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So guys I'm looking for some opinions. My neighbor has a decent sized pond and wants the geese off of it. I have permission to hunt them off the pond. The issue is between her house, barn, and horse stables there is extremely limited shooting lanes directly on the pond. Now 3 different groups of about 15 geese go onto this pond every morning and evening then walk up the shores to feed. There are two huge fields within direct sight of the pond that could easily be hunted. So what would you do? Set up on the pond and try to pick shots? Set up a large or small decoy spread in the fields and hope to direct them my way? Set up a coyote decoy on the pond to help scare them my way? I'm kind of torn between the options and don't know what would be the best call. Any advice would be really appreciated.
 

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Hunt em in the field and keep them outta the pond by using something scary setup at the pond.
Back in the day I used MJ to keep the geese from landing where I couldn't hunt. When the geese came out that morning and saw a big black guy, wearing shorts and shooting a foul shot they veered off that field and came to our decoys like long lost relatives.

 

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Wow, I didn't know you were in the NBA! Lol

Kind of have to see the place for myself. Don't really know how big the pond is. Seems like you could wait for them to land on the pond , then jump them off. All your shots should be relatively low.
 

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That sounds like many of the spots I have come across over the years.
As I usually do, err on the side of caution, and just leave it be. It sounds way to tight.
A couple lousy shots isn't worth the safety issues described.
Not that it would " scare them off" of that pond , but you could follow them and see where they go to feed, get permission and shoot them there.
At least you might reduce their numbers?
 
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