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01-09-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Guns anyone?

I live in alberta canada.. every year i have a tag in my pocket for deer, elk, bear, and on occasion a moose. You dont need a magnum anything for what you want to hunt.. I use a 06 for everything, it...
01-17-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: OK thats it!!!!

yuck fou all of you,, im done with this shet hole!
01-14-2008, 12:34 AM
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01-12-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: OK thats it!!!!

No they are Canada's,, a Canadian is a human being!

Put it this way.. I keep reading we went out shooting Canadians this morning.. Ok so I was out and shot a bunch of american wigeon this...
01-12-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By SwampTHING

OK thats it!!!!

I am so sick of this its not funny anymore.... its actually very insulting too me!!!!


They are called Canada geese,, not Canadian geese..
01-11-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,348
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Does calling duck really work?

My theory,, you were standing still and not making any noise...A duck or goose in flight with several others is hearing many things. Its hearing the wind, its hearing wing beats, its hearing the...
01-07-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,943
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: boat hunting in open water

Are you hunting divers? they arent the smartest birds around! If youve got some fast grass or something similar,, figure a waytoo lay it across the top of the boat and hanging over the sides.. Im...
12-25-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: What did Santa bring?

Well from 8:40-9:15 this morning,, santa sent about 500 honkers into a cornfield ill bewaiting in tomorrow morning!!!
12-23-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Hunting Geese after a front moves through?

That same front just moved through my area this morning.. Ive taken 2 tours of the fields i can hunt today,, all of them are just polluted with birds right now! Will be laying a beatdown on them in...
12-21-2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,342
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Affordable Moose Hunt

do a search for nwota,, and take a look at that site.. Lots of cabin rental places in northern ontario offer moose hunt packages that can be had for about 1000-1500 per person.. you will get 1 adult...
12-13-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: I shot and missed; would he be back next year?

I killed a buck a few years ago within 10 yards of where a buddy had wounded it 4 days prior.. It will be back!
12-13-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,182
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Remington 7600

Has wood,, but its the right calibre!

http://gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=87013482
Forum: Guns
12-12-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: CVA Optima Elite Question

What kind of pump gun? Ive got a remington 760 in 308,, its a very accurate rifle out too 300 yards on deer sized game. Those remington pumps are alot more accurate than alot of people give them...
12-09-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,080
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: LOUSY CANADIAN OUTFITTER

That was my very first thought!!!!

And DD a 145" buck in Canada is a dink??? LMAO,, I know of a dozen or more very good deer hunters,, all hunting for 20+ years,, hunting good properties.. I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: dilema

Update,, picked Chase up friday after school.. We rushed out too the blind and sat down. At 4:30 we had 4 does and a buck enter the cornfield and graze at about 200 yards. No shot presented itself....
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: What do you think of the CVA Optima?

I have one, with a bushnell 3200 2-7 on it. I shoot a little over 1.25" groupswith 250 grain sst's and 2 pyro pellets out of it. Not the most expensive or prettiest gun,, but it is definitely "minute...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: dilema

Thanks guys,, I was just worried about point of impact. Ill keep him to a shotof under 75 yards and broadside,, we will be sitting in a hunting shack so he will have a good rest to shoot off of. He...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By SwampTHING

dilema

One of the farms I hunt,, the son just turned 12 and got his lic this week. Hes dieing too get out there,, no one in the family muzzleloader hunts. Hes been calling me every evening this week telling...
12-06-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Anybody deer hunt in December/January?

Ill be out friday afternoon and all day saturday.. I hunt a farm an hour away.. Farmers kid just got his lic on monday,, and dad has said its ok for me too take him out. Hes been watching deer in his...
12-06-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Weather: One day to hunt

Personally,, I like too get out before a front comes through.. seems to be more deer movement then.

Send some of that warm weather up here. I was out monday 21* with 40-50 mph winds!
12-05-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,674
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: haydels dr-85?

Go right to the source,, they will help you out im sure!

http://www.haydels.com/cgi-local/blah/Blah.pl?
11-26-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Two Week Break

Southern Ontario we have about the best season ive seen sept24-de20, with no breaks. Very liberal limits only 1 black duck, no limit on hens, can kill 4 canvasbacks a day
11-26-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,002
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: final approach eliminator express blind

Ive got one,, decent blind. I havent had any problems with it.. Ive done away with the gun rest in it. If you want PM me and ill give you my email address and you can ask what ever you want about it,...
11-23-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: eating wood ducks

2 woodducks, salt and pepper
1 large orange sliced or 2 small ones
1 large apple sliced
1 small onion sliced
1 can orange juice concentrate
1 crock pot, set on low for 8 hours
11-15-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Do you guys think this is a good deal?

