Yesterday was our first guided hunters in Marshall. One field shot 29 and zero. Loads of snow geese migrated into the area yesterday. Today we have three fields. Just to clarify. Those hunting March 1 will be hunting in Marshall Missouri for your entire hunt. For those hunting Wednesday March 3 or later. You will […]
We have to make a plan to make the transition from down south to Mound City. With all of the weather issues, where we hunt on March 5th is where we are going to be hunting until March 21. There can be only one place for and it has to be Mound City. While the […]
Finally we found lots of birds. We are going to run a couple groups that couldn’t move back. Lot of snow geese migrating today. We were not hunting Mound City but plan to by next Friday. Those hunting Monday through Thursday will be notified as to where to meet. I would tell everybody where we […]
Its 3:45am and we are headed south to an area that we believe is holding a good numbers of snow geese. I was able to make contact with all but one of the groups of hunters that are coming in through Feb 28. I plan of be running snow goose hunts this weekend. We have […]
This is turning out to be very interesting weather this year. I have been thinking back and I can’t remember a year where we have not had a good number of snow geese within a reasonable distance of Mound City by now. Today two truckloads of guide drove all day looking for a large concentration […]
Today there was a small migration of snow geese. We saw several thousand snows that appear to be using the river to roost at night. We set a spread this morning finishing about 11 am. Hunted a couple hours during mid day and shot a couple. There is a small area of open water on […]
Today was the first day we have seen snows in the Mound City area. Getting lots of reports of bird moving up to just south of us. Long range forecast for the upcoming weekend looks good.
I have decided to postpone hunts Feb 19-21 due to low bird numbers and poor weather conditions. Now before everybody hunting Feb 26-28 starts calling…breath…we have 10 days. The difference between 0 and 200,000 birds can be a few hours and we have a few days. This isn’t our first rodeo. If there is issues […]
Old man winter keeps hanging around this year. With less than a week until our first snow goose hunts are suppose to start it isn’t looking too promising that we will be hunting in Mound City. We will be heading down on Sunday. Monday we will scout areas a couple hours south to see if […]
Today I have gotten several phone calls from Texas, Southern Illinois, and Southern Missouri. All have one thing in common. Snows geese are migrating north. We were in NW Missouri over the weekend and saw a very small number of snow geese. There is still snow on the ground but the good thing is there […]
Today is the first day of the Conservation Order 2010. Our first guided snow goose hunts are Feb 19. If you are going to the Iowa Duck Calling contest in Burlington, IA this weekend I’ll be there at the Deadly Decoy™ booth. Stop by and chat.