Ohio Game & Fish Mag: Our Finest November Duck Hunts
For those who enjoy brushing up on their knowledge of hunting, writer Tom Behrens has written an extremely informative article in Ohio Fish and Game magazine.
From the article:
- The single most important factor in waterfowl hunting is the weather.
Last year, waterfowl hunting in northeast Ohio started out great, but then fell off when the weather stayed unseasonably mild and no new birds migrated into the area.
Then on Thanksgiving weekend, an abrupt change in weather conditions brought heavy snows and cold temperatures. Everything locked up in snow and ice, putting an end to duck hunting.
Goose hunting, however, was better than normal because the weather brought migrating birds with it.
Migration of waterfowl through northeastern Ohio can be likened to a funnel. Birds from the Mississippi and Atlantic flyways merge with birds coming directly out of Ontario, providing a steady and diverse flow of waterfowl.
Click here to read the entire article from Ohio Fish and Game.