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  1. Clayton

    Clayton Moderator Moderator

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    Have the geese made it there yet?
     
  2. Echo

    Echo Senior Refuge Member

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    Should be somewhere down that way, if they aren't all at Braidwood. :)
    Saw thousands going south last night on the way home from work on 90.
    Ducks left last week, for the most part....
     
  3. twelvegauge

    twelvegauge Senior Refuge Member

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    You're dreamin'.
     
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  4. duckmann

    duckmann Elite Refuge Member

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    Yep. They're here. I saw 15 today.
     
  5. Echo

    Echo Senior Refuge Member

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    If today's forecast holds, the snow might help you guys in the south. Looks like 1 to 3" northern IL, heavier south.
    Good luck!
     
  6. Il. MudDuk

    Il. MudDuk Elite Refuge Member

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    We seen about 50 at Union County ! :tu:clap
     
  7. metalworx

    metalworx Refuge Member

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    I'd say one would need to look a 100 miles + north of the south central zone to find any numbers of Canada's. Just my $.02 worth
     
  8. Echo

    Echo Senior Refuge Member

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    Nope. Work in Lincolnshire, live west of Rockford. Where I was seeing thousands of geese last week, have been seeing 20-50 tops last couple days. That's commuting back and forth.

    Had a field with well over a thousand in it a week and a half ago. Drove by the other night, and there were less than a hundred sitting in it. And this was prior to the last three days of bone chilling temps.

    Only ones left are sitting on rivers with current, the Rock has pretty much froze up in the last couple days, except below dams.
     
  9. Miker17

    Miker17 New Member

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    Union county going to be huntable next weekend? Have a permit Jan 6
     
  10. 2WIDGN

    2WIDGN Senior Refuge Member

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    Been in the pit since 10:00 this morning. Yet to see a goose... I'm south of Peoria about 20 miles.
     

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