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  1. Scotty

    Scotty Elite Refuge Member

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    I agree ice is your friend, if you have access. Too much ice is not a good thing, and we had too much. It did pan out for me in a public field one day, and was hoping the ice would be here tomorrow for the same situation. But it's a grueling all day affair, usually with little sleep. It only works in certain conditions, fortunately it was just enough for me to do it. Ice concentrates puddle ducks like mallards out on the marshes and away from their little impounds and sheet water spots that I can't get to- but it also pushes out other ducks that won't return if the big waters freeze- which they did. So, with the thaw we are stuck with hoping there are a few other ducks around, because the mallards have spread back out to their pre ice homes. Diver guys have it a little better, and I'm sure there is a Buffy hunt to be had for me, but I'm not that desperate. If i could get on a blackhead or can hunt I might, but I am still holding out hope that the thaw brought some ducks back, or there is just enough ice to keep the mallards away from their private paradise. It's almost snow goose time anyway....
     
  2. chcltlabz

    chcltlabz Elite Refuge Member

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    Weren't you just complaining about the ice?
     
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  3. SAXIS ISLANDER

    SAXIS ISLANDER Elite Refuge Member

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    Whoops....typo...should have been bizarre....


    Definition of bizarre
    : strikingly out of the ordinary: such as
    a : odd, extravagant, or eccentric in style or mode
    • His behavior was bizarre.
    • bizarre stories
    • a bizarre outfit
    b : involving sensational contrasts or incongruities
    • the bizarre timidity of a tall, strapping young man
     
  4. Montauker

    Montauker Elite Refuge Member

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    good thing you're not a professional writer....
     
  5. SAXIS ISLANDER

    SAXIS ISLANDER Elite Refuge Member

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    I never got sober enough to edit that post!
     
  6. carolina girl

    carolina girl Elite Refuge Member

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    The best, most honest post I ever read on here!
     
  7. joecitrano

    joecitrano Senior Refuge Member

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    Almost made me spit rum n ginger ale on phone screen! That's funny
     
  8. Bwana1

    Bwana1 Elite Refuge Member

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    Not me..
     

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