10ga, that’s a good question, I’ve heard it said, “It doesn’t look natural” personally I love them. I use anywhere from 1-4 depending where I’m hunting. I’m sure you have noticed that divers try not to fly over land, and when rafted up they will not fly over other birds they fly up lanes to the head of the rafts, and to the outside of the rafts. So for them to fly up your long lines it’s very natural for them.
Also, some don’t like them for fear that their dog is going to get hung up in the lines. Well maybe with some of the store bought kinds I could see that happening. When there’s just the decoy, snap swivel, then the long line. I have 3ft of drop line between the snap swivels, and decoys Max swims through it OK.
I like to use the ol J-Hook, but when I have an off shore wind what I like to use is. Place your hand on your desk there, spread your fingers, your fingers are my long lines your palm is my singles, and your wrist is my boat. When they come up those lanes, all you do is point and shoot. TO EASY, just to dog gone easy
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