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blkhawktiger
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?

Weird TClayboy,

1 band from Ross' Goose this past January...... In Thornwell



TheGreat318
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West of Bossier
Member since Feb 2012
1098 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
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NWLA hunters should be seeing quite a few more bands if the refuge keeps up what they have been doing. We have gotten 3 in the last 2 seasons. Im not sure if they are only banding woodies there, or different species


We hunted the RR Refuge down around Grand Bayou a bunch one season...maybe 2005ish? We kept on killing banded birds and couldn't figure out why. I think we killed like 4 or 5 in one week.

We did our part for science by calling them in and learning that they were all banded like 2 miles to the North of where we were...and about a week before.

The bands still look good on a lanyard though! For what its worth, the ones we killed were mainly teal and greys...don't recall any woodies.


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LouisianaChessie
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since May 2010
2487 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
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Had a good friend kill a pair of Specklebellies that were banded with consecutive numbers.

Seems like I remember reading about this somewhere


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Dale Doubak
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Somewhere
Member since Jan 2012
2504 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
0 and ive killed thousands...had 4 killed with me


Clyde Tipton
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Planet Earth
Member since Dec 2007
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
I wonder where it was banded? Have you found out yet?

I killed mine in January of 1995...


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DirtyMikeandtheBoys
USA Fan
Member since May 2011
11054 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
0 for me also never killed a greenhead before SE LA sucks, but I will change that this season.

1 killed while I was there. Full plume hooded merganser w/ band.


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ISmellMischief
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Jodie's House
Member since Jan 2013
752 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
Mallard drake
Mottled duck
Snow goose 19 years old or older
spec with band and collar


GREENHEAD22
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LafayettebywayofBush
Member since Nov 2009
9371 posts
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
A blue wing in Jonesville, didn't even recognize it and another hunter got it.


tigerfoot
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Alexandria
Member since Sep 2006
21127 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
4 mallards
2 woodies
1 tree duck


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AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
Member since Oct 2003
41070 posts
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
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Snow goose 19 years old or older
The banded snow I killed was really old. Forget exactly how old though.


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gorillacoco
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Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2009
3641 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
0 so far, but i've only been duck hunting for 1 yr. you guys are making me jealous.


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BigHoss
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Offshore
Member since Apr 2010
2789 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
1

Blue wing teal
4 year old from north dakota


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Motorboat
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At the camp
Member since Oct 2007
13678 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
Never killed a banded bird but have caught several tagged reds and specks.


hardhead
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stinky bayou
Member since Jun 2009
5233 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
i have caught two banded reds and one was caught with the guy who banded it in the same spot he banded it a year before


I also killed 12 banded pheasents and about a million banded pigeons


Huntinguy
Member since Mar 2011
534 posts
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
Most of mine were killed in south Catahoula and south Concordia.


Rize
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2011
2272 posts
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
I've been duck hunting for 16 or 17 years and have never killed a banded bird


drakeT1217
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Member since Jun 2010
465 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
My band killing comes and goes. Had killed 2 by the time I was 15. Had a dry streak till I was about 20 and killed 4 or 5 in 3 years. Haven't killed another in 4 years and haven't hunted less than 40 days any of those 4 years.


choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
Member since Jun 2006
13799 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
I had 11.. on a lanyard.... that I lost in late 80s.... 8 were mine 3 were grand paws.... 5 mallards 2 canvasbacks and a woodie... other three were two woodies and a mallard...


since I started over in 89.... banded snow, mallard and woodie.. also 4 banded woodcock...



jmkidder
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lafayette
Member since Sep 2005
218 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
0 and have killed close to 1000 birds, hunt in south la mostly.

Talked to a guy few months back that had shot a doubled banded mallard in a pond behind his house. Said that is prob 1 of 20 or so ducks he has ever killed. He put duck in his freezer to have mounted and his dad threw it away while cleaning out freezer not knowing what it was. I was sick when I heard the story.


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jsmoke222000
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Lake Charles
Member since Oct 2007
4348 posts

re: How many banded ducks have you killed?
I killed 3 banded birds. 1 mallard drake, 1 greenwing teal & 1 speckled belly goose.

I also used to tag fish for about 3 years. I caught one of the reds I tagged in the same exact spot where I had released it after tagging about 6 months later.

I caught a tagged red snapper when I was offshore about 6 months ago too.


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