a surprise,given the strong NNW and NW winds we got dished out the last few days of this duck season.What is a valid concern…
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De Nuck and Futz Duo concluded Regular Duck Season 21/22 with a hunt that we almost called off,based upon the ridiculously low-water conditions we encountered and it was not a surprise,given the strong NNW and NW winds we got dished out the last few days of this duck season.What is a valid concern…
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Looked at predicted wind and feel-like temp and kinda figured there would be little to no competition and was right on track.Arrived at de Swamp right at 4 :00 am,slowly entered and was at launch well before anyone else and slowly made my way to exact island I hunted this past Th,texted GB3 and he…
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Hey, Mandy….which Chapman is that? Any regrets or wish you would have gotten another model/size for any particular reason?


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By everyone's accounts,this has been yet another in a series of bummer duck seasons BUT when one gets tossed bunch of lemons,why not squeeze dem lemons extra-hard and MAKE lemon daquiris!!!Decided to head to Honey Island Swamp for what promised to be much-needed change of pace and got to where…
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The only chance I’ve had to pick up a gun this year was to pepper a beaver behind the house the other night. I do need to get out in the woods and change up my scenery!


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Date Hunted 1-15-22

Nice day for a duck hunt compared to today. Water was high enough for us to get where we needed to get as we have been watching where the ducks want to be. This time of year it's not what you think ought to happen rather scouting where the ducks are and going…
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Great duck hunting dog, your new best friend. One male left.

I am not a breeder. My friends asked for pups so I breed my Dam for them.

Pup currently 4 weeks old. Born Dec. 11, 2021.

Dam is CKC Yellow female 75 lbs .

Sire is AKC/UKC Chocolate 85…
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Waterfowl Aerial Survey January 2022
Wish I knew where the heck those greys reportedly in the SE area are hunkered down!!!Think I got a decent idea where dem tealie birds are!!

Mandevillian


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While I sit at work, bored out of my mind, I figured I would begin to solve the worlds problems. Lets begin with the reject of the waterfowl community, the pooldo (yes, its probably misspelled). How do pooldo migrate south for the winter. If any of you have seen these birds fly, you probably…
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Before you disrespect the pouldeau, you better try them. What! I can just taste the pouldeau and oyster gumbo already. If you don't want them, let them go. I will be there to get them. Running them up...ughhhh.....I mean calling them in. Ha ha ha.


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Date Hunted 12/28/21:

Four of us took the ride to SW Louisiana for a goose and duck hunt. It had been many years since we hired a guide to take us out on a hunt. We have been shooting some ducks this year but wanted to add geese to the equation.

It was warm in the morning…
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Date Hunted 12/28/21:

Four of us took the ride to SW Louisiana for a goose and duck hunt. It had been many years since we hired a guide to take us out on a hunt. We have been shooting some ducks this year but wanted to add geese to the equation.

It was warm in the morning…
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