Duck hunting the Lower Laguna Madre is a premier duck hunting bay system in South Texas. The Lower Laguna Madre near South Padre Island is wintering home to many species of waterfowl. Redhead and Pintail are the two primary species that winter here. Other species include Teal, Widgeon, Scaups, Mottled ducks, and other species of waterfowl. Hunts are typically 4 hours long.