More ducks than the eye can see. If you love duck hunting, you will love this 1956 vintage footage.
Nothing quite beats the sight of thousands of mallards using a hole. Every duck hunter’s dream is to find that spot and set up on it in hope of cupped ducks falling into their spread.
Legendary Claypool Reservoir was loaded in 1956 like nothing you have ever seen. NBC was there to film it, and it is rather astonishing. Just picture that sun shining off all those greenheads. Unfortunately, the footage is in black and white, so you will have to use your imagination.
Guaranteed, if you love duck hunting, you will thoroughly enjoy this video. What’s not to love about the most ducks ever filmed?
It is said that on this day, there were around 300,000 mallards piled into Claypool. The reservoir today is owned by three or four families. Best friends of Mr Claypool, the families purchased the reservoir in 1966 from him and continue to hunt it today.
The reservoir doesn’t hold the millions it used to because there’s much more duck habitat around the area. But it still is an incredible waterfowl Mecca legendary by name. The footage is timeless and amazing, simply amazing.