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river hunt this morning #5410635 11/10/14 05:29 PM
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Finally got my first canada goose. Had a couple groups decoy, had some more gun malfunctions today which cost me a few birds but I was happy to get one. I lost a second goose and a drake goldeneye in the current which really sucked. It was a beautiful morning, Temps were just above 0 with wind chill about -3. Definitely my coldest hubt ever. My friend went in over his waders going after the other goose and we had to cut our morning short.


Re: river hunt this morning [Re: Erichugh22] #5410640 11/10/14 05:31 PM
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Re: river hunt this morning [Re: Erichugh22] #5410674 11/10/14 05:43 PM
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Nice!

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Get you a solid gun!!!

Congrats on the success. I've never seen a Goldeneye while hunting

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Originally Posted By: jdk1985
Get you a solid gun!!!

Congrats on the success. I've never seen a Goldeneye while hunting


...in -3* most guns freeze

Re: river hunt this morning [Re: Erichugh22] #5410721 11/10/14 05:58 PM
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Check his other post about gun malfunctions a day or so ago.

Re: river hunt this morning [Re: Erichugh22] #5410771 11/10/14 06:16 PM
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Yeah a new shotgun is coming soon, I can't say anything bad about that old 1100 though, it's been through 3 seasons of rough hunting. It's killed me over 500 ducks and god knows how many doves. It handled dove and pheasant shot just fine but the high brass duck shells just are too much for it now I guess.

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Nice. My gf lost her one and only GE in river current too.

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They're suppose to be pretty common around here so I think I'll get another shot.

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Love hearing them on the approach!

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Jeeeeeeezzzzzzz....I got a cold chill just looking at that picture. Congrats on the bird!


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Congrats! you are getting to experience some good hunting. I had several 1100's through the years, all traded away now. My experience is once they start to wear out they will not function in the extreme cold. You probably already know this but run it dry, or use some of the new dry film lubes which are supposed to be good down to -40. I use the dry film now and works good for me but the coldest I have run it is 0. I would not wait on a new gun. Get it now while you are up there, and because your old gun is going to let you down again. To much hard work and effort to get out there and your gun does not work. Very frustrating and can turn a great memory hunt into a nightmare. I have been there!

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Originally Posted By: dfwguy
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Get you a solid gun!!!

Congrats on the success. I've never seen a Goldeneye while hunting


...in -3* most guns freeze


Even an O/U will freeze in weather that cold. But pumps won't unless lubed excessively.


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Congrats looks a lil chilly there.


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