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Waterfowl season opens soon!

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by RyanP, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Here in alberta, waterfowl season opens on thursday. Is everybody ready for it?

    I sure am.
  2. alexm

    alexm New Member

    Oh Boy pin feathered birds ::) If they had a second hatch the young might almost be able to fly :D :D :D

  3. redwolf

    redwolf Active Member

  4. Pinfeathers yes, but there are a lot flying around chip lake, where I live, and they will be good shooting practice.

    I like to hunt the first 1/2 of the season for practice wingshooting and for the frying pan, Come the 2nd week of october, i start shooting for mature drake birds only.
  5. dmac1175

    dmac1175 Active Member

    We're still 2 months out. :'(
  6. Wednesday here in Alaska too...just have to anchor a couple of Moose first.
  7. Thursday, early goose, then teal on sunday. Might go :-\
  8. I am looking forward to it. My son just graduated and I am looking for a nice goose hunt for him. He wants to shoot a Big Canadian goose and when I use to drive a truck over the road I remember alberta had some nice geese but from louisiana that is one heck of a drive. I think he better look closer but where the heck to you get a canadian.
    But duck season is always good here.. Should be a great season from what they are saying. good luck to all
  9. alexm

    alexm New Member

    Mature drake birds the second week of Oct ????Really ;D
  10. 1lovedeer

    1lovedeer New Member

    Delta Waterfowl says record numbers.
  11. krusher167

    krusher167 New Member

    early goose starts thurday, and its labor day weekend, should have plenty of time to hunt....
  12. Rick RR GBirds

    Rick RR GBirds Let's go kill some birds...I'm psyched!

    Yeah, the 2nd week of October produces more mature trophy birds than any other time of the year... :eek: Didn't you know that Alex? ;D
  13. alexm

    alexm New Member

    Man I only live 100 miles away from there and the birds here still suck until Nov. What a difference that 100 miles must make . ::)
  14. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

    alex I think he means second week of oct is when you can start to tell the drakes from hens
  15. alexm

    alexm New Member

    To funny I just read on the outdoor forum a bunch of guys were out hunting and hen mallards still had chicks with them that couldn't fly as there primary's had not grow out yet ;D