Survey numbers

Discussion in 'Illinois Flyway Forum' started by ARHHH4, Nov 13, 2019.

  1. DarrenDuck

    DarrenDuck Senior Refuge Member

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    The 11/14/19 Illinois River and Mississippi River surveys are out! Not all of the bird left!;)
     
  2. Click

    Click Refuge Member

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    I got on the DNR guys about that last year, and was given two different answers about it.1 was oh they were under staffed and while it was being flown it wasn't being posted. 2 was that the guy who posts it had quite or something like that an noone knew how to update it.
     
  3. rism

    rism Senior Refuge Member

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    Hey Click - glad to see you on this site !!!! We ain't doing much of anything. River still flooded. Stood in #49 in 2.5 ft of water Sat. for 2 hours. I left. No ducks. Luke went back for 2 more hours. No ducks.
     
  4. mrmallerd

    mrmallerd Elite Refuge Member

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    I would make a small wager that everything is posted prior to the Southern Zone opening. Somehow, the votes in the South Central Zone get "NO RESPECT"
     
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  5. metalworx

    metalworx Senior Refuge Member

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    Have to totally agree with you Rex
     
  6. thebiggrfigr

    thebiggrfigr Senior Refuge Member

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    Flew the count yesterday!
     
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  7. rism

    rism Senior Refuge Member

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    thebiggrfigr - which count ? did you see the S. Il. plane or Yetters that goes down the Illinois and up the Miss. ?
     
  8. rism

    rism Senior Refuge Member

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    So. Il. count is on IDNR website. Flew 11/18. Only 30,000 ducks in the count area. less than 1/2 the 10 yr. avg. Nephew in Minneapolis area said thousands of mallards showed up there last weekend. Fields south and east of the city are full of feeding ducks. Wave after wave of them. Doesn't look like they are going south until at least Turkey weekend.
     
  9. thebiggrfigr

    thebiggrfigr Senior Refuge Member

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    My buddy works at Crab.
     
  10. ixkaped2

    ixkaped2 Senior Refuge Member

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    Saw a group of snows fly over my house this eve. Maybe things are picking up. First ones I've seen this year
     

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