Duck Hunting for puddlers like Mallards, Sprig (Pintails), Black ducks, Widgeons, Woodducks, Teal, and other ducks.
Moderators: The Cat Island Drake, Token, duckbuster06
with this cold front settling in and everything freezing up I was just wondering if anyone has any successful tips for hunting over the ice. I have hear a few things about dying the ice blue with clothes die, or laying out blue plastic tarps with decoys on them, to simmulate open water. I was just wondering if any of you have any experience with this type of thing, or have hear if it really workes.
I'm really looking in to the plastic tarps layed down right on the ice to give the apperance of soft water. any tips or advice on this subject would be helpful. thanks.
- Posts: 46
- Joined: Wed Jan 26, 2005 3:39 pm
- Location: Utah
Im trying the tarp thing tomorrow afternoon. I have read good things.
Try an old chainsaw with no bar oil to cut a hole in the ice.
whistlin_wings wrote:I grew up in a neighborhood with only 3 pools and a public golf course. Thug life is all I know.
- Posts: 2186
- Joined: Mon Mar 01, 2004 3:30 pm
- Location: T-Pain's Boat
Black plastic works better than blue.
- Posts: 747
- Joined: Sat Nov 05, 2005 3:17 pm
- Location: MICHIGAN
I agree with not using blue....too opaque....I use clear actually and have had excellent success in fields....maybe black is the key on ice though
- Forum & State Moderator
- Posts: 1906
- Joined: Thu Oct 30, 2003 10:05 am
- Location: Buxton, Maine
Return to Puddler Duck Hunting
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests