You know where I hunt. 01-10-2009 16:42
Sunny & Clear, Morning Fog – 0-10 Degrees – Ice
Cold sum biotch this morning. Not a lot flying. The birds are holding tight to their roosts. 3 flocks at first light, one single dropped into the deeks and stayed there. Later I moved up river and managed another goose and 2 golden eyes.
Only 2 weekends to go on this side of the hump.
Windsor 01-09-2009 18:15
Cloudy, High Winds – 30-34 Degrees – Ice
My Son and I hunted today. The geese flew very well and we had our limits by 10:00 a.m. They are still here and not well educated yet. Good Hunting.
Ruilson 01-03-2009 15:27
Cloudy, Snow Flurries – 25-30 Degrees – Open Water
Almost didn’t go out today, felt a little under the weather, so I got a late start.
I killed my first goose of the year at 8:32 then followed that about an hour later with a drake wigeon.
Not much was flying. Hardly any ducks to speak of. but I did have two more flocks of geese get a little too close checking my spread out and I shot a bird out of each group.
sedgwick co 12-30-2008 00:06
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Boys its easier than clubbing baby seals out here. New big fat and slow geese. Lots of new birds all weekend.
West of Rulison 12-28-2008 12:39
Cloudy, High Winds – Below Zero
Hunted Friday. Pretty miserable. Birds were holding tight on the river. My son and I split up and tried to jump shoot, hoping to push birds back and forth to each other.
The spot I jumped held about 300 geese and a equal amount of Golden eye,Gad walls and wigeon. I could have killed a limit of geese right off but because I didn’t want to take a chance on losing my dog to the ice and fast current I held my fire.
So I watched as they flew to my son. None really got close enough to shoot and by the time they circled back to me they were too high too.
We each took a position and waited for the ducks to return. He got 2 wigeons and a gaddy and I got a drake gaddy.
I haven’t been out since.
windsor 12-24-2008 18:32
Mostly Sunny, No Precipitation – 0-10 Degrees – Ice
hunted near kodak on sunday and shot a four man limit of geese in a few hours the birds seemed pretty fresh and wanting to work… also south of longmont is absolutely loaded with mallards and geese, fields holding a few thousand ducks and geese all over south of the town. the birds are here in force if it warms up there should be plenty to play with for awhile. Merry Christmas
Windsor 12-24-2008 11:44
Mostly Sunny, No Precipitation – 10-20 Degrees – Ice
Went out again yesterday, Tues. The predicted weather of cloudy and snow on the way, did not happen. However, I did have two flights come in. The first did two passes and left. I didn’t shoot because I thought they would make one last pass. The second flight a few hours later came right in and I took them as they were landing. Took me two shots to kill one goose. Lots of birds in the air.
Windsor 12-19-2008 09:51
Mostly Cloudy, No Precipitation – 25-30 Degrees – Ice
I went out Thursday. The morning was beautiful blue sky and no wind. Forecast was cloudy and 5 to 10 mph wind. No birds in the morning and only a few in the air.
Then, the clouds came in ahead of the storm. The sky filled with over 10,000 birds. It clouded up just before noon. By 12:30 I had my four geese. Birds were peeling off every flight and fighting to get into the decoys. While I was picking up, the dog and I had to keep chasing birds away.
I guess the big flights are here, with lots of young birds. Good Hunting
Debuque Canyon 12-14-2008 22:51
Cloudy, Snow Flurries – 25-30 Degrees – Ice
Change of pace. Went after ditch chickens. We put up 6 hens and 2 roosters. First rooster was on my buddy’s side and he missed. Second rooster came up between us and I had lost sight of my buddy and I had to hold my fire.
My no shots fired streak is still in tacked.
suck squared 12-14-2008 08:48
Mostly Cloudy, No Precipitation – 35-40 Degrees
Saw a sticker a year ago that said “friends don’t let friends hunt Barr Lake”. I think a similar decoration for Banner Lakes is in order. Have tried and trudged for both ducks and geese out there for the last time. Haven’t even fired a shot in 2 trips.
Lots of geese last weekend flying over a spread of 200 near Julesberg. Nothing decoyed though. Did have 5 whitetails crash my goose spread shortly after sunup. Where the hell were they in archery season??