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Hidgon Decoys

Postby berettaarms92 » Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:13 am

Hey everyone,

I was wondering what everyone's opinion of the foam filled Hidgon mallards are? My main concern is how does the paint hold up? Any input will be helpful!
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby waterfowler9 » Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:47 pm

Higdon decoys in my opinion have some of the best paint in the decoy market. I have several dozen of the foam filled magnums and they have held up excellent. They only con to foam filled decoys are the weight. If you plan on walking in you may want to look into another decoy because a bag of them is significantly weights more then standard decoys. If you are using a boat. You can not beat them. Their lighter color and size really "pop" on the water.
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby JustStartin' » Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:55 pm

dont you think the heads shine? to me they do, just curious.

The decoys they have look nice, but at 100 a dozen why not spend the money and get dakota mallards for an extra 20 when theyre on sale.
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby dsm16428 » Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:02 pm

Higdons are a fantastic decoy. They're tough as nails, look great and will last you for years'.
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby JamesMB » Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:45 pm

I am a fan of the Higdon decoys. I do wish they had some Gadwall decoys; mallard hens work well; I probably over think it and want Gadwalls in the spread ;)
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby JustStartin' » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:46 am

how are the full body mallards? im thinking on getting a dozen and a dozen or 2 duck shells.
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby ILgoosehunter12 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:50 am

I recently bought some of the Higdon foam filled bluebills. They look great, but won't find out how they hold up until duck season. The guy I hunt with has the Higdon Battleship mallards and black ducks. They look AWESOME, held up great, and were very bright.
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby koonce727 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:01 pm

My battleships held up great.
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby Weedwacker » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:00 am

Have had my Battleships for 3 seasons now, they are a bit heavy, but are great decoys. I use them mostly later season due to the color scheme and size. I like my green heads to shine!! I put a dab of Vaseline on a cotton rag and wipe them several times as the year moves along to create a mature drake green head.

Would buy more Hidgon when I need.

Also have their motion decoys, spinning wings and water pump, awesome motion decoy!! :beer:
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Re: Hidgon Decoys

Postby AR Dave » Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:12 pm

I've found Higdons, left in my swamp, of hunters who haven't hunted in years. I reckon they never lose paint. :thumbsup:
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