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Gecko
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Kenai 09-03-2011 10:09
Cloudy, Light Rain & Drizzle – 45-50 Degrees
Today was Merganser day. saw a lot of red breasted mergansers up and down the river fishing for smolts along with the Bald Eagles, seagulls and an occassional mallard and a few remaining cinnamon teal(???) heading for the seacoast in the morning hoping to see the sea ducks. Unable to get to the Trumpeter Swan refuge. Ducks should be starting to move in the next two weeks.

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Gecko
Web Member

Fairbanks/Kenai 09-02-2011 09:42
Cloudy, Light Rain & Drizzle – 45-50 Degrees
New report by WFC. Sandhill Cranes are gathering up by Fairbanks along with some geese. I have seen pintails, Scaup and some mallards grouping together in tha last week. Will be spending the next two days around Kenai looking for the sea ducks. First WFC staff member to go to Alaska to see what the birds look like as they get set up for the migration. I love this place. So far its been only Ptarmigan and fishing but its amazing where ducks pop up. Going across the Denali Highway, every now and then there would be some birds in the kettle lakes and I saw Pintails (???) and mergansers on the Klutena river and a LOT of Bald Eagles fishing and probably hunting ducks. Nee some postings from local hunters here.

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nl416c
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Before hunting season, Interior Alaska 08-11-2008 12:42
Cloudy, Light Rain & Drizzle – 40-45 Degrees
It has been a cold start to fall and way to early to see the geese flying in the interior. Went out for the grouse opener and saw lots of geese getting ready to head out. they are about two weeks early. I havent seen this many geese this early ever. Not a good sign still 16 days til the waterfowl opener and all of the specks will be gone.

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Mr. Teal
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Kodiak Island area 01-21-2007 15:52
- – 30-34 Degrees – Open Water
My second trip to Kodiak was outstanding once again! My goal was to bag some more Harley’s, Old Squaws, and common Goldeneyes, and especially focus on getting a Barrows, White winged Scoter, and get a Red Breasted Merganser. I was able to be successful in attaining all of these mounter drakes. Even took some mallards,common mergansers, bufflehead, a black scoter, and bluebills.

The beauty of Kodiak island and its wildlife is incredible! We saw seals, sea otters, sea lions, blacktailed deer, and of course eagles. A special thanks to Matt from this forum as the areas he mentioned were productive.

We tried drifting in on the Pacific’s and unless you can shoot about 100 yards out, forget it. Guys in our party even saw a pair of King’s, but our attempt to locate them the next day proved futile.

Another Alaskan adventure was well enjoyed! What an awesome way to conclude a fantastic waterfowl season!

Posted By:
MUTTLEY
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Kodiak 01-09-2007 02:39
Cloudy, Snow Flurries – 10-20 Degrees – Ice
I wish I could help more on the eiders, but I haven’t realy seen any or haven’t been looking (I need to get the boat out bad), except a Steller’s off Cliff Point a month ago, so careful. I assume you are looking for Kings, I’ll keep an eye out, scan the rock piles/cliffs and such. There seem to have been a lot of the Barrows in Anton Larson prior to ice up, but there are a few hanging in Old Womans bay, mixed in with the Bluebills and Emperors. I also don’t know how to PM. Good luck and safe boating and safe flying.

Posted By:
Mr. Teal
Guest

01-07-2007 22:41
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Matt, Thanks for the reply! I’d send you a p.m. but don’t know how. If you do, send me one. It’s a second trip and looking for a Barrows and Eiders if possible.

Posted By:
MUTTLEY
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Kodiak 01-07-2007 04:06
Cloudy, Snow Flurries – 10-20 Degrees – Ice
Lots of ice in the back bays, but as long as the boat can be launched, should be no problems around the rock piles and in the open (watch your Ice-up and stability). I’m actually still kicking around the rivers (whats still open…not much). Have been wanting to go out sea duck’n, but…, hopfully soon (season is quickly coming to a close). I’ve seen a bunch of Black scoter out towards Middle and Kalsin Bay, a few Skunk-heads out Pasagshak way. Old Womans full of the sounds of OldSquaw. Harleys, Goldens and Butterballs in OW also and Bluebills are thick in there stil too. Seen very few Eiders, but haven’t really been looking in the right places. I was over in Anton Larsen two weeks ago, and it was pretty much frozzen then, and we havn’t seen over 30deg since. Pudlers aren’t moving much in this cold, but that dosen’t usually effect the Eiders and Scoter. Are you targeting a location or a specific breed? Good luck!

