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How many decoys do I need?

Postby TXHunter96 » Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:14 pm

Hey guys, Ive got 5 days off for thanksgiving and will be going to my family's property to do some hunting. We have a pond that's about 2 acres and I wanted to duck hunt it. Ive been observing the ponds around my house and there are about 25-40 ducks on these ponds. Now my question is can I put out a dozen decoys and a mojo and be okay? That is all the decoys I have. Is supposed to be cold cloudy and possibly rainy. We have another pond that is much smaller but is too enclosed, in my opinion, for ducks to see while flying. Thanks for any help!!
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Re: How many decoys do I need?

Postby ScaupHunter » Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:23 pm

On small water 1 to 4 decoys is often better than a dozen or more. I would be careful with that mojo. Only use it when the birds are approaching and turn it off when they get close. Small water and wildly winging decoys are not always a good mix.
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