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Hunted WI Northern opener today on the WI River in Portage County. Spent most of the night out on the water. Hunting was tough, a lot of people, not a great number of birds, and really hot sunny weather.

Had two mallards in the first hour, that ended up being it for my hunting partner and I for the day. Only other shot chance was at some passing woodies, missed. Talking to other guys it was much of the same,some woodies in the backwaters sloughs and that's about it. A friends group ended up with 1 Canvasback for the day...slow.

Mostly saw mallards and woodies, with a few other birds including the cans, ringnecks, and geese.

Be back at it tomorrow.

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2 more this morning. One mallard, one shoveler. Very few ducks moving around. Going to change it up and hunt the mead tommorrow now that the weekend crowd should be gone.

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Hunted every day this week besides today. Things were slow. Hunted the mead or the river all week. We would shoot a few every day but nothing great. Species killed since my last report include bluebills, woodies, teal, ringnecks, and widgeon.

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Anyone been hunting the area? I am surprised there aren't more reports, as this is a pretty fun area to hunt. I'll be headed to Point tommorrow for some duck hunting this weekend. Drop me a line if you're interested.

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Things were pretty slow when I was down there. The warm weather didn't help. got a few mallards but that was it. Had some cans working one morning so that was kinda neat. Might head back down there next week

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