Just started hunting geese this year, so my inventory is pretty low. I am hunting with 18 shells. Plenty of geese around and quite a few interested in the spread, but they won't quite commit to land. I am assuming it is mainly due to the blinds. So I am looking for some tips regarding blind placement. The field has a circle that is nearly smooth dirt. The north side has a vineyard, the east side has large trees, west side is a road (south not an option). There is a large concrete trough about 250 yards from the edge in the field. We set up our blinds right at the edge of the structure and set the decoys out 25-30 yards. I see where most guys mud their blinds to hunt a bare field. Problem is this is basically sand, so as soon as it dries, it will just fall right off. Also a visible bump in the field. Digging not an option. We could set up right at the edge of the vines for extra cover, as there is some wheat coming up around the edges. But how close to those vines will geese land? Is 25-30 yards enough of a gap for them? Or set them further out and shoot them as they are coming in to land? What would be the best spread pattern for something like this. Thanks for any tips!