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First Sandhills #7693101 12/19/19 03:38 PM
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Popping these two yesterday made up for a one duck morning. Was driving around the property I hunt at and saw a few dozen Sandhills in one of the bare fields. They were next to a canal so I parked my truck and spent the next hour making my way through the canal and crawling on my stomach through fields. When I got to my closest point to the group I realized they were ~60 yards away and probably too far to shoot. As I was thinking on what to do a big group started circling the group in the field and passed about 20 yards over me. 2 shots later I had 2 cranes in the bag.

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Lol, nice cool story.

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That is pretty cool, I need to book something up that way so I can get in on Sandhills some day.

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That's awesome. They are the best eating waterfowl by far.


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Originally Posted by Ktexas14
That is pretty cool, I need to book something up that way so I can get in on Sandhills some day.



On my bucket list for sure....let us know haw they eat...


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Re: First Sandhills [Re: TXCrossTimbers] #7693726 12/20/19 04:04 AM
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Originally Posted by TXCrossTimbers
That's awesome. They are the best eating waterfowl by far.


They are migratory, but not considered waterfowl. You can use lead shot if strictly hunting Sandhill Cranes.

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That is real hunting. Your hard work and effort was paid off with some luck.

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Originally Posted by LeonCarr
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That's awesome. They are the best eating waterfowl by far.


They are migratory, but not considered waterfowl. You can use lead shot if strictly hunting Sandhill Cranes.

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Turkey loads are the golden ticket on cranes.

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very cool

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Awesome


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I just turned it on . I was looking bird dogs in the butt this morning.


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Got another limit today. Used 7 repurposed Canada goose decoys that were spray painted flat gray and then a little red spot on top. Good decision to Target these and not ducks; only heard about groups of shots all morning.

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