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#6552162 - 11/20/16 08:08 PM What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3?
gitthanet Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 137
What bird would you have to get mounted?
My top three would be a speckle belly, cinnamon teal, and whistler. My top five might include a hoodie. I just killed a perfect hoodie and it is my first drake. I'm probably going to get him done. Would you?

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#6552231 - 11/20/16 08:37 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
Ben Lilly Offline
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Registered: 11/25/12
Posts: 2890
Loc: here and there
I like bluebills, cans and redheads. The scaup require a fair amount of seasoning though.

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#6552235 - 11/20/16 08:39 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
A.B. Offline
Obi-Wan Kenobi

Registered: 12/24/05
Posts: 12019
Loc: Cass County, TX
In our part of the world, we want, what we ain't got.

1. Cinnamon teal
2. Canvasback
3. Redhead
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#6552241 - 11/20/16 08:43 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
Jeff Elder Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/09/08
Posts: 6225
Loc: Weatherford/Albany / Matagorda...
Black mallard
Cinimen teal
Eurasian widgeon
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#6552324 - 11/20/16 09:39 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
BDB Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 550
Loc: Mesquite
All of them. But 1 or 2 a year so the tax bill stays with inflation. I want all drake puddlers and a hand full of divers on the wall. It just takes time to get a mature, undamaged bird to fill it out.

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#6552336 - 11/20/16 09:51 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
MikeOH Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/01/16
Posts: 28
Loc: Lucas TX
Might be a dumb question but is a black mallard the same as a "black duck". I'm new to TX and have done most of my duck hunting in the mid-west. There we killed black ducks, which are similar to mallards. Sometimes people would confuse the, with hem mallards but they are much darker. They are a beautiful duck to mount.

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#6552350 - 11/20/16 10:07 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: MikeOH]
Jeff Elder Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/09/08
Posts: 6225
Loc: Weatherford/Albany / Matagorda...
Originally Posted By: MikeOH
Might be a dumb question but is a black mallard the same as a "black duck". I'm new to TX and have done most of my duck hunting in the mid-west. There we killed black ducks, which are similar to mallards. Sometimes people would confuse the, with hem mallards but they are much darker. They are a beautiful duck to mount.


Yes. Sorry for confusion. Street name
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#6552361 - 11/20/16 10:15 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
TTUGrad08 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/13/08
Posts: 847
Loc: TEXAS!
Bull Sprig
cinnamon teal
Purple head Gadwall
Storm Widgeon
Bluewing
Banded Drake(anything)

Sorry, I got carried away and took it to 6!
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#6552362 - 11/20/16 10:16 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
TxDuck24 Offline
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Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 2057
Loc: Seadrift,Tx
Cinnamon teal
Eider
Eurasian wigeon
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#6552394 - 11/20/16 11:08 PM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
Aggieduck Offline
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Registered: 07/27/10
Posts: 2342
Loc: TX
Very hard to pick for sure 1) plumed out BWT
2) Canvasback 3) old squaw
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#6552428 - 11/21/16 01:51 AM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
pervis Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 634
I shot 2 cinnamon teal opening day of early teal 2 yrs ago. Couldn't figure out what they were, so I ate em....smh. I got pictures of em. Won't make that mistake again

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#6552473 - 11/21/16 06:22 AM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
DUKFVR Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/02/09
Posts: 192
A Banded Spoony!

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#6552510 - 11/21/16 06:59 AM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
Tommy1957 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/12/14
Posts: 211
Loc: Frisco Texas
No woodys?

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#6552567 - 11/21/16 07:41 AM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
Fishuhalik Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/10/14
Posts: 412
Loc: Katy, TX
Harly
Cinny
Can

I'm tellin yall right now, if a harly ever got lost and wound up in front of my blind, the entire duck hunting world would. Know about it
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#6552606 - 11/21/16 08:18 AM Re: What bird do you consider a "trophy"? Top 3? [Re: gitthanet]
gitthanet Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 137
Woodie would be in my top 5 too.

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