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    What a terrible season for me! Been out many evenings on ponds, but not even a shot fired. Went to my mate's "guaranteed" pond. He's been feeding them all season and watching them arrive every evening, and still nothing. He thinks I'm cursed!


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    My night shoot ponds haven't been flash lately.Day time stalk shud get a few bfore our seasoin ends!
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    First parry for the season
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    Bo retrieving mallard drake from the creek
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    "Thats not a knife, this is a knife"
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    CFD

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    Got another mallard drake,sky full of feathers.
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    Drake was munted.But good feed off yesterdays birds.
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    "Thats not a knife, this is a knife"
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    CFD

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    Took Bo over to the big pond,shot a double on the eel infested pond.
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    "Thats not a knife, this is a knife"
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    CFD

    tps://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?iso=20180505T00&p0=264&msg=Dundees+Countdo wn+to+Gamebird+Season+2018&font=cursive

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    Finished work early Bo and I made it to the big pond before dark.He retrieved another drake just on dark.
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    "Thats not a knife, this is a knife"
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    CFD

    tps://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?iso=20180505T00&p0=264&msg=Dundees+Countdo wn+to+Gamebird+Season+2018&font=cursive

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    Redemption!

    Last night of the season with my duck hunting buddy. We planned to walk up a creek, then sit and wait on a puddle at sunset.

    After a quad bike ride and a long walk, we got to the creek. Not much happened for a while, then I saw my mate shoulder his shotgun and got ready. He took a shot at a fast moving duck 50 metres away. He's a good shot, but it was a bit ambitious and he missed. Strangely the duck came around a second time. I got two shots off, the first missed, the second resulted in a puff of feathers, but the bird kept on going. Always annoying, but at least we had some action.

    After that, we settled by the puddle. There were a lot of birds in the sky and mate did a great job of calling them in without a caller. First bird came in hard and fast and I got him, a fat mallard drake, my first. A little while later, a pair of greys came in, I took the hen and my mate took the drake.

    We had plenty of opportunities to shoot paradise shelducks, but we agreed to leave them alone and concentrate on our target species. Good end to the season!

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    What a blast! The end of 2018 duck season has finished.New pup Bo joined me for the last week.Next year he will be fully trained.
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    My youngest son and I were out for the final frontier.
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    Another drake for the table.
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    Dog on the quad is "Ace"
    Think there were only three birds this season that went to the eels.
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    "Thats not a knife, this is a knife"
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
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