Matt

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Mr. Teal
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will be on kodiak island 01-04-2007 23:13
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Hello,
I’m coming up to hunt Kodiak Island in about a week to hunt sea ducks. How are things looking with the cold weather that you’ve been having in the area?

Any tips gratly appreciated!

Posted By:
MUTTLEY
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Kodiak (Old Womans Bay and Anton Larsen) 12-16-2006 02:37
Cloudy, Snow Flurries – 25-30 Degrees – Ice
Sorry for the late reply quackwackers, haven’t been on the site. You probably came earlier in December, but if your heading over here still, I can give you a little info, but I’ve been sticking in the back bays with the boat since the Bluebills are still thick right now. But, since its getting colder, I’ll probably be heading out of the bays shortly (Malards are still in the rivers) Ice is building. Are you going to be in Kodiak, Port lions or somewhere else?

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CPAMAN
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Prince William Sound 12-13-2006 12:07
Cloudy, Snow & Rain Mix – 30-34 Degrees – Open Water
A friend and I just returned from a great guided hunt in the Prince William Sound from 12/8-12/11. The weather varied from light to moderate rainfall on Friday to light rain and snowfall on Saturday to heavy fog on Sunday to colder and clear skies with ice on Monday.

Not surprisingly, the two best hunting days were Saturday and Monday when visibility was good to excellent. Friday, the birds were hardly moving at all and we ended up with only a single drake bufflehead and drake barrows goldeneye, and four very wet sets of clothing including the two guides.

Saturday, we passed on several bufflehead opportunities and shot twelve barrows with eight being beautiful drakes. We saw harlequins and old squaws on two occasions but none that came closer than 50 yards from our decoys.

On Sunday, fog rolled in with heavy wet snowflakes as big as half-dollars. Needless to say, the ducks were not moving much, however, I was able to shoot a beautiful drake harlequin that day-my first ever!

Monday, the temps dropped considerably overnight with a high pressure system moving in to clear up the skies. Ice formed heavily in the marina with huge sheets of ice forming in the bays. I knew that hunting would be much better and it was. We took a full limit of barrows on Monday with two more harlequins. We could hardly keep the goldies out of the decoys and soon had several flocks land and swim in the decoys. We saw some surf and white-winged scoters, however, none that were using our area.

Overall, it was a great hunt and the scenery was absolutely fantastic. A great hunting trip to be sure!

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Posted By:
quackwackers
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11-09-2006 16:30
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MUTTLEY, I’M HEADED TO KODIAK IN DEC. FOR SOME SEA DUCK HUNTING, BUT THERE ISN’T ANY POSTS FROM THERE. ANY INFO WHOUD BE GREAT

Posted By:
akduse
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08-23-2006 09:56
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Hey Rick,
It’s been a longtime, so what does your schedule look like to come down??????
The way this weather looks it may be a short season so was just asking.
Drop me a line.

Shannon

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MUTTLEY
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Kodiak? 08-15-2006 01:53
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Hello,
I have just moved from Maine (Downeast), to Kodiak (Island) AK, so I figure I would stop bye and say hello…hello, since I had to change my address on here. I was just wondering if there is anybody on the AK forum that duck hunts around Kodiak? Can’t wait for duck season.

Posted By:
long gunner
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Anchorage, Alaska 07-10-2006 22:12
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Hey guys I am going to be at a conference in Anchorage sept 23-28th with lots of free time. Can you guys give the name of an outfitter or someone kind enough to take me waterfowl hunting. I am from Virginia and grew up waterfowl hunting and spend 10 days in Saskatchewan every year chasing ducks and geese. I have never been to Alaska and would love to hunt while I am there. Any recomendations or offers would be appreciated. My email is captritter@cox.net Hope to hear from someone. Thanks in advance

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
Guest

07-01-2006 20:52
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Been out a few times this year, and for the most part I have seen a real good population of local geese, with all the water sources around Delta I can’t get a good feel for the duck population as they are spread out.
Well hope everyone is having a good summer

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
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05-20-2006 18:03
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SB,
Only can imagine what the hunting is like down there. Have heard the south east AK is fantastic. Been trying to get to Cordova for a hunt but never seem to.
Not many hardcore waterfowlers in AK, I don’t see many hunters in my area past the 2nd or 3rd week of Sept.

