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#5451319 - 12/01/14 11:11 AM Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at.
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But oddly enough, it's only when I'm hunting in the blind with four or five other guys. I know it doesn't seem legit. In fact, when I hunt alone, I miss often. Nonetheless, when hunting with a group, I somehow manage to kill all the ducks. I see the ducks, I aim, and I fire. Duck falls dead.

Any one else have this issue?
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#5451329 - 12/01/14 11:13 AM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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So... What's the issue?
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#5451339 - 12/01/14 11:15 AM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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Oh...You're "that guy"
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#5451343 - 12/01/14 11:16 AM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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Other's claim they kill birds too. I just don't see it. grin
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#5451388 - 12/01/14 11:28 AM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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5 guys shootin at the same bird is a ton of peas

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#5451471 - 12/01/14 11:57 AM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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My brother had a spoonie shot landing in his lap this last weekend. I shot it again while it was falling out of the sky just to ruin his catch. I made sure to kill that bird until he died from it.


Edited by jdk1985 (12/01/14 11:57 AM)

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#5451798 - 12/01/14 02:12 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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Originally Posted By: AndrewOSpencer
But oddly enough, it's only when I'm hunting in the blind with four or five other guys. I know it doesn't seem legit. In fact, when I hunt alone, I miss often. Nonetheless, when hunting with a group, I somehow manage to kill all the ducks. I see the ducks, I aim, and I fire. Duck falls dead.

Any one else have this issue?


Sounds to me like your buddies can shoot well.

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#5452008 - 12/01/14 03:18 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: TXPride]
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Originally Posted By: TXPride

Oh...You're "that guy"


If u shoot a lot you will know w 99% certainly which birds are yours......and which are not
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#5452057 - 12/01/14 03:36 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: TXPride]
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Originally Posted By: TXPride

Oh...You're "that guy"


You ever notice "that guy" get's un-happy once his straps full and the group informs him he's done. "That guy" some how wants to keep shooting.
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#5452081 - 12/01/14 03:47 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: Gdogg]
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Originally Posted By: Gdogg
Originally Posted By: AndrewOSpencer
But oddly enough, it's only when I'm hunting in the blind with four or five other guys. I know it doesn't seem legit. In fact, when I hunt alone, I miss often. Nonetheless, when hunting with a group, I somehow manage to kill all the ducks. I see the ducks, I aim, and I fire. Duck falls dead.

Any one else have this issue?


Sounds to me like your buddies can shoot well.


Lol. Yep. Still, each time I shoot, I'm under the assumption the falling dead bird is mine! Alas, I know it's not always possible...
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#5452091 - 12/01/14 03:51 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: Hopedale]
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Originally Posted By: Hopedale
Originally Posted By: TXPride

Oh...You're "that guy"


You ever notice "that guy" get's un-happy once his straps full and the group informs him he's done. "That guy" some how wants to keep shooting.


Luckily, I'm upfront with my buds. I tell them my conundrum and I still get to hunt with them. So far, I've not been told my strap is full before the others...
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#5452387 - 12/01/14 05:34 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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I work under the "Hunt and release system", I prefer to scare the hell out of them and let some other hunter do the dirty work of killing and cleaning. up
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#5452534 - 12/01/14 06:39 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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I've thought about giving one of my buddies a box of blanks without telling him just to see how many birds he still claimed. I swear sometimes he doesn't even shoot and still claims the birds.

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#5452561 - 12/01/14 06:54 PM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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I'm deadly in a crowd myself.

lol35
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#5453379 - 12/02/14 08:11 AM Re: Confession Time. I kill every duck I shoot at. [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
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Originally Posted By: AndrewOSpencer
But oddly enough, it's only when I'm hunting in the blind with four or five other guys. I know it doesn't seem legit. In fact, when I hunt alone, I miss often. Nonetheless, when hunting with a group, I somehow manage to kill all the ducks. I see the ducks, I aim, and I fire. Duck falls dead.

Any one else have this issue?


I work better when there's an audience of terrible shooters.

I'm usually the one calling them in and calling the shots, so I stay pretty busy in the blind whether I hunt solo or with people. I tend to rush shots out of my layout and forget to get a good mount before I start blasting. I corrected this by talking to myself through the actions... literally. I try to say "up and out" "mount" "lead the bird" "shoot 'em in the neck" "stay on the barrel" to myself now almost every time. In a stand up blind I have no issues- it's just from the layout.
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