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Ducks!

The word of the day is DUCKS!!  Things have been busy busy the last 2 months… never-ending prep work and upkeep to get ready for the big season bearing down on us Saturday (it’s almost here!), the short season (a HUGE thank you to our early crowd… always a blast!), and trips out to the central flyway.  One of the highlights of our year is to start the season by heading out west to see lots of great old friends and make fantastic new ones… A part of the country where the scenery is breath taking, the duck activity unbelievable, and the people incredible.  A piece of true America…Faith, Family, and Community are forefront and the friends are priceless.  We are always so thankful to get back there and spend some time.   And now back to business….We’re geared up and ready to get to it this season!  The weather is ducky and the birds are flying… can’t wait to see everyone!

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NC State Duck Calling Championship

Down in New Bern today judging the NC State duck calling contest..Set up a booth as well and sold a few calls and booked some early season duck hunts..The picture with the three guys are myself Steve Earley and Mike Evans.We are all from the same hometown and combined have 9 state championships between us!!Pretty awesome for some Redneck boys from nowhere!Congrats to mike for taking top honors this year in state and second place Pamlico regional.North Eastern NC boys representing..

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Youth Days 2013 :)

We had the honor of being able to take several fine young people out to share the beauty of mother nature and the waterfowl of our area.  A huge thank you to all of our young hunters and also their families for allowing us to participate in fostering a growing appreciation for wildlife and the outdoors in our youth.  It is tremendously rewarding to see members of the next generation becoming involved in activities so often replaced by ipods and cell phones… Thank you again and Congratulations to everyone on a fantastic job!!!

The Season draws to a close…

Another season is behind us… bitter sweet as always.  We are so fortunate to have so many guys that are not simply our hunters but are true and special friends.  We get so use to seeing you during the season and we truly miss your company once the season is done.  Thank you so much to everyone!  This year proved to be an exciting and challenging one… 70 degree weather and crazy winds… all to wrap up with welcomed shifts in temperature and wind direction.  Despite mother nature the hunting was great and the time spent even better!  We are already planning and looking forward to 2013-2014… Can’t wait to see everyone again!!

 

 

Ducking :)

Quick pic to update everyone… “like we always do about this time!” 🙂  Thank you guys so much… we always have a blast when you are here!!! (We’ll get the majority of this season’s pictures posted at the end of the month…)  

Duck Season 2012-2013

It’s almost here!  The season finally opens Saturday with much anticipation for great hunts and awesome time with all our hunters!  The ducks are here despite the unseasonable warm weather and we are thankful to be ringing in another season with the addition of some fantastic locations and lots of excitment.  A quick pre-season trip to the central flyway wrapped up just in time to finish prepping and get ready for 6 weeks of hard work and tons of fun 🙂

 

 

The ducks are here :)

The November season is in full swing!!  A huge thank you to Jim and Jimmy… always a blast to have you guys!!! We’ll post the majority of the pictures at the end of the season 🙂

The ducks are on the move!!

It’s that time!!! The ducks are on the move and we are once again eagerly awaiting opening day! 🙂  We were fortunate enough to get up north again this year and share the beginning of this season’s migration with some AWESOME friends… Thank you so much to everybody!! What a blast!!!!! We can’t wait to see everyone soon 🙂

WATERFOWL HUNTING

Here we go.. This year prices will be the same as last years.$275 per person per day includes lodging and meals..Lodging will be in pirates cove again this year..We think everyone really enjoyed staying there ..If you have a request for dinner please let us know ahead of time and we will do our best to have what you would like.We have very limited dates available for the month of Jan and Dec so if you have not allready booked your days please call and reserve some time with us.If you are new to our service please give me a call for more details..We are looking forward to a great season.. 252-395-1907 Karl Helmkamp

Bluewings

This day my good friend Paul Boyce and my dad joyned me for an early season teal hunt..There had been some birds around but we werent quite sure how it would go…We ended up with a great hunt and a great way to start the 2012-2013 waterfowl season…We are booking duck hunts now so please give us a call…  252-395-1907