when you find the x that has a lot of geese on it in the evening, and you finish your scouting before the ducks start flying what are the odds there will be many ducks using the area you found the geese?
Hey I would like to add that so far this year all of our hunting experiences have included close encounters with ducks flying and landing throughout our goose decoys during the early goose season. However, lastnight we were scouting and found a field of geese and we were hoping to find a field with ducks but we figured since we have always seen ducks landing in our decoys we would just set up there.. But unfortunately, things didnt work out so well even with three lucky ducks and lots of duck decoys and full body goose decoys and shell goose decoys, we did not have a single duck drop in upon our decoys it was very frustrating. It wasnt that there werent ducks in the area either, there were plenty of ducks flying around just not any ducks singling in on us!
Yeah this all depends. I wouldn't just assume that ducks are going to show up just because geese are using the field. They'll do that a lot more during early goose before they flock up much, but now you're probably going to need to see them the night before to have much confidence that you'll have a duck shoot in the morning.
I found a field that was just crawling with mallards. I estimate a couple thousand. It also held a couple hundred Canadas. I set up the next morning and had 1 small flock of mallards buzz my spread and enough geese to get my limit. Everthing went off the other direction. Some days it's just a crap shoot.
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