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My list

mallard

black duck

spoony

gadwall

widgeon

pintail

green winged

blue winged

cinnimon teal

woody

redhead

ringneck

bluebill

bufflehead

goldeneye

ruddy

common merganser

coot

Canada

Ross

Snow

Speck

Ive never shot a Canvasback, YET!

My favorite duck would have to be a Pintail, plus they are the best to eat, IMO.

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mallard

wood duck

shoveler

gwt

bwt

wigeon

pintail

gadwall

redhead

ringneck

canvasback

bluebill

bufflehead

ruddy

common merganser

hooded merganser

canada

My favorite duck has to be the wigeon, cant wait to harvest a beauty to get put on the wall

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mallard

spoony

gadwall

widgeon

pintail

green winged

blue winged

woody

redhead

ringneck

bluebill

bufflehead

goldeneye

ruddy

hooded merganser

red breasted meganser

canvasback

coot

Canada

lesser canada

Snow

I think that's it. Never shot a cinnamon teal. I've never even seen one.

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my list consists of

mallard

gw teal

bw teal

canvasback

bufflehead

shoveler

widgeon

woodduck

blackduck

ringneck

bluebill

redhead

goldeneye

hooded merganser

common merganser

ruddy

coot

canadian honker

kackler

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mallard

woodduck

bw teal

gw teal

ringneck

gadwall

hooded merganser

coot

canada

not many different kinds of ducks because im only 16 and have only been duck hunting for about 3 years but this year i hope to shoot alot of different types of birds

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Canada Goose

Eagle Head Blue Goose

Snow Goose

Mallard

Woodduck

Wigeon

Blue Wing Teal

Green Wing Teal

Ringneck

Common Merganser

Hooded Merganser

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Mallard

Gadwall

Widgeon

Black Duck

GW Teal

BW Teal

Wood Duck

Pintail

Ringneck

Bluebill

Redhead

Common Merganser

Hooded Merganser

Goldeneye

Bufflehead

Canadian

Lesser

Brandt

Snow

Never had a shot at a can, but would've loved to have had one. Widgeon is by far my favorite duck. Second would be the mallard, when the big fat Canadian birds come down late season!

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mallard

wood duck

shoveler

gwt

bwt

goldeneye

black duck

wigeon

pintail

gadwall

redhead

ringneck

canvasback

bluebill (greater and lesser)

bufflehead

coot

merganser (common and hooded)

greater canada

lesser canada

cackler

I would put the pintail up for the ultimate bonus this year as you cant shoot ne cans

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mallard

spoonbill

black duck

gadwall

widgeon

pintail

green winged teal

blue winged teal

cinnamon teal

wood duck

redhead

ringneck

greater scaup

lesser scaup

bufflehead

goldeneye

common merganser

hooded merganser

Barrow's goldeneye

canvasback

coot

giant Canada

greater Canada

lesser Canada

cackling goose

snow goose

blue goose

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anyone ever shot a red breasted merganser?

they seem to be a cool looking duck

not that I remember ne how I would think they would be chasing the commons down but never see em migrating maybe thier night fliers

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GWT

BWT

Woodduck

Gadwall

Pintail

Widgeon

Mallard

Canvasback

Spoonbill

Redhead

Ruddy Duck

Ringbill

Bluebill

Bufflehead

Hooded Merg

Common Merg

Coot

Greater Canadian

Lesser Candian

Blue Goose

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My list

mallard

black duck

spoony

gadwall

widgeon

pintail

green winged

blue winged

cinnimon teal

woody

redhead

ringneck

bluebill

bufflehead

goldeneye

ruddy

common merganser

coot

Canada

Ross

Snow

Speck

I would have the same list, but I would remove the Ross and Speck Goose and the Cinnamon Teal. I guess I have never shot a common merganser either, but have shot a hooded merganzer.

I have shot a canvasback, but it has been quite a few years. Also, have shot a blue goose...but isn't that the same as a snow goose?

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mallard

blue wing teal

green wing teal

wood duck

red head

pintail

hooded merganser

black duck

canvasback

ring bill

gadwall

widgeon

ruddy

spoonbill

coot

and yes I shot and ate a snipe once

lesser canadian goose

greater canadian goose

snow goose

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Mallard

Blue Wing Teal

Green Wing Teal

Pintail

Gadwall

Woodduck

Canvasback

Redhead

Scaup (Blue Bill)

Goldeneye

Ringbill

Common Merganser

Common Eider

Surf Scoter

Long Tail (Old Squaw)

Bufflehead

Spoonie

Canada Goose

Blue Goose

My trophy will be when I get to shoot a blackduck. I dream at night of harvesting a nice blackduck to put on my wall.

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mallard

black duck

spoony

gadwall

widgeon

pintail

green winged

blue winged

cinnimon teal

wood duck

redhead

canvasback

ringneck

bluebill (greater and lessor)

bufflehead

goldeneye

ruddy

common merganser

hooded merganser

coot

Sea Scoter

Canada

Ross

Snow

Blue

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My trophy will be when I get to shoot a blackduck. I dream at night of harvesting a nice blackduck to put on my wall.

If I was smart iwould have mounted the black duck I shot, also some of the cinnimon teal, sprigs, spoony drakes and other stuff I shot when I was in southern calif. I do have the world record size green winged teal mounted! Shot it at the Salton Sea in far southern calif.

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I have shot all of mine in MN...all in the central part of the state.

Snipe are good to eat. So are hooded merganzers.

The best ducks to eat (in my opinion) are the Greater and Lesser Scaups (bluebills).

The smartest ducks? I would say the Goldeneye.

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I disagree as far as the Goldeneye being smart. I've always thought ther are very easy to decoy.

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Really? I found them hard to come in and decoy.

Woodducks seem to come in to anything. I believe that is why antique wooden woodduck decoys are worth the most...as no one made or ordered woodduck decoys...and they came in to any decoy you had set out.

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Mallard

black duck

spoon bill

pintail

widgeon

gadwell

green wing,blue wing, and cinnimon teal

wood duck

red head

canvas back

ruddy duck

greater and lesser scaup

ring bill

buffel head

golden eye

common merganser

hooded merganser

coots

moore hens (mud hens)

canada goose, greater, lesser, alutian

brandt

snow goose

ross goose

blue goose

The only thing I have yet to harvest is a mountable pintail drake.

shot alot that looked good hanging over the decoys, but never that perfect mounter. Maybe next week, leaving for saskatchewan on satuuday morning. really hard to concentrate on work right now.

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c,mon guys coots arent ducks thier target practice if you havent shot one your lyin

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