$119 U.S.., they had a fall waterfowl blowout sale in september,, sponsored by avery. They had 500 of those packages up for grabs. Shipping inside of the U.S. for free,, had it sent too a buddies...
11-14-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Do you guys think this is a good deal?

Same place that is selling that package.. Rogers sporting goods
11-13-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Do you guys think this is a good deal?

Earlier this year got the everything but the dekes and deke bag from them, for $119 deliverry included. The blind is nice,, the call isnt worth what they say it is, and the flag is ok. Do I think 250...
11-13-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: camo

Get your face coverred,,, and dont move!
11-13-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Need Duck Call Ideas

Everyone is different in what calls they can make sound good. My go to calls are a haydels DR-85, Primos PHAT lady and my ultimate go too callsare the cheapest ones I own, a Knight and Hale single...
11-10-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Got my first duck!

Congrats on your first of hopefully many!

Little advice on your decoy spread.. dont set them out in a V,, put all your ducks in one round or oval group,,, and set the geese off to the side.
11-09-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Motion Stakes/stakes

I do that all the time when ground is frozen.. get the longest bit you can find though
11-07-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Pintails

And today I got my mounter!

http://www.hunt101.com/img/525451-big.jpg (http://www.hunt101.com/?p=525451&c=525&z=1)
11-06-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By SwampTHING

Pintails

Anyone else seeing a high number of pintails this year? I think the guysI huntwith have shot maybe 3 over the last 20 years,, this year we have probably killed almost 20 of them... Hunting same...
11-06-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,978
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: THE ROOST

Dont bust the roost,, gauranteed you shooting at them in there sanctuary scared them out of there for the year... They are woodies though,, they dont stick around with a cold snap.. We bust a...
11-01-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: What size shot?

number 2's for all decoying waterfowl.. speed kills!
11-01-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Mixed decoy spread question

mix up the puddlers,, set the divers to the outside ina group or 2or along the edge of the main body of dekes
10-18-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: General waterfowl hunting questions

For fields ive thrown a piece of burlap over me and threw natuaral vegetation on that. If you can find a depression too lay in so much the better. Camo always for waterfowl,, including a facemask.
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10-16-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: jack miner bands

Kirk is one of the most stand up guys Ive ever met! Ive had the pleasure of helping him band on multiple occasionsand also rounded up some much needed volunteers for the sanctuary this past...
10-11-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Central Alberta

Ill be moving too red deer in about a week and a half,, if those birds are still around and you have access... Ill be bringing my gear and be looking too get out once or twice!
10-07-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: duck call

I bought one this year,, can get 4 different duck sounds out of it. Ive used all of them this year. Even pulled a nice flock of pintails in with it,, dont get many of those around here. And I pulled...
10-06-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: First trip out, I'm hooked!!

First tip on waterfowling.. never ever post about locations.... especially if its public land and you are successful!

That few decoys,, just place them inone group,, a small oval maybe 30 feet...
10-02-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Best duck calls?

Ive got dozens of calls, literally! From the very expensive to the very cheap. I can make duck sounds onall of them. But my go to call is the absolute cheapest one I own! Its a knight and hale single...
09-25-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Are you Duck hunters crazy????

Its the smell of a swamp in the dark, the sound of the world coming too life, the sounds of ducks taking off infront of you as you paddle into a little honey hole, the splash a decoy makes right...
09-12-2007, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: The Feedin' Mallard

Ive hunted fowl for 20 years,, im not ashemed of it.. I own one and use it! they are great in the late season when traditional calls tend too freeze up!
Forum: Other Areas
08-26-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: robotic ducks for waterfowling???

i try and put mine to the side of our blind about 15-20 yards.
Forum: Other Areas
08-25-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: robotic ducks for waterfowling???

couple tips.. position the decoy in a way that when birds are passing over they arent looking towards your hide,, they stare at them! Get it as lose too possible too your hide. Build yourself a...
Forum: Other Areas
08-24-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: robotic ducks for waterfowling???

geese absolutely hate them!!!! mallarss on the other hand.... have fun!!!
08-17-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: FOILES CALLS

Its a clip from fallin skys 4,, right about the 50 minute mark. Flock of mallardscome in on him, boom, boom,boom,boom. CLEARLY very clearly fires 4 rounds at them.. He was floating a 4th shell in his...
08-16-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: FOILES CALLS

Hope this one gets him in real hot water!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbhtnlCNKDo
08-10-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By SwampTHING

RE: Contest Enrollment...

Wont have time this year... Finalizing plans ona move to Alberta,, the waterfowl and whitetail mecca!
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