I grew up in SD so dry goose hunting and duck hunting is mostly what I have done but have always thought it would be cool to do the sea duck thing.

Posted By:
scoterbuster
Supporting Member

05-02-2006 19:58
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Hi Ric, I would say we have a good number of birds down here. Being from alabama it’s seems like alot to me. Were lucky to see a mallard down there. Of course there are plenty of sea ducks but they don’t taste all that great. We shot a few geese this year while hunting ducks. The thing that impresses me most of all is how well the birds decoy here. Due to a lack of hunting pressure I’m sure. I have not met one “serious” duck hunter here, but that’s not a complaint. It is good to hear from other hunters though, and I would appreciate any feedback you guy’s have.

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
Guest

05-01-2006 19:45
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Welcome SB, not many members around in the off season but would like to welcome you aboard.
Have alot of birds down your way??

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scoterbuster
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ketchikan 04-13-2006 23:08
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I am new to the forum, and pretty new to alaska. I’ve lived in ketchikan for a few years. I am originally from Alabama so the duck hunting here is outstanding to me. We shoot on average 3-6 mallards a hunt in the saltchucks, and a pretty good mixed bag of sea ducks, mainly surfs, white-wing scoters, and goldeneye. We try not to mess with the harlequins to much. Lately we have been seeing alot of scoters now that springs back. Four and a half months can’t wait.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

04-02-2006 16:08
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Well it has been a very long winter but I saw on the front head lines of the FBKS News Miner that the GEESE ARE HERE IN DELTA!!!!!!!!
It’s almost a religious experience for me, signals the end of the winter and towards the greatest time of the year!!!!!!!!!!!!

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01-11-2006 15:47
Sunny & Clear, High Winds – 45-50 Degrees
Hey wyomingducknut, I saw your post by accident when I clicked on AK instead of AL. I used to live in Jackson and hunted two seasons over there. Since I don’t live there anymore I don’t mind spillen’ a few beans. We had consistent shooting throughout the first 2/3 of the season below the refuge in star valley. The best way to find the good spots is by jump shooting as you float down. There are also some small beaver ponds off the main river that can be good. If you can get permission there are some decent spots for geese and a few ponds that can be loaded at times. Also, if your up for some competition, South Park is good on opening day, but I wouldn’t mees with it after. The Salt near Pinedale always has a few birds and there is some public access behind the airport. Your best bet can be some of the slow waters and lakes in Idaho. Do some summer scouting for some of those spots & look for the mud, marsh and beaverdams. The season after I moved, my hunting buddy was killing daily limits on public land over there. I hope this helps.

Posted By:
wyomingducknut
Guest

12-26-2005 11:32
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Ric,
I live about an hour south of Jackson Hole. The geese and duck hunting down here was good still new trying to find the areas I new about in Alaska. If contracts pick back up on base than I am sure I will be back but its nice to be back in the states again. Take care and tell everyone hello.
Dave

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
Guest

12-26-2005 11:27
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Well hey Dave what part of WY are you in??
I had heard you left but never heard where you went.
Well I had a pretty good season up here the geese hung around into Oct and I was killing the mallards up till the end of the season.
Well take care and hope you had a Merry Christmas

Posted By:
wyomingducknut
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12-22-2005 22:35
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Rick,
Didnt mean to post on here but wasnt sure if u remembered me from the Fairbanks DU chapter. (dave eng)
I moved down to wyoming after our contract came to end on base. Duck hunting was so so being new to the area but I am sure it will be better next year. Still seeing ducks in the area here and can hunt thru mind Jan.
Keep in touch
Dave

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Ric-Seward
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Delta 12-18-2005 01:26
Cloudy, High Winds – 25-30 Degrees – Open Water
Well the last two days of the season were very slow at the old mallard hole. I hunted the 15th and 16th and never fired a shot. Bad ending to a pretty good season.
Hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Take Care

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
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Delta 12-10-2005 23:32
Mostly Cloudy, No Precipitation – 25-30 Degrees – Open Water
Got after it again today picked up a drake mallard and Bomber sniffed out a hen mallard that was wounded and lying under an ice ledge up against the bank.
It hadn’t been shot, and seemed to be in good shape, no broken wings or feet it just couldn’t fly.
I tried to release it and it could motor across the water but couldn’t get up, so Bomber retrieved it again and I decided to ring it’s neck.
Back to work tomarrow off next wed so I’ll hit it hard for the last three days….

