Herters vs Carry-lite

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Herters vs Carry-lite

Postby texan68 » Mon Sep 13, 2004 6:40 pm

Like I said in the topic below, I'm looking to buy a half doz. canadas for my spread. Should I go with the Carry- lite weighted keel floating goose decoys, or the Herter's model 96 goose decoys?
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Postby quackerkiller » Mon Sep 13, 2004 7:30 pm

like i said before big foots
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Big Foots or G&H

Postby ks_waterfowler » Mon Sep 13, 2004 7:36 pm

I wouldn't buy anything but Bigfoots or G&H. If you go with the cheap decoys you get cheap results. If you are gonna invest that much, you might as well get something that will last.
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Postby ND_Duckslayer » Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:31 pm

I'll have to agree with them. I bought nothing but carry lites the first year out and I've regretted it ever since. The paint is more flaky than a politician!
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Postby Bull_Can » Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:01 am

Without a doubt, the Herter's geese float the best (ride the waves most realistically), but their heads are waiting to get shot off and the stem breaks. If you plan on hauling them around a lot and banging them up, go with plastic. If you don't mind repairing dekes every other year and want something that handles the water like cork...go with Herter's.

My two cents: I went with Herter's for years, but now the G&H's are what I take out because they are lighter and I don't feel bad banging them around! As for ducks, I put out my Herter's burlap covered cans whenever I am diver hunting. Heavy, but great in the water.
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Postby donell67 » Tue Sep 28, 2004 6:08 pm

if i only had a choice of heters or carrylites. i would have to go with herters.but you cant go wrong with g&h or bigfoots.
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Postby duckman911 » Wed Sep 29, 2004 10:38 pm

I would go with ther herters decoys can't go wrong espescially if you hunt big wavy waterways..
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Postby birdgunner04 » Thu Sep 30, 2004 2:45 am

All my G&H's cracked around the bottom of the keel after a couple of hard cold seasons
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