This is the best day I have ever had duck hunting, we limited out in 2 hours. It was great! South Platte river, near Sterling, CO. My dog was a machine, the water was cold, and the ducks were everywhere.
I have the flambeau sky scraper, i like it alot. especially if you are hunting public land, it really sets your decoy spread out from other hunters. The only drawback is that you cant just chuck it out in the water, so if you are in a hurry to get your spread out, you need to spend a little extra time.
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...