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Ric-Seward
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Delta 12-09-2005 10:58
Cloudy, High Winds – 25-30 Degrees – Open Water
Well only a week left in the 05 season.
And with the mercury hovering around -40 since Thanksgiving wasn’t sure if I was going to get back out.
Not ready for the season to end so this warm up was a big relief.
Went out Wed and had a great shoot.
Shot three single drakes and let about 50 pass on by. Real good in your face hunt.
Hoping to get back out today, it’s very windy like 40-50 mph gusts so not sure if I want to head out. Hands down the best ducking of the year in Delta is Nov and Dec it just blows me away the amount of Mallards that winter here.

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Ric-Seward
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Delta 11-20-2005 19:25
Cloudy, Winds Calm – 0-10 Degrees – Open Water
Set up to far upstream from the bend I had been sitting on, pulled one mallard in shouldn’t of changed spots could have shot a couple of more.

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Ric-Seward
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Delta 11-18-2005 01:04
Cloudy, Winds Calm – 0-10 Degrees – Open Water
Hit the mallard hole yesterday, shot three real nice mallard drakes, let about 50 go by as I just wanted to shoot the singles.
Headed back out tomarrow.
We typically hold some mallards up here but this year has been really great.

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Irondog
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11-09-2005 09:51
Sunny & Clear, Winds Calm – 0-10 Degrees – Ice
GOT OUT LAST WEEK, NEEDED AN ICE CUTTER! MY FLAT BOTTOM BOAT HAD PROBLEM BREAKING ICE SO WE PUT A MOTORIZE CANOE IN FRT. AND IT BROKE ICE BETTER, STILL HAD TO SKIP OVER ICE AND WATER FOR 7 MILES. (THAT’S WHY THEY CALL USE QUICK HEADS!!) GOT TO SET DEEKS AND DO SOME HUNTING, MOST OF THE BIRDS HAVE LEFT, GOT ONE MALLARD.

IRONDOG

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Posted By:
Ric-Seward
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11-07-2005 19:41
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Glad to hear that you are still doing some killing Iron Dog, you just need to get a Chessie so that little weather doesn’t bother them!!!!!!! :):)
I’ll hit it again this week when I get off.
Hey not sure if you have ever tried it before but with these last mallards I used a duck brine you can find a million recipes online for them and it worked great. This particular recipe said it could make a mergy taste like prime rib. Well being a south dakota boy that sounded good to me, it was good but it wasn’t prime rib…
Good luck

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Irondog
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11-03-2005 10:04
Cloudy, Winds Calm – 10-20 Degrees – Ice
WELL RIC WE ARE STILL HUNTING AND DOING GOOD . I HAVE BEEN GETTING MY LIMIT STILL AND PASSING ON A LOT OF GOLDEN EYE AND MAN CANS (SAWBILLS) .THIS MAY BE OUR LAST WEEK IN THIS AREA IT HAS BEEN GETTING HARDER FOR THE PUPS WITH ICE BUILDING UP!!!

IRONDOG

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Ric-Seward
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Delta 11-02-2005 22:23
Cloudy, Snow Flurries – 0-10 Degrees – Open Water
Had a nice little mallard hunt today, been scouting a little hole this last week so this morning when I got off work I hunted it. Ended up with two nice drakes, must have been fifty more couldn’t keep them out of this hole but these late season mallards tend to taste a little fishy so I only shot two hoping to make them taste better than past recipes and not wanting to shoot up about the only good hole left that I know of.

Posted By:
dlsweep
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10-24-2005 11:51
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A friend of mine recently moved to Soldotna and is looking for areas to hunt waterfowl on the Kenai Penninsula. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
Guest

10-23-2005 14:11
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Back from Sask, had a great time lots of carnage and am I am spoiled. Went out scouting a couple times this week, nothing but empty skies. Seen some mallards, the T-river is ice choked so I can’t get to my mallard holes.
Most of the mallards I saw were susies, usually they migrate first before the drakes so I’m not sure if the big northern birds are still holding to the north or what is going on.

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bud bass
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Palmer hay flats 10-11-2005 20:10
Sunny & Clear, Winds Calm – 30-34 Degrees – Open Water
This is my first time on here. Hunted Sat, no ducks, hunt the salt off of knik out past the ponds. Usually lots of ducks here by now but none this year, very poor. Hardly anything flying. Only good sign was frost on the ground all morning, hope it freezes inland and drives some ducks to us.

