Dr. Duck's Ducktionary
ALABAMA SHORTNECK - a crow; also known as a Betty
ALL ROMANTIC SHOTGUN - a gun that shoots several times before reloading
BLACK & WHITE HUNT - hunting on a cloudy day.
BLIND - a place to conceal hunters, an observation hut for ducks, or a place to eat GADUNKS.
BLIND CAPTAIN - someone elected at the beginning of a hunt to call the shots (usually impeached by mid-morning).
BODY CONDOM - chest waders
BUZZ BOMBS - teal
CALL PITCH ADJUSTMENT - changing the pitch of a friend's duck call by taking in one hand, drawing back and pitching it as far as you can throw.
CODMOLLY - anything that causes a hunter to miss a duck, such as "I got a codmolly in my eye!" or "A codmolly was on my front sight!" ... works every time!
CONFIDENCE DECOY - any decoy that ducks are accustom to, from coots to cows (note: carrying three dozen cow decoys can cause a hernia)
DARK GEESE - Canada Geese
DEKES - object's used to attract ducks, anything from jugs to rags and wood to plastic ... just so it ain't alive!
DOWN VEST - worn by hunters, at great expense to keep warm. Also worn by ducks and geese at no expense.
DUCKHUNTER's RIBEYE - honeybun (submitted by Fowlmouthj@aol.com)
DUCK IN A FLOCK ALL BY HIS SELF - a single incoming duck
DUCK JEWELRY - a band worn by married ducks; also generally missing, by the time it has been retrieved to the blind on one-legged ducks.
DUCK REFUGEE CAMPS - Conservation Wetland Areas
DUCT TAPE - a tape used to patch everything from waders to a holes in the boat. Can also be an instruction video on calling.
FANNY RIBBON - something you carry to the woods behind the blind that attracts large flocks of ducks to your decoys. Also known as toilet tissue.
FEEDING CHUCKLE - a sound made in a blind by hunters consuming GADUNKS as SHORT ducks pass overhead unnoticed.
GADUNK - anything you take to the blind to eat, such as donuts, candy bars, deer sausage, duck jerky; or something you cook in the blind.
GRAND PASSAGE MIGRATION - something that takes place approximately five times a season and about 30 minutes after leaving the blind.
GU-11 - a seagull
LANDING GEAR - duck or goose feet stuck out just before landing, or the front feet of a hunter when he trips and falls into the marsh.
LIGHT GEESE - Snow Geese
LIVING COLOR HUNT - hunting on a sunny bluebird day.
LONESOME HEN CALL - a sound made by a single duck hunter in a bar at night.
MILLING - what ducks do right before leaving to make you stay three more hours.
ONE ROUND OF RAPID FIRE - a single shot fired from a duck blind.
OPENING DAY - something hunters dream of starting on closing day.
OVER & OVER SHOTGUN - a pump shotgun
PAIR OF SINGLES - two ducks coming in
QUITTING TIME - any time between shooting time and sunset ... depending on how the ducks coopulate.
REDLEGS - northern ducks that are last to show, or a hunter with leaky boots.
REDNECKS - northern hunters brought down by cold weather.
REMINGTON 550 SHOTGUN - a Remington 1100 shotgun that works half the time.
RETRIEVER - a hunter who wades in deep water to fetch birds while his Labrador sits in the blind and eats all his GADUNKS.
SAFETY CHICKENS - great blue heron (see also SHYPOKE)
SHOOTING TIME - varies from 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset ... depending on what the hunter did the night before.
SHORT DUCKS - low flying ducks
SHYPOKE - great blue heron (According to Dave Murphy, this is usually spelled Shite-poke, which is the Southeastern Ozark colloquial name which literally means "bag of ____")
SIGHTSEERS - ducks that circle your blind once just out of shooting range and then leave.
SKYCARP - snow geese
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY - waterfowl on Conservation Wetland Areas
SMILING MALLARD - a shoveler (a duck you must cook long enough to get drunk so you can eat it)
SPREAD - decoys set out in a special arrangement ... as in, "Nice spread, George ... where's the ducks?"
STATE FAIR - a public hunting area
STEEL SHOT - something designed to cripple ducks because of an eagle who swallowed a lead pellet and threw up.
SUCK HOLE - a hole in the timber that seems to suck ducks right out of the sky (submitted by Fowlmouth@aol.com)
SUPER MAG DECOYS - decoys that attract waterfowl from great distance and can also be turned upside down and used as canoes.
SUSIE - a lonesome hen (refer to Lonesome Hen Call)
SWAMP COLLIE - Golden Retriever (submitted by Fowlmouth@aol.com)
TALL DUCKS - high flying ducks
TEASERS - ducks that circle your blind several times just out of shooting range and then leave.
TWICE BARREL SHOOTGUN - a double barrel shotgun
WATER TURKEY - cormorant (also known as Sky Gar and Black Goose)
WRESTLING MATCH - what hunters do with cold and damp BODY CONDUMS one hour before daylight.