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Are the mallards really gone?

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  1. craig wilson

    craig wilson Elite Refuge Member

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    I think not, just relocated. Private management has improved exponentially, the state and Feds will never be able to keep up with the private clubs. I believe they’ve already given up.
     
  2. yellowlabhunter

    yellowlabhunter Elite Refuge Member

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    I heard a couple walking to the blind at 0600....they left and never saw another...I left at 1 pm, no shots fired.
     
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  3. BandedBrant

    BandedBrant Refuge Member

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    Tons of mallards in the closed zones. Bigger birds bigger brains, I guess. Oh and Klamath. Don’t get me started
     
  4. EL GURU

    EL GURU Senior Refuge Member

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  5. JuvieCoot

    JuvieCoot Elite Refuge Member

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    No. They’re not
     
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  6. EL GURU

    EL GURU Senior Refuge Member

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    Exactly. You’re not going to find them amongst the beepers and the sugalips :l
     
  7. laughing mallard

    laughing mallard Elite Refuge Member

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    They are all behind locked gates....it is too bad the management on our state and federal refuges isn’t conducive to mallards anymore.
     
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  8. Mort

    Mort Elite Refuge Member

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    A few of them went into my freezer this year.
     
  9. Spoonie16

    Spoonie16 Senior Refuge Member

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    They’re all gone. Stop hunting
     
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  10. Dan Mallia

    Dan Mallia Elite Refuge Member

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    They gone
     

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