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KerryLuft

this morning, 7:45 a.m.

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Brooktrout

C&S makes some awesome calls! He's from near where I do most of my goose hunting! Awesome guy too!

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KerryLuft

Took a while, but here's the finished product: 

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dogrunner

Nice any info on the Goose?

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KerryLuft
31 minutes ago, dogrunner said:

Nice any info on the Goose?

 

Scroll up.  About a year old, hen, banded in Manitoba.

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charlo slim
19 minutes ago, KerryLuft said:

 

Scroll up.  About a year old, hen, banded in Manitoba.

 

Great memento and call there.  

Something dawned on me when I read through this whole thread again.  If those were resident geese (highly likely, in that the adult was banded nearby), then there is a very good chance that the yearling bird was a molt migrant when it was banded in Manitoba.....  returned home in autumn..... and...... THWACK!  Wound up adorning your very nice bejeweled call.  

 

 

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KerryLuft

Charlo, the younger bird was deemed too young to fly when banded in Manitoba in 2015.  The adult was definitely a resident bird.

 

We shoot both residents and MVP geese here; the MVP geese used to go all the way to Cairo/Horseshoe Lake but these days don't often get that far.

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charlo slim

Well crap.... nothing like some good data to ruin a perfectly good theory!! :(

 

 

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