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Things Aren’t Looking Good in the PPR

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  1. buck_master_2001

    buck_master_2001 Elite Refuge Member

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    Well. Some of the area in ND they have listed in red what we hunted had VERY high water last year. Water was taking over roads. Ponds were DEEP. I wouldn’t be too concerned with this.
     
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  2. Grif

    Grif Elite Refuge Member

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    Just tell me when and how many....I'm good.
     
  3. Billy Bob

    Billy Bob Elite Refuge Member

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    Great!!! Now they'll use this as an excuse to further lower pintail harvest even though the numbers out here won't change.
     
  4. waterswatter

    waterswatter Elite Refuge Member

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    If so it makes you wonder if it is part of a natural cycle or man-made climate change.
     
  5. waterswatter

    waterswatter Elite Refuge Member

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    My area provides very little in the way of duck production. The huge wads of Mallards we used to get were from Alberta. Is Alberta part of the PPR? The snows and specks are hatched in Alaska. Only the large Canada geese are locally hatched. We do produce a lot of Cinnamon Teal but they head south before the season. I don't think the PPR birds come this way.
     
  6. Billy Bob

    Billy Bob Elite Refuge Member

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    Out of all the banded birds I've killed, I've got 1 greenhead from Alberta and 1 drake pintail from the Northwest Territories. The rest of the bands come from AK, BC, WA, OR and CA
     
  7. markd

    markd Elite Refuge Member

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    You don't even need that much info. All you need is one word. Kansas.
     
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  8. Neighbor Guy

    Neighbor Guy Elite Refuge Member

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    Water levels on Lake of the woods, (intersection of MN, Manitoba, and Ontario) are more than 4’ lower than normal, with very little flow in any of the rivers up there. Most seasonal wetlands are high and dry.

    They need water bad in the duck factories.
     
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  9. mtncntrykid

    mtncntrykid Refuge Member

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    Of the bands (13) I have collected over the years, only 1 has "not" been from Alberta. It was banded locally.
    Tells something about the birds patterns in my area for sure.
     
  10. GK1

    GK1 Elite Refuge Member

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    October 15th and 16th. 1 per day. Ya really can't fix stupid.
     

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