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Anyone looking for someone to hunt with

Started by Duncan. Last reply by kenneth Griffiths Dec 5, 2018. 2 Replies

Anyone interested in hunting sea ducks around the Avalon.  I have a boat and everything needed but finding someone willing and able to go with me is a bit of a challenge some times.  Tomorrow morning…Continue

Sea Ducks

Started by Duncan. Last reply by Peter Emberley Jul 5, 2017. 3 Replies

I have a new boat, motor, Browning Maxus, and decoys and am all ready to go come open season for ducks but have no idea where to go. I live in CBS and would appreciate it if someone could give me…Continue

Ragged cove bird hunting.

Started by Ryan stacey. Last reply by Peter Emberley Oct 6, 2016. 1 Reply

Anyone ever hunted around ragged cove in witless bay?

Hounds

Started by Tim Goodyear. Last reply by Peter Emberley Dec 5, 2015. 6 Replies

What is the correct name for the sea duck that we call Hounds?Continue

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Comment by Rich Reeves on January 17, 2010 at 11:33am
There were a few birds moving back and forth, if the decoys were out I think they would have came in for a look. I'm using Black Cloud 3 1/2 inch #2, BB and BBB. If they come in range I should be able to drop them, well if my shooting is on. LOL
Comment by Edward Smith on January 17, 2010 at 11:07am
Hey Rich, your spread laout didn't work out either hey. No worries,hopefully we'll both get it straight before the season ends, LOL. see many birds? we are seeing them but they are too far away. got two to come close but still outside shooting range, just barely though. what type of ammo do you use? I'm using winchester dry-lock long range (steel). well good luck on your next trip. Anybody have any success yet with the Eiders?
Comment by Rich Reeves on January 17, 2010 at 8:56am


We tried setting decoys from shore yesterday and never had any luck at all. We were next to the open Atlantic and she has no mercy :) I tried walking out with waders (shallow beach area) and you talk about difficult. The pulley we used kept getting twisted and we didn't have enough weight to keep it set. I'm thinking a heavy weight (small brick?) tied to a bleach bottle (10 ' rope between them, rope longer depending on area), then a long rope (threw the handle) used to pull the decoys out to the the bleach bottle.
Here are some pictures, it wasn't productive lol.
Comment by Edward Smith on January 9, 2010 at 6:46pm
Need some help!! Can anyone explain the process to set eider decoys when hunting from shore (no boat). I tried today, but all I got was a tangled mess and No distance. What am I doing wrong? Ed
Comment by Peter Emberley on December 30, 2009 at 12:56am
I haven't been out there in a while but Western Bay was always full of what we call sea ducks. Through the binos we could count hundreds.
Comment by Edward Smith on December 17, 2009 at 4:08pm
When hunting Eiders, do you make your own decoys or buy them?
Comment by Stefan Davis on December 3, 2009 at 12:27am
I drive through it to get home (St. Anthony area.) Usually see a few geese on the bogs, have never hunted around there though. Should definitely be a good trip for you guys.
Comment by Edward Smith on December 2, 2009 at 11:22pm
Cool, Next year my hunting buddy and I are heading on a week long hunting trip accross the island. Hoping to do some in central, Northern peninsula, and around the Stephenville area. I only know the St. paul's area For hunting up on the Northern Peninsula. have you hunted there?
Comment by Stefan Davis on December 2, 2009 at 11:18pm
I do the majority of the hunting on the Northern Peninsula, but I doubt you're gonna want to drive 12 hours, haha. Conception Bay always has a lot of Eiders, and out around Carbonear is pretty decent too I'm told.
Comment by Edward Smith on December 2, 2009 at 10:52pm
Cool Thanks. Any idea of which part of the province is best? I live on the avalon, any ideas about here? no need to give away any secrets, LOL. And Thanks for joining this site! I created cause I love duck hunting and was wondering if there were others like me here on the Island. Ed
 

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