Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

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Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

Postby Flogger » Sat Nov 16, 2013 12:47 pm

Been thinking about getting an echo boss to hunt with on really big water and or windy days. What do you guys think? Too crisp and clean for a hunting call? I've hunted a good bit with an MVP and it proved to very useful. I was even surprised with the low end duck I could get out of it. I know I could get another MVP but I'm wanting to try the BOSS. So what's the scoop. Looking for any feedback I can get. Thanks!!
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Re: Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

Postby DirtyRic » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:53 am

Here on the Great Lakes, a BOSS and MVP can be extremely useful on windy days and ducks are up high. If you consistently hunt big water, I will say for sure get one. But if your more of a marsh to medium lake guy most of the time, I wouldn't bother unless I picked up a used one to hunt with...
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Re: Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

Postby Flogger » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:56 am

DirtyRic wrote:Here on the Great Lakes, a BOSS and MVP can be extremely useful on windy days and ducks are up high. If you consistently hunt big water, I will say for sure get one. But if your more of a marsh to medium lake guy most of the time, I wouldn't bother unless I picked up a used one to hunt with...



Thanks for the feedback my friend. This will be my first year back on big water and I definitely want to get a screamer of a call. I just want the screamer to have some bottom end duck as I'm not a fan of switching calls mid swing. I haven't messed with the boss much and was wondering if it had the same bottom end capabilities of the MVP?

You hunt the great lakes huh? I bet the weather gets ripe up there? If you don't mind me asking, what call do you use to break off long distance/high flyers?? Thanks again for your response!
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Re: Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

Postby DirtyRic » Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:00 pm

Recently switched over to a Field Proven Shot Caller (Fields single reed call) for breaking birds down. I can ring this call, but it has just enough duck left in the bottom to finish the birds. I should mention tho, I switch a to a double reed to finish birds most of the time. Just like using multiple calls, so it's not that a louder call (MVP, BOSS, etc…) won't finish the job...
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Re: Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

Postby Flogger » Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:13 pm

I got the boss in mail today. I acquired it in a trade and it came with two inserts. I'm really surprised at how well it can get down on the low end stuff. I think it's going to make a heck of a hunting call on big water. Anyway just wanted to let folks know in case they were entertaining the idea of hunting with a mainstreet call.
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Re: Opinions on hunting the Echo Boss???

Postby Greenhead Rocker » Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:17 pm

I'm gonna give the refuge bus ticket a run this season, but my nvictus is call #1 on the string. Switching out the bus ticket and an acorn shaker to pair with it depending on my situation and location.
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