Simmons Weekly Blog

Day 15: Mixed reports; two days to go

We got mixed reports on Friday, but it still was a pretty good day. We’ve got two days to go in the first split, so hopefully Saturday and Sunday will do it right. We only killed seven and didn’t see

Day 13: Not as good today

We weren’t able to duplicate yesterday’s hunt but it was still good. It was a little slower even though we saw a good many ducks. Not as many as yesterday. The weather was perfect, but the ducks just wouldn’t finish.

Day 12: Maybe the best day yet

Sunshine. Wind. Flying ducks. It doesn’t get much better than that. And that’s what we had Wednesday morning following that brutal weather front that caused so many problems across the region. Apparently the ducks got over it quickly. It was

Day 10: Decent, but foggy morning

Mother Nature threw us a curve ball with all that fog this morning and it didn’t help. We had mixed reports with some folks killing and some not. That’s a typical report for this time of year. And it could

Day 9: Sunday smackdown

The stars aligned for some good duck hunting Sunday. Actually, it was the sun and wind that aligned and moved the ducks, leading most everyone to kill some ducks. We got a strap full and there were a lot of

Day 8: Slippery Saturday

Saturday brought back something that has been missing a while through all the dry weather. The true meaning of gumbo mud. The slow rain turned many duck hunting areas into much and there’s nothing like gumbo to make a mess.

Day 7: Black Friday ducks

It’s Black Friday, so that means all hands on deck in the store at Simmons’ Sporting Goods. The only “Duck Blind” we got to visit was on the second floor of the store were we grabbed lunch! So we didn’t

Day Six: Happy Thanksgiving

A lot of hunters were able to get out and get in a good morning hunt before the rain started. In fact, it was a pretty good day for some. The ducks flew early, maybe trying to find a place

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