Posted by Martin Hudson on January 18, 2001 at 8:10:17 a.m.:
Hello...my name is Martin. I started hunting ducks at the age of 12 while growing up in Utah. I usually hunted the "New State Duck Club". When I was in high school, a friend and I built an airboat with an old Lycoming engine and hunted the marshes surronding the Great Salt Lake. I have hunted ducks in Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, Iowa, Moussouri, Wyoming, West Virginia, Virginia, Canada, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah (of course), Washington, and Oregon.
I used to have a homemade Broadbill but now use a 16 foot Mirrocraft with an Avery pop-up blind. I use cork decoys (some made by me, some by friends, and some I've bought). Have a retriever named Margaret Thatcher "the iron lady" and hunt the Columbia River, Sauvies Island, and the Willamette Basin. I have a desire to go to the Ruby Lakes USFWS Refuge in Nevada to hunt and to the Red Rock Lakes Refuge in Montana. If you have information on these areas...please drop me a line to talk duck hunting.
Saw a bumper sticker the other day. Said "Honk if you love geese".