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#6004546 - 11/01/15 09:50 AM Blind Etiquette
AndrewOSpencer Offline
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Registered: 12/03/08
Posts: 775
Loc: Bay City, Texas
Just a quick question. Yesterday we couldn't get the birds to decoy well, and we had passing shots mostly on the left side of the blind. I happened to be the lucky sap sitting on the far left and did the majority of the killing. Felt kind of guilty getting the vast majority of the shooting and offered to switch spots with the other fellows, but they declined. I didn't exactly beg them to switch, but did offer.

This is the first year I'm hunting in a group of guys and wanted to check to see how any of you approach this sort of situation in your group.

Curious about your thoughts.
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#6004582 - 11/01/15 10:13 AM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
phat694 Online   content
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Registered: 10/31/09
Posts: 3289
Loc: Little Elm, TX
You offered up, I think that's fair enough.

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#6004601 - 11/01/15 10:23 AM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
JRR Offline
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Registered: 01/05/05
Posts: 367
Loc: Collinsville, Tx
been on both sides of that one, just the luck of the draw

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#6004615 - 11/01/15 10:34 AM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
tenyearsgone Offline
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Registered: 04/21/13
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Tell them to switch with me after I get a couple. Most people won't trade out of humbleness if merely asked. I've put down my gun before when I've been the only one killing so the others could at least catch up.

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#6004648 - 11/01/15 10:51 AM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
ndhunter Offline
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Registered: 09/03/05
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Loc: Dallas, TX
You just got the better spot that day. It's to your credit that you offered. The definition of good etiquette in my opinion.

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#6005057 - 11/01/15 03:31 PM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
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Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Take turns or limit out and swap.

Have had this happen with my gf. We traded sides and they quit going to that side. She must smell funny.
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#6005064 - 11/01/15 03:33 PM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: phat694]
texassippi Offline
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Registered: 08/06/15
Posts: 413
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: phat694
You offered up, I think that's fair enough.


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#6005100 - 11/01/15 04:06 PM Re: Blind Etiquette [Re: AndrewOSpencer]
Erichugh22 Offline
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That's why I always sit on the end up

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