Duck hunting for diver species like Canvasbacks, Redheads, Ringnecks, Eiders, Goldeneye and other diver ducks.

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Postby waterfowler646 » Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:18 pm

I have several dozen bluebill and redhead decoys but I was wondering if I could mix in my ringneck decoys to increase the size of the spread. Will this make a difference in the birds coming into the deeks?
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Re: Decoys

Postby BigBlondeBirdDog » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:06 pm

do it, ... no worries
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Re: Decoys

Postby wanapasaki » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:18 pm

I mix sea ducks with my mallards in the lake.. The only thing that happens, is that more birds stop by to visit :grooving:
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Re: Decoys

Postby Smith » Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:17 pm

Mix ringnecks in with bluebills and redheads? Without hesitation, I'd use em' all.
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Re: Decoys

Postby Dep6 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:15 am

Yes sir use them all.
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Re: Decoys

Postby BBK » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:22 pm

Do it. Ringnecks/bluebills will land with each other all the time.
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Re: Decoys

Postby lbhansford » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:20 pm

i have shot both out of the same flock before...
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Re: Decoys

Postby Duck Collector » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:32 pm

Their divers, you can hunt them over goose decoys with goose calls. Not the smartest ducks in the air. Group of BB's came in on me this mornin shot 2, they circled around and flew over as i realoded and shot 2 more...
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Re: Decoys

Postby The Duck Hammer » Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:16 pm

Mix em up. Divers dont care at all about what decoys you have. They are just looking for food in most cases. I have killed blue bills, readheads, and ring necks over everything from pentails to gwt decoys. More numbers, more visibility thats all that matters.
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