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#5474549 - 12/13/14 01:35 PM Dad's first duck hunt
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I grew up hunting west Texas mulies and central Texas whitetails with my dad. Growing up in Brady I was always hunting something or fishing. One of the things we didn't do and didn't even know anybody that did was hunt ducks.

I took my dad on his first duck hunt this morning. It was a lot of fun and he got a canvasback and I've never even shot a canvasback. I had just finished picking up all the decoys and standing on the bank when a group of mallards flew over and hauled butt.

My dad




I've been bagging some nice gadwalls lately


Edited by BradyBuck (12/13/14 01:42 PM)

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#5474676 - 12/13/14 03:13 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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Nice Can. You hunting HPMMU?

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#5474711 - 12/13/14 03:40 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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#5474779 - 12/13/14 04:45 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: jdk1985]
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Originally Posted By: jdk1985
Nice Can. You hunting HPMMU?

wouldnt be suprised they're close to the boundry
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#5474783 - 12/13/14 04:48 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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#5474839 - 12/13/14 05:33 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: Merican Duck Hunter]
BradyBuck Offline
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Originally Posted By: Merican Duck Hunter
Originally Posted By: jdk1985
Nice Can. You hunting HPMMU?

wouldnt be suprised they're close to the boundry


This is the third hunt I've posted since the split. All of them took place in the HPMMU. We have places in both units.


Edited by BradyBuck (12/13/14 05:33 PM)

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#5474868 - 12/13/14 05:58 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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That looks great, hopefully you got a picture of the both of you to keep!
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#5474929 - 12/13/14 06:57 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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Congrats.

You going to get the Can mounted for him?
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#5474940 - 12/13/14 07:01 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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Very nice hunt. Congrats to your dad on the Canvasback. cheers

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#5474959 - 12/13/14 07:09 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: Hopedale]
BradyBuck Offline
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Originally Posted By: Hopedale
Congrats.

You going to get the Can mounted for him?


No it was not plumed at all and was pretty shot up. Plus he couldn't tell you the difference between a can and ringer...haha


Edited by BradyBuck (12/13/14 07:10 PM)

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#5474966 - 12/13/14 07:12 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
BradyBuck Offline
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I've got 3 in the freezer that are in the running though. I'm going to pick one at the end of the season. Maybe I'll put up THF poll.

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#5474991 - 12/13/14 07:25 PM Re: Dad's first duck hunt [Re: BradyBuck]
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Nice hunt. Being with your dad.......priceless up

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