Duck Report

Day 59: Ditchbank ducks

It’s the next-to-last day of the season and conventional duck hunting is in the ditch. Literally. So that’s where we went, too. We literally found a ditch bank with some cover where ducks were flying and hid out there for

Day 58: More hunters than ducks

Here comes the last weekend of the 2022-23 duck season. It came fast and it is leaving fast. Get in your last shots at them this weekend, good or bad. But be safe either way. There are more seasons to

Day 57: Woods may be the best bet

I’ve seen worse, but I’ve seen a whole lot better. We’re doing the best we can with what we’ve got. And that doesn’t include many ducks. Now’s the time to pull out all the tricks. We’ve got three days left

Day 56: A little better

It was a little better today, and we really needed that. There were not many people hunting and we didn’t hear a lot of shooting, but the folks that went did scratch out a few. We were able to kill

Day 55: Bad day

Tuesday was a bad day. No ducks. Very few hunters. Only a handful of reports of anybody killing even a couple of ducks. This huge rain that we got may change it up a bit and the wind is supposed

Day 54: We struggled

We know some guys that killed some ducks today, but it wasn’t us. It was just one of those days. I’m a firm believer in the fact that it has to get cold and stay cold up north of here

Day 53: Down the home stretch

It was a little tougher this morning. Number of ducks are down again for some reason and the weather wasn’t right for those we’ve got to want to fly a lot. Not a good day. We did hear some reports

BONUS REPORT: LDWF waterfowl survey

The January, 2023 aerial waterfowl survey by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has been completed. The 2.0 million ducks estimated during the January 2023 survey of coastal Louisiana and Little River Basin (formerly Catahoula Lake) decreased 3% from