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#6070284 - 12/06/15 10:53 PM First time hunter advice
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Registered: 09/06/05
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Loc: Belton
I will be going on a guided deck hunt near Rockport on this coming Saturday. First time to duck hunt, so just looking for some tips. Was planning on running a modified choke with 3 inch #4s. Already have waders, but any tips on small things I might need or suggestions on ammo?

Thanks

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#6070317 - 12/06/15 11:32 PM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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That's a fine load. Have fun, kill your redheads, and keep your face down when the pintails circle.
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#6070334 - 12/06/15 11:55 PM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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^yup, all that. I'd recommend either a face-mask or paint for those wary pins too. I would also recommend a darker camo color, more geared towards deer hunting, as opposed to normal duck camo patterns. And I shoot 2s or 3s, but 4s will definitely do the job as long as you keep the shots to 40 yards at the max. Other than that, your guide should take care of everything else.
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#6070358 - 12/07/15 01:02 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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Theres more then enough birds down there espicailly redheads , take your time and shoot some big plumed out drakes.
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#6070535 - 12/07/15 08:03 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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Go to bed early, eat early and light and take a sleeping aid and set 2 alarmclocks

U ll be tossing and turning all night
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#6070650 - 12/07/15 08:59 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: beaversnipe]
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Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
Go to bed early, eat early and light and take a sleeping aid and set 2 alarmclocks

U ll be tossing and turning all night


Just have your butler wake you up.
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#6070652 - 12/07/15 08:59 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: beaversnipe]
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I would go ic with #4, keep shots within 45 yards, 20 to 35 yards preferably.

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#6070946 - 12/07/15 11:09 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: Guy]
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Originally Posted By: Guy
I would go ic with #4, keep shots within 45 yards, 20 to 35 yards preferably.


Solid advice right there!

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#6070971 - 12/07/15 11:20 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: Limit Extender]
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Originally Posted By: Limit Extender
Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
Go to bed early, eat early and light and take a sleeping aid and set 2 alarmclocks

U ll be tossing and turning all night


Just have your butler wake you up.


I usually have to wake him up first, and my decoy carrier as well
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#6070997 - 12/07/15 11:29 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: beaversnipe]
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Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
Originally Posted By: Limit Extender
Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
Go to bed early, eat early and light and take a sleeping aid and set 2 alarmclocks

U ll be tossing and turning all night


Just have your butler wake you up.


I usually have to wake him up first, and my decoy carrier as well


you should bring along the court jester, I bet hes more entertaining than the decoy carrier
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#6071015 - 12/07/15 11:40 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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He is, but he wears unappropriate cammo



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#6071052 - 12/07/15 11:55 AM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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^^^ I would have guessed that was you, but his face isn't covered.
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#6071191 - 12/07/15 12:58 PM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: LarryCopper]
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Originally Posted By: LarryCopper
^^^ I would have guessed that was you, but his face isn't covered.


I don't have man boobs

gross barf
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#6071195 - 12/07/15 01:00 PM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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so much advise for the young duck hunter.

the poor kid took back badminton
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#6071250 - 12/07/15 01:28 PM Re: First time hunter advice [Re: safarigene]
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Registered: 01/08/12
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Loc: Hog eye duck hole
I always take a couple pair of gloves and hand warmers but right now hand warmers aren't that big of deal

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