The thrill of the hunt has the brave warrior Fibber sounding off. Bang bang bang! Will Molly keep her promise to go with him on his duck hunt? Thoughts of freezing in Fibber’s secret, ideal, spot don’t appeal to her. The 3 o’clock departure hour,. Not having a shot gun, or even knowing how to shoot one aren’t good excuses to Fibber. Alice Darling pops in to see what’s new with pops McGee. She tells how she’s hanging out with the military men on her off time from the defense plant. Billy Mills plays, How Many Hearts Have You Broken.
Fibber goes over his gear, and checklist of things to remember. Beulah reports on the bird bait that she has been whipping up for Fibber. All this Daniel Boone stuff isn’t for her. Time to get tucked in early, so they can get that early start. At the sound of the alarm clock, Molly is more alert than Fibber, but a phone call at 3AM is from Harlowe Wilcox to pitch the sponsor product.
The doorbell finds Doc Gamble all ready for the hunt. He gets Fibber’s blood pressure up with a few well placed insults. The hunting party races through the morning that’s as dark as the inside of a horse. Doc and Molly are clueless as to where they are. Does Fibber know how to find his favorite hunting spot in the dark?
Outdoorsman Fibber lectures on being prepared, while Molly presents him with all the things he forgot. Sloshing through the swamp as quietly as he can, and barely keeping his shotgun safe, Fibber leads the way. With sunrise on the way, ducks are sure to be on the wing soon. As the two hunters get ready, Molly’s preparedness knows no bounds. With 10k ducks, and only 2 hunters, the bounty should be great… right?