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  1. Conservation Forum
    Harvest estimates from 1961 to 2008 on Iowa waterfowl. Harvest trends for ducks and geese Every year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducts surveys that are used to estimate waterfowl hunting activity, success and harvest by species. Results are used by the Service and State wildlife...
  2. The Lodge
    http://www.flyways.us/images/stories/Migratory-Bird-Hunting-Activity-and-Harvest-2007-2008-Hunting-Seasons-Estimates.pdf 206,000 ducks harvested, 18,800 hunters. 1. Mallards 2. Blue-winged Teal 3. Green-winged Teal 4. Wood Duck 5. Gadwall 62,167 Canadas.
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  4. Southern Zone
    fred harroun ,cloce jobe,al mcdaniel
  5. The Lodge
    Well we had an alright season this year. Did alright on geese and alright on ducks. Not a banner season by any means, but can't complain too much. I saw 10 or so banded honkers fall this year, so it was a good band year. I don't have pics of everything, but most of the good hunts. I hope...
  6. Waterfowling Stories
    2008 Hunting Journal Template: Date: 11/12/2008 Location (county): West Morning, afternoon, evening or all day hunt: afternoon Wind: Temp: 40s Water hunt: Field hunt: Flooded corn field Weather: cloudy drizzle Hunters: RNT video team (Jim Ronquest, Daniel Duke, JJ), Bobby Felice...
  7. Fishing Forum
    November 6, 2008 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county...
  8. Politics
    Hopefully McCain wins (I voted for him) but here's what the polls have to say: One hundred and eleven national polls have been taken since mid-September--and John McCain hasn't led in a single one of them. Doesn't look good.
  9. Fishing Forum
    Iowa Fishing Report www.iowadnr.gov October 23, 2008 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait...
  10. Fishing Forum
    Iowa Fishing Report www.iowadnr.gov October 9, 2008 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait...
  11. Waterfowling Stories
    First hunt worth writing anything about. :D Date: 9/28/08 Location: super secret spot Gear: 1 dz FB lessers, 2 dz FB honkers, 2 dz honker shells, 6 FB specks, flag, guns, calls, shells Weather: about 60 degrees, North wind 5-10 mph A hunt to remember for sure. We set up behind a fence row...
  12. Waterfowling Stories
    2008 Hunting Journal Template: Date:9-22-08 Location (county):Linn Morning, afternoon, evening or all day hunt:evening Wind:5-10 mph Temp:80 Water hunt:Y Field hunt:N Weather: clear skies Hunters:Me ans my Dad Guided "Y" or "N": N Name of guide service: Ducks killed: 8 Geese...
  13. Waterfowling Stories
    Date: 9-21-2008 Location (county): Hardin Morning, afternoon, evening or all day hunt: Morning Wind: None Temp: around 60 Water hunt: Yes Field hunt: No Weather: Hazy Hunters: Just me Guided "Y" or "N": No Name of guide service: Ducks killed: 2 Geese killed: Number of waterfowl...
  14. Waterfowling Stories
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  15. Gun Dog Forum
    Here are some pics. So far he has 6 of them, 3 black and whites and 3 liver and whites. The mother of these pups is 5 years old. Her dad was the 2nd black and white male shorthair in the US. The owner bought it from a guy in germany and had the dog shipped over here.
  16. The Lodge
    :roll: A typo turns the annual stamp into a calling card for a phone-sex service. By PAUL WALSH, Star Tribune Last update: September 5, 2008 - 11:13 AM The federal government says it has no choice but to reluctantly keep distributing to millions of waterfowl hunters a toll-free...
  17. Hunting Gear
    MST & LST Eqwader Wading System Instinctive Features: Vertical Magnattach Call Pouch with Breathable Mesh Bottom Vertical Security Pocket with Waterproof Zipper Internal "High and Dry" Security Pocket with Waterproof Zipper Adjustable Boot-Lok for Maximum Comfort and Stability Reinforced...
  18. The Lodge
    Hey guys I think that is a great idea! I was actually going to suggest adding a "Field Journal" section to the forum, but this pretty well covers it. It will be nice to get a thread going and then just add photos and stories to the same thread as the season progresses. It will be mroe...
  19. Waterfowling Stories
    Date: Location (county): Morning, afternoon, evening or all day hunt: Wind: Temp: Water hunt: Field hunt: Weather: Hunters: Guided "Y" or "N": Name of guide service: Ducks killed: Geese killed: Number of waterfowl not found: Confidence decoy used in setup? Numbers...
  20. Waterfowling Stories
    Date: Location (county): Morning, afternoon, evening or all day hunt: Wind: Temp: Water hunt: Field hunt: Weather: Hunters: Guided "Y" or "N": Name of guide service: Ducks killed: Geese killed: Number of waterfowl not found: Confidence decoy used in setup? Numbers...
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