Flaoting decoys used as field decoys?

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Flaoting decoys used as field decoys?

Postby kgrant » Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:44 pm

I saw in a video people using floaters as field dekes. They just dug a hole to put the keel in. I am just curious how well it works if it works at all. Thought I might give it try till I can afford some proper field decoys. any opinions?
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Re: Flaoting decoys used as field decoys?

Postby Trent_Rivers » Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:55 pm

I had also looked into this and have done it a time or too(Put a few up on the rice levee) and it works just fine. If you want to get fancy you can buy some cheap pliable wire and leave one end straight and bend the other end so the keel slides into it.
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Re: Flaoting decoys used as field decoys?

Postby Quackem N Stackem » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:15 pm

Look at Mack's prairie wings. They sell stands to convert floaters to field decoys. I believe they are 35$ for a dozen.
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Re: Flaoting decoys used as field decoys?

Postby Weedwacker » Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:15 pm

Have used G&H decoys for as long as I have hunted.

They had a stake that fitted to the keel of their decoys to use in the field, it came in black for geese, orange for ducks.

I bought two dozen orange some years ago, works great!

I even have 6-8 in the boat bag, some times I find myself in an area that I can put some decoys in inches of water or even a nice dry spot along the water!!

Just unclip the anchor line and we are dancing :grooving:
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