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Goodrich area duck hunting?

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Couple young dudes in the family think they are heading to The Goodrich NoDak area for some duck hunting in potholes and sloughs. Any general comments about the area or suggestions. I told them I'd ask.

But they generally don't trust people my age anyway!!!Ha!

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I have an aunt and uncle that live in that area and they have people up every year for hunting from various locations and they always come back, so it must be fairly good. I don't chase waterfowl so I can't tell you any specific spots, but that's a real good area if you into that sort of thing and it shouldn't be hard to find places to hunt. There is a lot of PLOTS (Private Land Open To Sportsman) land in that area too, so it would serve them well to pick up a free copy of the PLOTs map book before heading out.

With the amount of rain they got this year the potholes should have water in them and be that much better this fall.

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I've hunted and scouted that area a fair amount since moving to Bismarck 2 years ago. Pretty much everything private is posted. Permission is obtainable but there is a fair amount of pressure in that area and it can be tough to be the first to ask sometimes in my experience. Also got turned down on a field last year right next to Goodrich because Charles Snapp was up filming for waterfowler TV and they wanted to save it for him. Like was said, there is quite a bit of PLOTS land near there and with the wet conditions this year it shouldn't be too hard to find some ducks if you aren't picky.

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