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#6887972 - 09/14/17 10:31 PM How long until you call it?
kman2017 Online   content
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Registered: 03/03/16
Posts: 85
Loc: Jersey Village
When you're having a slow morning duck hunting how long do you wait to pack up? The other day I hunted public and didn't see a bird and heard maybe 3 far far shots all morning. I left before the guy that was about 200 yards away from me. Who was the sucker?

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#6887974 - 09/14/17 10:41 PM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5485
Loc: texas
Usually done by 9am regardless
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#6888218 - 09/15/17 09:21 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
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Registered: 11/16/07
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Loc: The Great State
Early teal... I'm hangin' around for that first rush at LST. Will hang around another hour for the tricklers (assuming I see some), then I'm gone.
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#6888236 - 09/15/17 09:33 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
WreakinHavoc Offline
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Registered: 09/06/17
Posts: 53
Big duck season, anywhere from 10-1130..where I hunt a lot of the birds don't show up until 930 or so from oklahoma.

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#6888249 - 09/15/17 09:44 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
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8:00am.........bacon time !!!
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#6888352 - 09/15/17 11:10 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
Guy Online   content
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Registered: 12/06/05
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Loc: Lake X
Yeah, no such thing as 9 o'clock teal. grin

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#6888357 - 09/15/17 11:16 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
TexasDuckMan Offline
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Registered: 11/22/16
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I agree with the comments above...... Unless there is a front involved...

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#6888374 - 09/15/17 11:23 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
RiverRunner Offline
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Registered: 10/29/04
Posts: 378
Loc: Texas
Teal season....done about an hour after legal.
Regular Season....depends on where/what I'm hunting...Mallards, I will generally stay until 11-12...OTM's generally done by 9-10

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#6888440 - 09/15/17 12:10 PM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
john paul Offline
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In the situation you described, I would have wait until an hour after shooting light and left.
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#6888463 - 09/15/17 12:28 PM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
Guy Online   content
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Originally Posted By: kman2017
The other day I hunted public and didn't see a bird and heard maybe 3 far far shots all morning.

And that was probably dove. grin

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#6888464 - 09/15/17 12:29 PM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
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beers gone or run out of smokes. lol... that was the old days.
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#6888488 - 09/15/17 12:54 PM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
4Weight Offline
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Registered: 11/09/11
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Loc: Tarrant Cty and Murray
Big ducks 10-11. Can always get the late pintails. Teal, 9.30 and its done.
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#6889114 - 09/16/17 10:32 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: 4Weight]
TTUGrad08 Offline
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Registered: 07/13/08
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Loc: TEXAS!
Originally Posted By: 4Weight
Big ducks 10-11. Can always get the late pintails. Teal, 9.30 and its done.

Same here
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#6892900 - 09/19/17 10:17 PM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
Guitars&Guns Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 86
Loc: N. Texas
Early teal I wouldn't sit out more than an hour after lst.

Big duck season depends on where I am hunting but generally won't pack up until 1030 or so

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#6895339 - 09/22/17 09:11 AM Re: How long until you call it? [Re: kman2017]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Loc: Wimberley, Tx
I used to hunt Granger Lake. We hunted there so much that we really had things figured out. Around 10 when most guys were headed in we always got more shooting in. Especially when it was really cold and the sun would break through. Seemed all the birds would move one more time. We often hunted till 11 it usually meant 3 or 4 more birds if we had room for them. Also it's worth it to say most of the time on Granger the late flight were woodys. I'm not sure why but it was always nice.


Edited by Wacm (09/22/17 09:13 AM)

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