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    One thing not mentioned yet, when hunting in...

    One thing not mentioned yet, when hunting in groups (because it seems I generally have the only dog and group hunts involve friends who are out for social time and not hardcore hunting, but want to...
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    And not just the gloves, but maybe you have on a...

    And not just the gloves, but maybe you have on a different/bulkier coat or vest, or lanyard with your dog remote, etc. Anything that could possibly affect or interfere with the mounting of your gun,...
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    Stick with it. Reading your posts, it sounds...

    Stick with it. Reading your posts, it sounds like you've got the passion. I would somewhat consider myself an adult onset hunter as well. Grew up fishing a ton, never hunting. Moved to South...
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    I slide it off as I am mounting it while the bird...

    I slide it off as I am mounting it while the bird flushes. I also hunt behind a flusher. As others mentioned, I also "practice mounting/sighting/visioning shooting a bird" at the start of the day. ...
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    Ended my season yesterday. Tried a new (to me)...

    Ended my season yesterday. Tried a new (to me) slough area and managed to get one, and tried a few other sloughs were I saw a few that flushed wild, but none that presented a shot. Started the year...
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    I can't recall the source (possibly Pheasants...

    I can't recall the source (possibly Pheasants Forever article?), nor am I going to research it. But a few years ago I read an article about hen/rooster ratios. Basically, you need 10% of the...
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    I'm going to piggy-back a report onto this thread...

    I'm going to piggy-back a report onto this thread as well.

    Mid-November I hunted south central area of SD and had one of the most successful hunting trips I've had, a mix of public and small...
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    Thanks for the replies. Like I said, won't be...

    Thanks for the replies. Like I said, won't be going this year. Just trying to learn a few things so someday when everything aligns just right, most importantly the NE weather, that I can make a...
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    Being a midwest guy and knowing absolutely...

    Being a midwest guy and knowing absolutely nothing about California nor pheasants in CA. Are these wild birds? On public or private land?
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    Thanks for the replies, appreciate it! More so...

    Thanks for the replies, appreciate it! More so just looking into educating myself a bit about the area. Won't be taking a trip to NE this year, but would like to start adding it late season some of...
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    I hunt quite a few cattails but have generally...

    I hunt quite a few cattails but have generally found that the huge parcels that are a "never ending sea of cattails" generally don't produce the greatest. There is just too much cover for the birds,...
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    [QUOTE=Goosemaster;254425] I know the public...

    I know the public spot you are talking about, one of my late season favorites.
    It doesn't always hold half a dozen highly educated birds - One time I shot 3 uneducated ones in it that flushed at...
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    Late season NE Pheasants

    Have never hunted NE, and won't this year. But one of these years I would like to take advantage of their later season. This is more of an educational/daydreaming post as I try to educate myself for...
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    If you paid, and the group of 16 the next weekend...

    If you paid, and the group of 16 the next weekend is also paying, then it is probably in the wrong of the guide. He needs to allow more time for the land to rest between groups. The few times I do...
  15. For a reasonably priced ($200ish?) upland boot. ...

    For a reasonably priced ($200ish?) upland boot. The Danner Pronghorn has treated me well. Comfortable to walk in all day prairie, mostly waterproof. However, I have pretty much switched full time...
  16. Completely agree. I have great local hunts here...

    Completely agree. I have great local hunts here in Minnesota and have a number of public land opportunities within a 5-30 mile radius of my home. Plus tons more if I want to drive a few hours...
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    Good enough of a general area for me, thanks!...

    Good enough of a general area for me, thanks! Would love to get a chicken someday. Got my first ever Sharpie this fall in the south central part of the state, really wasn't expecting it and seeing a...
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    Mail me a 6 pack of PBR and I will see what info...

    Mail me a 6 pack of PBR and I will see what info I can find for you. Just an FYI... usually driving 72 Fords in Montana also work at getting access to good wild bird populations.
  19. I am 29 years old. I am not sure if I am...

    I am 29 years old. I am not sure if I am offended or happy that you think I am from the older generation. I think happy, they have learned a lot over the years and provide valuable insight into...
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    My fault for not wording it better. I don't want...

    My fault for not wording it better. I don't want any location (which I stated), more so just a curious question if there are indeed prairie chickens east river? I've always thought of them west...
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    I think there's a few different ideas of a...

    I think there's a few different ideas of a trained dog here.... Will a dog with a good pedigree, prey drive, consistent exposure to birds (preferably wild) beginning at a young age, proper exposure...
  22. I think it is a little embarrassing that a forum...

    I think it is a little embarrassing that a forum like this, probably some of the more dedicated upland hunters there are, are questioning PF.
    1. PF has done a ton for public land, while I can't...
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    I would let the weather and snow depth dictate...

    I would let the weather and snow depth dictate where you will go, with the option of keeping the entire state open. Not sure where you are traveling from, but if you are already traveling several...
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    Nice report, always fun to read detailed ones...

    Nice report, always fun to read detailed ones like that and daydream or reminisce about my own trips or similar stories. Don't want you to give out any exact locations, but I am curious where you...
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    Generally speaking, nothing beats the first good...

    Generally speaking, nothing beats the first good snowfall of the year. So I took the day off work on Nov. 27 and headed out to public land in our of South Central MN area. First spot I put up 11...
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