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24706
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Lockhart Gaddy of Anson County recently passed away. The man, who lived on Honkers Lake, introduced a number of geese to the area for decoy hunting.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 41, March 1953, p6-7, il
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24751
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In 2010, Andrew Frank, his wife, and his son began working on their now successful Duck Dance Farm in Burnsville. The farm breeds duck, geese, and fish, but does not sell the meat from these animals. Instead, they make a profit from the eggs the duck and geese lay. The family defines their farming philosophy as responsible and raises the birds as free range.
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25998
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A small dark goose that spends most of its lifetime on the sea, the Atlantic Brant has seen a recovery in population numbers in just two years. This bump in population has allowed the hunting season to reopen, but only for a short period of time.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 19 Issue 5, Nov-Dec 1975, p26-27
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1303
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The vast numbers of Canadian geese that once wintered in North Carolina have largely shifted their cold-weather homes farther north, but the greater snow goose has taken their place.
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3094
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In the 1960s, over 250,000 migratory Canadian geese wintered at Lake Mattamuskeet. Now the population nears record lows, with only 29,000 pairs confirmed in Canada in 1995. Misguided management and resident flocks contribute to the problem.
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22614
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Brant geese, the most elusive of all of North Carolina's waterfowl species, also provides one of the most unique hunts in the state. As the geese winter in North Carolina, the sport hunting season will be 50 days as the Brant population exceeded 130,000 in the previous season, per the Brant Management Plan Hunting season guidelines.
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38226
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In order to classify the duck or goose that has been caught; a simplistic key has been provided.
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38761
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A farm fish pond has become known for attracting geese in October since the 1930s. when the first nine geese wintered there.