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Ardent hunter has blind ambition to bag ducks

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On a recent weekday, waterfowl hu louis vuitton outlet nter Kent Contreras was bubbling with optimism for his coming weekend hunt along the Pend Oreille River.

At least a couple of thousand ducks and geese had been packing into a riverside slough to which he had exclusive access.

But all of his preparations couldn’t overcome clear skies and plunging temperatures that settled into the region. The night before his hunt, ducks wer louis vuitton outlet e still packed into a portion of the slough, bobbing and churning with their feet to keep a large area ice free.

But when the diehard waterfowler showed up in the dark last

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At least a couple of thousand ducks and geese had been packing into a riverside slough to which he had exclusive access.

But all of his preparations couldn’t overcome clear skies and plunging temperatures that settled into the region. The night before his hunt, ducks were still packed into a portion of the slough, bobbing and churning with their feet to keep a large area ice free.

But when the diehard waterfowler showed up in the dark last Saturday morning, the cold snap had finally forced the ducks and geese to pack their bags and relocate to open water on the main river. Four nights of temperatures in the teens had sealed the slough with a cap of ice.

This misfortune might have sent hunters with fixed blinds or pits back home for a TV football weekend. The ground was frozen, and digging a pit was out of the question. The grass in this area had been grazed and building a makeshift blind would be difficult.

Nevertheless, Contreras and his Labrador retriever, Tank, were as free as vagabonds to seek another hunting site.

Pulling a trailer full of decoys, he motored to the river on his ATV and sought a decent spot where there was a bit louis vuitton outlet of cover and not too much ice along the water’s edge. Wearing insulated waders, he set out several dozen goose and duck decoys on shore and in the water.

Then, with less than 30 minute louis vuitton outlet s before shooting time, he unpacked his ace in the hole an Avery Outdoors layout blind that required all of 3 minutes to set up and provide the concealment needed to ambush unsuspecting waterfowl.