Duck Report

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

Day Five: Slowing down a bit

Things slowed down a bit Wednesday. There are still a good many ducks, but without as much hunting pressure and the fact that they have settled down in some areas where they aren’t being shot at left less opportunities. We

Updated LDWF duck numbers – north La.

LDWF aerial survey for waterfowl – updated for Northeast and Northwest Louisiana: The 802,000 ducks estimated during the November 2022 survey for coastal Louisiana and Catahoula Lake was the lowest since the survey began in 1968). It is 38% lower

Day Four: A good, quick limit

We hunted a new place this morning and it had quite a few ducks. It wasn’t just loaded, but we had some good ducks flying and got a 3-man limit and were out of there by 7:45 a.m. We had

Day Three: Slower on Monday

There was some crazy weather in the area early Monday morning, including some sleet and light snow. The cloudy weather and fewer number of hunters must not have had the ducks on the move because it was a lot slower

Day Two: A great weekend

Sunday morning was cold and it got bright with a good wind and the ducks were flying. You can’t ask for much more than that. We killed a limit of 30 and several other blinds did, too. We had a

Day One: It’s was a good opener

It was a good opener for the 2022-23 duck season. Good weather, some water and quite a few ducks. Just three of us hunted and we had a good spot we had been watching for about ten days. It was

Some ducks; good weather; let’s go

With the opening of duck season Saturday, things are pretty good. The weather is great — no mosquitoes at least early in the day! Cold every morning! There may even be a spot or two of ice a couple of