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Duckhunter01
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10-06-2005 22:23
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Skyust

Where is the Delta you are talking about? I am going to hit both areas hard starting in the morning and this weekend unless I can find other options.

Found the Alaska refuge forum,

thanks for the help
HC

Posted By:
skybust
Supporting Member

10-05-2005 12:15
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Duckhunter01 you can go to delta but its hit or miss. I do most of my hunting at Jim Creek You may get some more info if you go duck hunter refuge.com skybust

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Duckhunter01
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Rabbit Slough/Jim creek area 10-05-2005 10:58
Cloudy, Light Rain & Drizzle – 35-40 Degrees
Hey guys, New to AK and my passion is with Waterfowl. I have scouted out both areas listed above and both hold lots of water. Was successful last weekend with a few on the lake down rabbit slough. Seems this area gets lots of preasure. But needed to keep the birds moving. Scouting is key it seems. I hear the birds are now just getting here and the season for them is pretty short due to lockups coming. Im looking for information on hunting waterfowl in the area, or someone to give me some ideas. I got all items, Tons of decoys both ducks and geese, Dog, boat and will travel. What is the scoop on the geese? I heard something about Coffee Point, But seems like a difficult ride due to tides etc. Are there any other options for hunting geese here in Alaska?

Thanks for all help and information

Your fellow waterfowler
HC

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Irondog
Guest

10-04-2005 09:55
Sunny & Clear, Winds Calm – 30-34 Degrees – Ice
“WELL” RIC WE ARE STILL HUNTING ,AND MY BIRD COUNT IS QUICK ABIT LOWER THAN USUAL SO I HAVE NOT HAD MUCH TO WRITE ABOUT THIS YEAR SO FAR .THE BEST PART OF THE SEASON IS YET TO COME .THE WEATHER IS GOING TO START THE PUSH AND THE BIGGER BIRDS ARE GOING TO ARRIVE . GOOD LUCK IN THE SASK GRAIN FIELDS. THEY SAY A BOY CAN SEE HIS PUP RUN AWAY FROM HIM FOR MILES AND MILES IN THE FLAT FIELDS

IRONDOG

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Posted By:
Ric-Seward
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10-03-2005 22:27
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Well were still having pretty good weather up here still. Been seeing some cranes still hanging around so I imagine the geese are still here.
Headed to Wynyard Sask on Wed for 12 days of goose slaughtering and some band collecting. Good luck to anyone still hunting.

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Ric-Seward
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Delta 09-29-2005 19:09
Cloudy, Snow & Rain Mix – 40-45 Degrees
Well what a difference a day makes, yesterday I limited out on geese in no more than 15 minutes. Today heavy winds and snow and we only managed a loner. Geese still around got some new cranes in today, plus seen probably 100 swans between clearwater and the T River.
Gonna break out the duck decoys tomarrow and see what happens.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

09-27-2005 13:44
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Haven’t had much time to get on here lately. Last week was pretty slow not much for geese. New birds moved in on Wed but I went to Ketchikan(sp) and am not sure whats left around.
Have a possibility of some weather moving in today/tonight so I’ll be out tomarrow seeing if we have some new birds.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

Delta 09-19-2005 00:08
Cloudy, Occassional Rain Showers – 50-60 Degrees
Well over the last week we have had a good # of geese and cranes move in. Haven’t hunted or paid any attention to the duck #’s but for speaking for the geese it’s been pretty good.
Last week went well hoping this week is a replay.
take care and be safe….

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Taiga
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Minto Flats 09-11-2005 15:03
Cloudy, Snow & Rain Mix – -
Well, haven’t posted in a bit…opener was good. Lots of dumb brown ducks!!! And believe it or not Cranes and Geese like there haven’t been around in 3-4 years. Hunted again midweek last week and the hunting was good again with several large flocks of cranes and geese around. Ric…I’ll let you know when my partner and I are headed your way later this month or early next.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

Delta 09-09-2005 01:18
Cloudy, Light Rain & Drizzle – 50-60 Degrees
Well the last two days may be the toughest yet. Hunted hard with three geese to show for it. No new birds yet just locals and not many of them.
The swans and cranes started to arrive over the last 6 hours, so hopefully the Canadas aren’t far behind.
Seen probably 200 Specks pushing south today, they were high when they passed me so I assume they grouped up somwhere north or west.
Starting to see a fair # of quack quacks.
It’s still early and am just buying my time till the whitching hour arrives.
Have to go to Houston tomarrow, be back at noon on Sat will try the afternoon and see what that brings.
Good luck to everybody this wknd.

