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Monday, January 04, 2016


Got in a couple of hunts with my
buddy, Mike T.  My motor is in the
shop - yet again - this time with an
oil leak.

Mike has an airboat and a favorite
hunting spot.  It's not all that secret
because a lot of other hunters were
out there, but it could get a lot more
crowded if more folks knew about

We were hunting out of layout boats
that Mike brings along in the airboat.
It's a lot less strenuous than a lot of
the hunting I do.

The first time we went out, we both
limited.  Saturday, we went out again
and there were a lot fewer ducks flying
than on the previous Tuesday and not
just reduced by the twelve we took.

Still we managed to drop 8.  One
of which gotten eaten by a gator.  I
went through a lot of shells, but most
of them were trying to break up
some cripples.  It's tough to hit
one when both you and the duck
are at water level.

And it was all ringers, all the