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I fired three shots at the rising flock and took three mallard drakes out of it.
On Franklin's first duck outing, he got the first bird of the morning with one shot, and it was a banded mallard drake.
But eventually, the sunlight torched the decoys to bright colors and a mallard drake set his wings.
Mallard drake heads swivel for an even more lifelike posture.
Purple heaven is complete with a lake where every cast yields a world-record bass, every shot nails a mallard drake and every meal features pork chops, collard greens and cornbread.
I guess one good story is when I told Jackson that I would have his first mallard drake mounted for him so he could hang it in his room.
She worked her way through the decoys to the bird, stared at it, looked back at me, grabbed it like it was a mallard drake and brought it back.
Within five years, a fine mallard drake, a gray partridge, a chukar, a brown-phase ruffed grouse, a blue grouse, a whitetail head and an antelope were tastefully (in my eyes) arranged throughout the house.
A bereaved and injured mallard drake rescued from the street near busy Pioneer Parkway and Q Street on Thursday is the first such save of the season for a local wildlife group, and is a reminder to motorists that nesting birds are more likely to venture near traffic this time of year.
It also happened to be his 40th banded duck and the third double-banded mallard drake he's shot in 50 years of hunting.
Then one shot rang out and a mallard drake folded up and sailed about 100 yards out into the woods.
Bill, always quicker than I, stood and shot, dropping a mallard drake, which hit the roof of the blind, bounced through the camo and cartwheeled to the floor with a thud, barely missing Bill's yellow Lab, Jake.