Booking an Eider hunt

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  1. kinghunter

    kinghunter Elite Refuge Member

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    We had to cancel a hunt earlier this year and have to use the plane tickets by March. Was thinking of booking an Eider Sea duck hunt up that way with an outfitter. The outfitter only has late January dates. What could we expect for late January. Are there birds still around. Is there a chance of weather being too bad and can't hunt. Is early season better than late season. Mainly want to try to harvest a ma?ture drake Eider and anythjng else is a bonus. Any thoughts or comments would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. Dogman

    Dogman Moderator Moderator

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    Jan is a good month for sea duck.Drake Eider will be in thier best color.The sea duck winter here.Weather,its January on the Atlantic coast,it could be a flat mill pond or a blizzard,never can tell.
     
  3. Band Buster

    Band Buster Elite Refuge Member

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    I would say a real good time for a seaduck hunt. Weather is always an IF in New England. Good luck.....
     
  4. tgs

    tgs Senior Refuge Member

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    As others have said, plenty of trophy birds around in January. It will be cold, but the ocean (IMO) is the calmest during January, not many off-shore storms moving up, unlike October, when the hurricanes are off shore. You could defiantly see a snow storm, but I would hunt January over Oct and Nov every year if making the trip, especially for mature drake eiders. Just my 2 cents, good luck.
     
  5. seaduckhunt

    seaduckhunt Elite Refuge Member

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    Depending how far north your hunting. Here in Cape Cod January is a great time !


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  6. kinghunter

    kinghunter Elite Refuge Member

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    Seaduckhunt I sent you a message. thanks guys!!!
     
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