Lets talk about duck hunting

Discussion in 'Cast & Blast' started by Top in my class, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. Top in my class

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    thats awesome, where were you usually getting the cans at?
     
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    there just always seems to be one that shows up somewhere. There is a pretty good group of birds that use the columbia
     
  3. Han Double

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    HARVEST is an antiquated term that somehow barely managed to stay alive after it was feebly employed in the 90's back when hunters felt the need to apologize for enjoying their sport. hunters are no longer need to be apologetic for their deeds as long as everything was done respectfully
    we barely fooled anyone with "harvest" or "manage" "or "process" which means Kill, kill lots of, and gut.

    if you purposefully ended somethings life you killed it. you harvest corn, pick berries, catch (and sometimes release) fish, and you kill ducks. although sometimes when bird hunting you may substitute shot for killed, but thats like when they edit out the "F word" out on Tv, essentially making the listener say it themselves in their own head when trying to figure out what belonged in that BLEEP or ----- which makes the word that the censors were trying to avoid that much more noticeable.

    "I harvested a duck" he said
    "well how did you harvest it" they reply
    "well I shot it" he said
    "oh and then what?" they asked
    "well since I was sky busting I crippled it with steel shot and I had to run after it shooting it three more times in the process, and then I finally wrung its neck with my bare hands because steel shot sucks" he answered

    much better to say you killed the ducks, no one cares, they all know what your talking about if you dress it up anyway.

    I straight up killed the snot out the birds this year(edit "the snot out of" for good taste please), I also had to work my tail off for every one of them. I didn't quite break 100 on ducks (87) and ended up with 15 honkers and around 25 snows, with one old bird that was banded in 03.
    over all it was a great season, I started out with a wet behind the ears 9 month old lab pup that ended up a seasoned pro by the end of her first season. most of my birds were pass shot or jump shot as I chased the tides. this year I hope to do better and work less with addition of a boat to my arsenal.
     
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    also had to work my tail off for every one of them. I didn't quite break 100 on ducks (87) and ended up with 15 honkers and around 25 snows, with one old bird that was banded in 03.
    over all it was a great season, I started out with a wet behind the ears 9 month old lab pup that ended up a seasoned pro by the end of her first season. most of my birds were pass shot or jump shot as I chased the tides. this year I hope to do better and work less with addition of a boat to my arsenal.[/QUOTE]

    nice job on 25 snow geese!
    where were you when you were chasing the tides?
     
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    yeah thats were we see them all is on the columbia, havent found a good spot that is holding quiet a few of them when we are hunting though
     
  6. Jonathan Walkenberg

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    There are always a bunch at the mouth of the Deschutes but I am not sure if you can hunt there.