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Photos: An Ice-Out Leads to Hot Duck Hunting

Written by: Andrew Pierce, Orvis Adventures Marketing Manager


Andrew Pierce poses with their haul, as Cece proudly sits in the background.
Photo by Jon Ams

Saturday morning was awful. We got up at 3:30a.m. and headed north to a new spot on Lake Champlain in upstate New York. . .only to find the boat ramp and bay completely iced in. Panic set in, and we hauled to the two nearest boat ramps, where we found the same story. (“Nearest” is a relative term, since the ramps were all about. . .

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