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#6113414 - 01/01/16 03:01 PM Afternoon/Evening duck hunting
acg323 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/22/15
Posts: 13
I am pretty new to duck hunting but have been really enjoying it this year. I want to be able to go out more before the season is over. What has been your experience duck hunting in the afternoon or evening and what are some tips to be successful?

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#6113417 - 01/01/16 03:05 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
Elpatoloco Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/10/15
Posts: 291
Birds tend to show up right after legal. If ducks are roosting in the spot, it will move them. Some guys are successful. I never had any luck, and only have tried it on last day of season for fear of pushing birds out.

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#6113612 - 01/01/16 04:56 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: Elpatoloco]
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Registered: 02/21/06
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Loc: Belton Tx
Originally Posted By: Elpatoloco
Birds tend to show up right after legal. If ducks are roosting in the spot, it will move them. Some guys are successful. I never had any luck, and only have tried it on last day of season for fear of pushing birds out.
Same here

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#6113644 - 01/01/16 05:16 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
Creek2Creek Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/09/15
Posts: 272
Loc: NTX Bottomland
I never hunt a roost for this reason.

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#6113657 - 01/01/16 05:22 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
Indyoshi Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/12/15
Posts: 186
Loc: Dickinson, TX
evening hunts have been good for me...for divers on the coast. Ive had just as much luck in the AM as the PM
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#6113697 - 01/01/16 05:46 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
beaversnipe Offline
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Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 16888
Loc: Uranus
Afternoons could be stellar on windy, rainy and dark overcast days

On sunny days, not so much as they will poor in 20 min. After legal.
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#6114221 - 01/01/16 10:21 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
TXPride Offline
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Registered: 12/11/07
Posts: 1881
Loc: Lost
Depends where you are. As mentioned before, evening coast hunts are dependable.
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#6114236 - 01/01/16 10:39 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
Erichugh22 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 2374
Loc: Duck blind
Afternoon coast hunts can be awesome. Freshwater it's hit or miss. I haven't had much success unless there was a big front rolling through.
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#6114242 - 01/01/16 10:46 PM Re: Afternoon/Evening duck hunting [Re: acg323]
Duke4456 Offline
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Registered: 09/29/15
Posts: 143
Loc: Naples Tx
As previously stated most evening hunts will leave you frustrated because birds will come pouring in right after legal shooting time. At least that has been my experience
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