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Goose pits on rt213

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  1. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    From my observations, most of those birds have moved west of Cecilton instead of North where they used to be
     
  2. gooserslucer

    gooserslucer Senior Refuge Member

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    When Kippy Dupont was alive, he held amazing numbers of geese on the little Bohemia. (the north branch of the river) Those farms on Rt 213 were great places to hunt. The Little Bohemia made the whole area great including the Big Bohemia. Those pits shot 100 birds each many years. It seems to me that only the best farms are producing now. Don't know what is different now except they seem much harder to kill consistently. Funny how things change

    Mike
     
  3. Langford

    Langford New Member

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    Cecil County's goose numbers have dropped substantially in the last 5 years. Rising Sun doesn't hold 1/10 of the goose numbers that it once held. Their is a decent amount of birds that still use the top of the Elk River and some In Town ponds. Other then that Grove Neck is really the only other area in Cecil that still has a large number of geese. Better off to join a club down the Bay if you are going to fork out that kind of money, or possibly look into hunting in PA.
     
  4. Smackdown 870

    Smackdown 870 Elite Refuge Member

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    Even Pa has been hit or miss over the last few years. We are seeing more and more people set up in fields up north of the line. There is still less hunting pressure and a three goose limit.
     
  5. shoot-straight

    shoot-straight Senior Refuge Member

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    Nice group of geese were using field off 213 north of Cecilton last week for several days straight.

    Lots of geese around Middletown, they love all the new storm water management ponds there. Resident flock is growing fast there too. Fields around town always have birds in them. Love to shoot the field next to Amazon!

    Took a ride up to the poconos Saturday. Lots of geese in the air the whole way up and back up there. All the ponds were open...

    There was a big group (couple thousand) of geese in a large pond south of rising sun all last week too.
     
  6. Smackdown 870

    Smackdown 870 Elite Refuge Member

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    The Allentown area is a hot place to goose hunt with no pressure and easy access but its a long ride.
     
  7. FEEDERCHUCK

    FEEDERCHUCK Senior Refuge Member

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    I've had a water blind on the Bohemia River, south side split, for the past 10 years. Numbers have steadily declined. And from what I can tell, the pits on the farm did not do a lot of shooting the past couple of years. Not like it use to be.
    FC
     
  8. pat williams

    pat williams Senior Refuge Member

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    seen some guys hunting those fields saturday as we left are farm. just wondering if they did any good ?
     
  9. Mr_Mallard

    Mr_Mallard Senior Refuge Member

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    doubt it!!! were they on the old bohemia rd side or a pit?
     
  10. WABBIT-SLAYER

    WABBIT-SLAYER Senior Refuge Member

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    Bill Price's farm?
     

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