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Irondog
Guest

DELTA 09-06-2005 09:49
Cloudy, Occassional Rain Showers – 35-40 Degrees
HUNTED FOR THREE DAYS ONLY HAD THREE SETS OF BIRDS COME IN ON OUR SET HAS A MATTER OF FACT ONLY HAD THREE SETS OF BIRDS COMING CLOSE TO THE FIELD! WE SEEN A LOT OF BIRDS ARRIVING AROUND 9: 30 AND FLYING HIGH AND KEEP FLYING SOUTH.
TALK TO MY BUDDIES, THEY HUNTED FIELDS RECENTLY CUT AND
SAW FEW BIRDS IN FIELDS. SOME OF THE GUYS LEFT AND DID NOT STAY TO HUNT AFTER SCOUTING. I WONDER WERE ALL THE LOCAL BIRDS HAVE GONE IN THE LAST FEW YEARS.
IRONDOG

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Shines
Supporting Member

Cordova Mud Flats 09-05-2005 22:04
Cloudy, High Winds – 50-60 Degrees
Went out this weekend. Between Two of us shot a few pintails and 20 Teal. Made a nice little stirfry tonight.
Seeing alot of Geese just not when I am hunting.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

09-05-2005 12:58
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Haven’t really gotten going yet, hunted one day for geese. Have talked to a few guys with no real positives yet. It’s real early though and there are alot of birds still to the north and west.
Hope all had a safe wknd.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

08-30-2005 17:38
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Well here we go guys, a day and a wake up.. Hope everybody has there mid season gear pulled out, calling for a possibility of snow and cool temps for the wknd. Been at work since sun, usually see birds moving over head but nothing new has moved through in the last few days.
Let’s hear how everyone does when you get a chance to post. I’ll probably post again on sun when I get back to work.

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Ric-Seward
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08-28-2005 11:56
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Was out yesterday for the first time to take advantage of the subsistence hunting and seen probably 300 gesse. I don’t like to shoot in to the big flocks, especially this early in the year as it tends to push them out.
I had a lone speck and a pair of Canadas come in so it was a nice day.
Skybust not much for ducks right now but that is pretty typical. We have so much water you really have to do alot of scouting. They should start forming up in the clearwater shortly. Hope everybody has a good opener and be safe. Taiga let me know if you head down this way. later

Posted By:
skybust
Supporting Member

08-25-2005 20:38
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rick hows the duck numbers look up your way???

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aglore
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Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta 08-24-2005 22:46
Cloudy, Occassional Rain Showers – -
Geese are starting to flock together out here in Bethel. Will have to check into it further this weekend with a ride out on the tundra.

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Taiga
Guest

08-24-2005 17:15
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Ric….whats the subsistence effort been like…not meaning to get you started on that. Might see you on the Clearwater late season after Minto is done!!!

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Ric-Seward
Guest

08-22-2005 21:53
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Starting to see cranes and geese move in none of the fields are harvested yet, but it shouldn’t be long it has been pretty dry up here and most of all the grain is headed out and brown down about 6″ from the ground.

Posted By:
akduse
Guest

08-22-2005 20:16
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What are you seeing Ric???
I will give you a hollar to see what works out

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Ric-Seward
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08-21-2005 19:30
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Man with 10 days to go it has been awfully quiet around here, no more duck hunters in AK??
So that means I won’t see anybody up here in Delta come Sept 1 right??

Posted By:
Ric-Seward
Guest

08-08-2005 17:30
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Well were sitting less than a month out. Haven’t been on the water in about a month so I don’t have any scouting news yet.
Hope everyone is enjoying the end of their summer.

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Ric-Seward
Guest

07-05-2005 16:59
Cloudy, Occassional Rain Showers – 60-65 Degrees
Amen to that shines, the geese were here in the interior in decent numbers but they pushed through late and fast, mostly hunted locals until the end of the third week of Sept

[Edited By Ric-Seward on 2005-07-05 16:59]

Posted By:
Shines
Supporting Member

Cordova, AK 06-13-2005 20:25
Cloudy, Snow & Rain Mix – 25-30 Degrees – Ice
Killed a lot of Pintails this past year. Saw a lot of Mallards.
This summer we are seeing hundreds of Canadian Geese. I hope they are going to stick around for this coming season.

[Edited By Shines on 2005-07-01 00:41]

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