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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







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TheGreat318
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West of Bossier
Member since Feb 2012
1024 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
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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
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?


0 and ive killed thousands...had 4 killed with me





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Clyde Tipton
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Planet Earth
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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
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Member since May 2011
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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
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?


Mallard drake
Mottled duck
Snow goose 19 years old or older
spec with band and collar






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GREENHEAD22
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LafayettebywayofBush
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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.





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tigerfoot
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Alexandria
Member since Sep 2006
19066 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
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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
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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
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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
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?


Never killed a banded bird but have caught several tagged reds and specks.





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hardhead
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stinky bayou
Member since Jun 2009
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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






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Huntinguy
Member since Mar 2011
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re: How many banded ducks have you killed?


Most of mine were killed in south Catahoula and south Concordia.





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Rize
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Baton Rouge
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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





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drakeT1217
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Member since Jun 2010
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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.





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choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
Member since Jun 2006
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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...







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jmkidder
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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
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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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