Oldest Band

Discussion in 'Waterfowl Hunting' started by Grago, Jan 31, 2020.

  1. Grago

    Grago 8 pointer

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    Just wondering, on your bands whats the oldest duck or goose you killed according to the band, i sold all my calls and bands a few years ago when i got where i wasnt able to hunt, i was on a refuge just looking up in union county Illinois in 2003, i was able to read a neck collar , thru binoculars, i called it in this was 2003 they said it was banded in 81 seems old to me but thats what they said, i called in a duck band that was 8
     
  2. Grago

    Grago 8 pointer

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    I also had back to back numbers, on 2 geese, wish i had kept that stuff, i think i still have some certificates if i could find them
     
  3. littleboots

    littleboots 6 pointer

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    I killed a wood duck here that was banded in NC 5 years and 2 months earlier mature have mounted in my office
     
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  4. B.M. Barrelcooker

    B.M. Barrelcooker 12 pointer

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    I killed one that was from the future:


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  5. Bowfinger

    Bowfinger 10 pointer

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    In a Concrete Submarine
    Who is The Rolling Stones for $500.
     
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  6. Rod S.

    Rod S. 8 pointer

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    That was one old goose, was it a snow??
     
  7. Grago

    Grago 8 pointer

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    No it was a Canada, seemed old to me to especially to live that long and migrate to hunting areas
     
  8. Grago

    Grago 8 pointer

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    Think about how many spreads and calls that thing has seen and heard
     
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  9. Rod S.

    Rod S. 8 pointer

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    Probably died of old age
     
  10. Grago

    Grago 8 pointer

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    Probably so, a dang goose is a tough bird
     

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