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Good news for Texas Duck Hunts: More ducks expected than normal this season

With it being summer, it’s a great time to plan your Texas Duck Hunts.   But according to a recent survey from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, duck hunts should be even more prosperous than normal for Texas hunters that venture on duck hunting trips during the 2012 duck-hunting season.  The survey showed that the number of ducks in North America has to grown to an estimated number of 48.6 million breeding ducks. Scientists claim this is the largest amount of breeding ducks ever recorded in North America.   The estimated 48.6 million breeding ducks represents a 7% rise from last year.   It is also 43% more than the historic breeding duck average since 1955. With it being duck hunting season and all, does anyone remember the classic Looney Tunes episode where Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck work hard to convince Elmer Fudd to shoot the other animal?  The episode involved Bugs holding up a sign that said Duck Season while Daffy held up a sign that said Rabbit Season.   They kept switching the signs so fast that Elmer Fudd was thoroughly confused and had no idea which one of them to shoot first.

Here is a clip(courtesy of youtube and Warner Bros.) from that Looney Tunes episode:

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November Waterfowl Hunting Special

We are offering a waterfowl hunting special for all Backwater Waterfowl clients.  Any goose hunt booked between Nov. 5 and Nov. 24 or a duck/goose hunt on a week day between Nov. 5 and Dec. 9, the price will be discounted 15%.  This is a great time to get in on some early season waterfowl hunting as the birds arrive and you catch that good foggy morning. We have one spot available for a group this Sunday 11/6 (opening weekend) due to a cancellation. From what we have seen in Canada and scouting the last couple days on the Texas prairie, I can say that the biologists were spot on with their predictions.  The amount of ducks seen while in Canada and through the Dakotas was unbelievable.  The snow geese had an excellent hatch with most adult pairs having five to six juveniles following close behind.  Specklebellys also had a great hatch and it seems they beat me south as they were here before I got back.  Duck numbers on the prairie are solid with pintail, teal, gadwall and widgeon at the forefront  and with the front pushing through this Thursday they should only improve for the opener.  As always I can reiterate how we manage our properties.  We believe the more water, the better and with things dry throughout Texas the ones who have water will have the birds.  Second crop rice is starting to be cut throughout Colorado and Wharton County and we have our wells pumping water as we speak. Our properties look to be in tip top shape going into season. We are steadily booking hunts and a couple of dates have already filled up so please get your dates in so we can accommodate everyone.  We are looking forward to a great season and starting the next chapter of Backwater Waterfowl.  Take advantage of our November Waterfowl Hunting Special and let us have a chance to earn your business and I assure you that you won’t leave disappointed. Also wanted to again say thanks to all the clients who made the trip up to the Saskatchewan camp with us this fall.  It was a great year and we couldn’t have done it without you. Be sure and take a look at the website for any additional information. www.backwaterwaterfowl.com Thanks, Lance Stancik & The Backwater Team 979-966-7732 [email protected]

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Canada Duck Hunts

SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA | I still have a few dates available for a trip to the duck and goose Mecca in Canada for this fall.  I know a lot of you have shown interest in heading up and with the conditions set in front of us there is no better time than now.  This is a hassle free trip with all the logistics in place to ensure you a trip of a lifetime.  Dates available are in October. Total duck populations were estimated at 45.6 million breeding ducks on the surveyed area. This estimate represents an 11 percent increase over last year’s estimate of 40.9 million birds.  This was only the fifth time in the survey’s history that the total duck population exceeded 40 million.  Habitat conditions across the U.S. and Canadian prairies and parklands were considered excellent. We want everyone that comes to hunt with us to have a great outing and make a memory in the field.  The staff of Backwater Waterfowl will go above and beyond to ensure this.  Let us work hard and show you what we have to offer to gain your business.  You won’t be disappointed. For any information or pricing you may require Lance Stancik /owner 979-966-7732 www.backwaterwaterfowl.com [email protected]

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