Duck Report

Day 57: A few ducks around

Well, it was a bit better today than most days recently, but that still isn’t saying a lot. There were enough birds flying to keep it interesting. We had a group that killed 14 in one blind. We spent a

Day 56: A little bit better day

Wednesday was a good morning, especially compared to the last few days. We saw a decent number of ducks flying and while they didn’t work great, we did get a good mixed bag. We still aren’t getting any mallards much

Day 55: Grinding it out

Today there were a decent amount of ducks flying, but they didn’t want to work very well. It was a tough day, but we stayed and grinded it out and got 12. There still aren’t many big birds. Goose hunting

Day 54: Mystery teal show up

There were quite a few ducks flying this morning, but not the numbers we are used to. Several guys reported killing 20-25 ducks and a good many of them are teal. Teal are funny. Some of them have been hanging

Day 53: MR DUK…well, maybe not

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost What does that have to do with duck hunting? Well, about the best way for hunters to approach the last week of this season seems to be just to keep

Day 52: More ice

More ice. Same number of ducks. It was locked up out there this morning, unless you had a deep hole to hunt. That’s about it. If anything is going to get better, it’ll have to come the next few days.

Day 51: Ice

The temperature gauge read 22 degrees at daylight, but the north wind chill factor made it feel like 12 degrees, compounded by the fact there were very few ducks, which dropped the “feels like” temperature to somewhere around six degrees.

Bonus report: Arkansas ducks

Here’s the latest report on ducks in Arkansas from the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission today. They have more ducks that Louisiana, but numbers are way down. They, too, are hoping that this weekend will bring a push of ducks

Day 50: This is a recording

Duck hunting was not good today. Not many people even went. This is a recording. Okay, it’s time for a new message and if the changing weather doesn’t bring it the next five days, we’ll have to rack up this