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#1 Bear1cat

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:13 pm

Hi Guys,
As title could do with some advice.
Me and my shooting buddy have been asked to clear some Canada geese that are being a problem.
We normally shoot pigeons, crows, etc so don't know a lot about geese.
They are using a body of water and creating a lot of mess in areas used by people. Though this area is private not public.
I know we can't use lead and the general license terms.
What is the best time of day and tactics to get to them?
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#2 leslie harold gedge

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Posted 10 March 2014 - 02:33 pm

go an watch them coming in to feed and thats the best spot to take them out.and 2 hours before dark for there last feed.i like the morning flights make sure you stay still in the hide wait till the last second before you shoot.good luck bud

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Posted 10 March 2014 - 02:36 pm

 

go an watch them coming in to feed and thats the best spot to take them out.and 2 hours before dark for there last feed.i like the morning flights make sure you stay still in the hide wait till the last second before you shoot.good luck bud

 go an watch them coming in to feed and thats the best spot to take them out.and 2 hours before dark for there last feed.i like the morning flights make sure you stay still in the hide wait till the last second before you shoot.good luck bud.pm me your number if you want a chat

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:20 am

Thanks for that.
Observation is always the key eh.
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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:22 am

Oh, another question. Can you use dead geese as decoys like pigeons? If so how do you set them up?
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Posted 12 March 2014 - 06:31 pm

yes you can we use them mix them in with your decoys i put a y shape stick about 2 ft to hold there heads up face in differant direction.sticks cut from hedges are spot on.also dont put a sentry at the back they go to the sides and front.hope it helps you bud

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 08:51 pm

hi bear1cat - take my advice & you'll end up with bags like these to impress your farmers. happy shooting bud

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#8 Bear1cat

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 09:31 am

Holy #@&#!!
I thought wildfowling was about small bags.
Looks like you had a proper fun day there :)

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 04:51 pm

I thought wildfowling was about small bags.


It is. What your talking about is pest control and goose shooting
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Posted 15 March 2014 - 01:09 pm

Canadas are a little different to other geese, most are used to people and are not as easily spooked. Not as good to eat either



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Posted 20 March 2014 - 10:09 am

All this is starting to get me interested in wildfowling. Been talking to KWCA. Looks like I'll be joining :)

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Posted 20 March 2014 - 10:12 am

Leslie, I like your advice and you helpful attitude.
Thank you buddy.
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Posted 20 March 2014 - 10:50 am

nothing wrong with canada geese, I think they taste great

 

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Posted 20 March 2014 - 11:04 pm

hi stubby all geese are nice to eat some better than others.its how they get cooked.bud



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Posted 20 March 2014 - 11:54 pm

Leslie, I like your advice and you helpful attitude.
Thank you buddy.

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