Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
JLadner, bubbleheadhunter775, Casper, Grandpa Jay, B bar W
60403 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 77307
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43776
BOBO the Clown 41081
BMD 40539
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 33682
bill oxner 32555
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30554
facebook
Forum Stats
60403 Members
45 Forums
475480 Topics
6237590 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6190418 - 02/19/16 07:06 AM Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass?
David Maas Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 3065
Loc: Ft Worth, Texas
I have a farm and want to get started with the duck hole preparation.

Thanks
_________________________
NRA Life Member
GOA Life Member
NSCA Life Member

Top
#6190523 - 02/19/16 08:08 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
john paul Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/19/09
Posts: 994
Loc: lubbock, beaumont, where the b...
I've never transplanted it but that stuff is crack for gray ducks and wigeon. We found some potholes on public this year loaded with it and I swear it was like hunting a baited pond.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: garrett
I'm with GK because I like salty old dudes.

Top
#6190524 - 02/19/16 08:09 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: john paul]
john paul Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/19/09
Posts: 994
Loc: lubbock, beaumont, where the b...
http://aquaplant.tamu.edu/management-options/widgeon-grass/

Cultivation Options

"Widgeon grass can be propagated by transplanting a large mass of the plant containing roots and seeds into clear, shallow water."
_________________________
Originally Posted By: garrett
I'm with GK because I like salty old dudes.

Top
#6190630 - 02/19/16 09:05 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
BarneyWho Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/09/04
Posts: 2792
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Never tried it, but the places I hunt that have it are like crack to the ducks!!!
_________________________

Top
#6190650 - 02/19/16 09:15 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
Jeff Elder Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/09/08
Posts: 6202
Loc: Weatherford/Albany / Matagorda...
We got it. Come dig some up
_________________________
North central TX duck and dove hunts
www.silvercreekguideservice.com

Cell 817-597-0781

Top
#6190668 - 02/19/16 09:25 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: Jeff Elder]
BarneyWho Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/09/04
Posts: 2792
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Originally Posted By: Jeff Elder
We got it. Come dig some up


Tarrant or Matagorda county? We can't keep up with where you live. grin
_________________________

Top
#6190976 - 02/19/16 01:03 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: BarneyWho]
David Maas Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 3065
Loc: Ft Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: BarneyWho
Originally Posted By: Jeff Elder
We got it. Come dig some up


Tarrant or Matagorda county? We can't keep up with where you live. grin


No lie
_________________________
NRA Life Member
GOA Life Member
NSCA Life Member

Top
#6191182 - 02/19/16 04:19 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
woodduckhunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 212
as long as your duck hole water has some kind of clarity and isn't just a mud hole, it will grow when you transplant. If the water is too muddy for wigeon grass, check the water ph and transplant duckweed. It typically won't attract the variety of species as wigeon grass, but mostly gadwalls with a few others mixed isn't is better than nothing.

Top
#6192136 - 02/20/16 02:16 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
David Maas Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 3065
Loc: Ft Worth, Texas
Real question is, do I need to dig up the roots, or can I harvest the tops and move them in mass quantity to the new pond? My lease is covered in it, 30acres of it
_________________________
NRA Life Member
GOA Life Member
NSCA Life Member

Top
#6192576 - 02/20/16 09:04 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
woodduckhunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 212
however you go about harvesting it. Whether by pitchfork, rake, manure scoop, etc just get what you can get. But, when you move it to the new pond, you will need to mash some of it down into the mud in several areas. What are the water conditions like where you are wanting to establish it?

Top
#6192701 - 02/20/16 11:00 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
David Maas Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 3065
Loc: Ft Worth, Texas
Clear water with a muddy bottom about ankle to waist deep
_________________________
NRA Life Member
GOA Life Member
NSCA Life Member

Top
#6192703 - 02/20/16 11:04 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
woodduckhunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 212
should do pretty good especially if there isn't much other competition from other plants. Hope it takes and works out for ya!

Top
#6192882 - 02/21/16 08:00 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
David Maas Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 3065
Loc: Ft Worth, Texas
There is nothing, not even any moss, place was dry prior to last yrs rains
_________________________
NRA Life Member
GOA Life Member
NSCA Life Member

Top
#6193028 - 02/21/16 10:05 AM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
woodduckhunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 212
should work out pretty good for you then!

Top
#6193281 - 02/21/16 02:04 PM Re: Has anyone transplanted Widgeon grass? [Re: David Maas]
Jeff Elder Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/09/08
Posts: 6202
Loc: Weatherford/Albany / Matagorda...
Originally Posted By: David Maas
Originally Posted By: BarneyWho
Originally Posted By: Jeff Elder
We got it. Come dig some up


Tarrant or Matagorda county? We can't keep up with where you live. grin


No lie


Place in Decatur is loaded up with it. Had to fight the ducks off of it with a gun all season to protect it for you!!!
_________________________
North central TX duck and dove hunts
www.silvercreekguideservice.com

Cell 817-597-0781

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide