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#5509434 - 12/30/14 07:00 PM Cold Front
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/01/11
Posts: 380
Loc: McKinney, Tx
Where are the ducks?? I have hunted hard the last two days in anticipation of this artic front and I have seen zero new ducks! Yes, I hunt public but I have been avoiding the weekends and I'm still not seeing any decent duck numbers. Last two days I haven't had anyone around me at all and all Im seeing are the call & decoy shy ducks we have had for the last month and a half. If they don't come tomorrow ahead of this cold I think the season could be done for us. Ugh!! bang
Let em Work

#5509464 - 12/30/14 07:10 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
#Hayraker Offline

Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 11683
Loc: Texas
You should give up.

#5509473 - 12/30/14 07:12 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/01/11
Posts: 380
Loc: McKinney, Tx
Not gonna happen! I'll keep after em until the end. Just frustrating when you see weather like this and no new ducks.
Let em Work

#5509498 - 12/30/14 07:22 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
Jacob645 Offline

Registered: 07/19/09
Posts: 1478
Loc: East Tx
I saw the more ducks when the highs were in the mid 60's. I don't get it.

#5509773 - 12/30/14 09:39 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
_Scooter_ Offline
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Registered: 09/06/08
Posts: 1661
Loc: NoDux, Texas
wait a few days.
Wasn't born in Texas, but I got there as fast as I could.

#5509895 - 12/30/14 11:02 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
TxDuck24 Offline
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Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 2108
Loc: Seadrift,Tx
Need to be on the coast man. Or the prairie
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#5509902 - 12/30/14 11:10 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: TxDuck24]
GUTIT Offline
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Registered: 10/08/08
Posts: 4477
Loc: Caddo Mills, Texas
All of my tanks are covered up. Happens every year after the guys punishing the lake west of me run the Ducks off, a lot head to the tanks.

Will be hunting them in the morning.

Good luck to you.
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#5509988 - 12/31/14 04:18 AM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
mohunter Online   content
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Registered: 08/05/10
Posts: 1521
Loc: Duck Hole, Tx
They are here, just keep looking.

#5510151 - 12/31/14 08:08 AM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
wal1809 Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/26/05
Posts: 11240
Loc: Texas
The birds flew right on by you and are on the coastal prairies. Huge flights came down over the last few days.

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#5510218 - 12/31/14 08:48 AM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
txbowhunt7 Offline

Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 1150
Loc: Texas
I've still got the redheads Evan! Lol

#5510730 - 12/31/14 01:09 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: _Scooter_]
Greekangler Offline
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Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1711
Loc: North Tejas
Originally Posted By: _Scooter_
wait a few days.


Take a kid Huntin

#5510886 - 12/31/14 02:21 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
Cole P Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 421
Loc: East of Dallas
Covered up with Canvasbacks and Redheads on the tanks in East Texas. We limit on Canvasbacks in the first 5 or 10 min, making for an interesting hunt avoiding them as they bomb us.

#5511100 - 12/31/14 04:16 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
aerangis Offline

Registered: 09/05/08
Posts: 907
Loc: Nunya
We saw hundreds of honkers, sprigs and reds this morning as well as mallards and some buffs. The next few days should be much better.

Bullsprig, pm inbound....
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#5511146 - 12/31/14 04:42 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
Blue Moon Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/04/05
Posts: 462
Loc: Republic of Texas
Originally Posted By: BULSPRG
Where are the ducks??

If, and only if, the cold weather holds expect the peak migration of the year in Texas to begin on or about January 26, a day after the boys in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma shut down their ground water pumps to mark the close of their season. Should be a good time in Texas to do some bird watching and waterfowl photography with the drakes in breeding plumage…

Blue Moon

#5511176 - 12/31/14 05:00 PM Re: Cold Front [Re: BULSPRG]
Toledo Offline

Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 1306
Loc: College Station
Forget about cold fronts. Hunt the calendar and rain/new water.

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