This is the first film of the season and reflects upon the origins of Joey Vassallo. After seven years, the man that taught him how to hunt returns to the water to see how far he has come. This is a story of how the traditions of a father can live on through passion of his son.
Opening weekend was a blast. The Midwest Flyways team finished opening day in a little over an hour. Several birds got lost in the cat tails so we decided to come home with a few less birds and honor that fact that we got our limit. Some hunters may only count the birds they retrieve, but we want to preserve the traditions of the outdoors as stated above and one of those ways is through ethical hunting.
After the day one hunt was over, we got back to the lodge and prepared the birds. Since they were mostly teal, we decided to make a video about cleaning teal which you can see here.
Once the ducks were prepared, we cooked them all up and had a delicious feast. Everyone filled up and took a nap. Then we prepared the gear for the next day.
Day two wasn’t as much of a success. If a hunter tells you that they limit out every time they pick up their gun, they are lying, and the Sunday hunt was a quick realization of that fact. We still got 6 birds with three guys and it was still a blast.
This is the first hunt of many that we will be filming and there are many more stories to tell. If you have any interest connecting with Midwest Flyways, please do through social media and via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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