Big Spreads and Happy Hunters

This post will be left short and sweet to let a future film tell the story.

We’re coming up on the final push. We are 3 months in and there are only a few weeks left in the season. Garrett and Jake had been watching a couple fields and one in particular had a great hide and plenty of geese. After a few phone calls, we had a plan to take advantage of the large hedge row and get 8 guys out in the field.

We had hunted the same field earlier in the year, but the fog caused a lot of problems for us. With another clear morning forecasted, our only fear was that the same thing would happen again.

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Everyone sat in the blinds scanning the skyline, waiting for that first flock to head our way. The birds must of snoozed their alarm a few times, because they showed up about 30 minutes late.

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Dakota was as patient as ever. Watching birds in our decoys, I can only imagine what was going through his head. “Come on guys! What’s the hold up?”

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Small flocks of Tavs and Lessers were the name of the game and a welcomed change from sorting through cacklers to finish out limits.

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With a large spread of DSD’s and a great hide, they had no problem setting down feet first into our decoys.

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With one goose left for a full limit, the typical conversation came up, “is it really worth it?”. The main flight was over, so we decided that with a good day under our belt and plenty of heavy straps we would pack up and head to the check station.

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