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Old 05-30-2013, 04:58 PM   #1
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Saw a ton of honks pushing north this morning have been seeing a few the last few days. But this morning in eastern clinton county way too many flocks to be locals moving around.
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Yep, same here and with all the standing water around there is plenty of places for em to go
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I had the same thought this afternoon as I saw a few flocks of decent size heading north on i35
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i also saw a few flocks heading north over Low Moor this morning when i was mowing grass at work.
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I've seen small flocks of sub-adults from okoboji to fargo over the past week, nothing that appeared to be pushing north though.
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Was in La crosse Wisconsin fishing last weekend saw several big bunches every morning headed north. More excited for when they come back in early September.
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I thought it was wierd yesterday, coming back from lunch I saw a flock of about 30. Seems a little early this year?
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i also saw a few flocks heading north over Low Moor this morning when i was mowing grass at work.
That was the general area I saw the most
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Was in La crosse Wisconsin fishing last weekend saw several big bunches every morning headed north. More excited for when they come back in early September.

If south Dakota & MN have their way you will be lucky to those birds return in September! If they do what few that make it will be so decoy shy and call shy you better have 10 dz plus just to kill 1. lol
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If south Dakota & MN have their way you will be lucky to those birds return in September! If they do what few that make it will be so decoy shy and call shy you better have 10 dz plus just to kill 1. lol
Good thing we have over 10 doz bf floaters
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If south Dakota & MN have their way you will be lucky to those birds return in September! If they do what few that make it will be so decoy shy and call shy you better have 10 dz plus just to kill 1. lol
I don't know about mn but you are WAY overestimating the amount if hunters in sd. We won't even put a dent in the population. There are safe havens everywhere up here. The sky isn't falling on this subject IMO
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I don't know about mn but you are WAY overestimating the amount if hunters in sd. We won't even put a dent in the population. There are safe havens everywhere up here.
The GFP's egg-drilling operation might.
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The GFP's egg-drilling operation might.
Didn't know about that one. Not sure if the egg drilling makes birds decoy shy though like bill is saying. It definitely won't help numbers though.
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