High shooters

Discussion in 'California Flyway Forum' started by justahunter, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. CalBaer

    CalBaer Elite Refuge Member

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    Another impressive day of 20 something year-old 120 yard bangers. Well done!! Knew it would be bad when one of them had their hat on backwards at the window.

    However, not to be outdone by the Millenials, in all fairness, the 40-60 year olds weren’t much better. LMAO

    Yoda, we need your wisdom!!
     
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    welborn user Senior Refuge Member

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    Most skyscrapers have zero confidence in their calling ability.
     
  3. Ravenanme

    Ravenanme Elite Refuge Member

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    But , some good "High Shooters" don't need to call ......good !
    Shooting beyond your ability is just stupid , IF, you don't have the goods to do it , along with the experience of knowing what's beyond your ability .
    For some , that could be 35 yds ?
     
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  4. Mean Gene

    Mean Gene Moderator Moderator Flyway Manager

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    The other guy always shoots high.
     
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  5. Kevin Burroughs

    Kevin Burroughs Elite Refuge Member

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    Not me, I like to water swat them.
     
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  6. Ravenanme

    Ravenanme Elite Refuge Member

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    Naturally the true Sport of Waterfowling is to get them within the decoys so the really poor shooters , can shoot'em on the water !
    Then there's the half-*** shooters , who are good callers , they shoot'em just before they touch the landing zone .
     
  7. Mean Gene

    Mean Gene Moderator Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Me too. It's much harder to kill a limit of birds after they have landed than it is to kill a limit of birds in the air.
     
  8. Ravenanme

    Ravenanme Elite Refuge Member

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    But , all the HOT air coming from most blinds seems to push birds away from most spreads ?
    Sneaking up on sleeping birds is a good way of eliminating the harassment of missing them in flight......wouldn't you say ?
     
  9. Mean Gene

    Mean Gene Moderator Moderator Flyway Manager

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    What I'm saying is it is MUCH harder to intentionally get a bird to land in the decoys and then shoot it. And I don't give two chits if someone doesn't like me sculling up and shooting a sleeping duck. As far as I'm concerned, if your first shot on the bird is with is head still tucked under his wing you made one hell of a sneak. :tu:tu
     
  10. dwhauss

    dwhauss Senior Refuge Member

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    Amen to that Gene. Not sure why guys who don;t scull think all the birds we shoot are asleep. Not uncommon for me to chase a group of birds for 45 minutes trying to get close enough for a shot. You could count the amount of sleeping bird shots I have made on 1 hand. For me the birds know I'm there, and I have to try and go slow enough and read them to get me close enough. No shame in putting the first one on the water.
     

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