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#3177706 - 02/27/13 08:02 AM Dry Field Hunting
Buckhunter10
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I have access to a field right off the TN river across from one of the refuges. It has an old pit in it but it is a dry field. Does anyone know of any success dry field hunting over that way for ducks? I figured I could get some geese in there on occasion. Any input would be great!
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#3177931 - 02/27/13 10:53 AM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Buckhunter10]
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Lots of decoys, in my experience. Robos are about a must in nearly all dry field situations, but I'd be sure to have them wired to the pit for easy on/off for when the geese are flying. I'd be sure the field is in corn or at least winter wheat.

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#3177970 - 02/27/13 11:23 AM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Bullfrog]
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Ok, I believe the field is in corn and has two small ponds to the rear of the pit. How many decoys are you thinking? I believe I have access to 200 full body canadas already
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#3178060 - 02/27/13 12:25 PM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Buckhunter10]
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That's a good start..and fullbody's will definitely help make a difference. It's hard to say how many you need total. I'd add as many shells on stakes as I could..for motion. We just picked up over 1200 off a place that adjoins the refuge, but that doesn't mean every place will need that many. I'd personally go no less than 5 to 600. Does your field have a tree line seperating it and the water? Having ducks actually fly over your place is the main thing, or all the decoys that money can buy won't matter.
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#3178095 - 02/27/13 01:09 PM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Bullfrog]
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No they ponds are about 40 yards from the pit at the most with field all around it. I have not hunted the area before but I assumed being that close just south of the refuge should be a pretty good area
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#3178098 - 02/27/13 01:12 PM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Buckhunter10]
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The river, not the ponds, is what I was referring to
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#3178101 - 02/27/13 01:14 PM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Bullfrog]
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off one end yes but out in front you can see the river...about 200 yards away from the river or so i would guess
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#3178197 - 02/27/13 02:39 PM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Buckhunter10]
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You've always got a chance as long as there's birds over you
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#3178422 - 02/27/13 06:00 PM Re: Dry Field Hunting [Re: Bullfrog]
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Which refuge is if next to, that could have a impact on how many birds are in the area
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