Duck hunting for diver species like Canvasbacks, Redheads, Ringnecks, Eiders, Goldeneye and other diver ducks.
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so ive got about 35 goose decoys and 2 doz divers and about 3 doz puddlers. was thinking of knotting up the puddlers in the middle and a couple long lines of divers, but where to put the geese. i feel like it will become very crowded quickly in the 30 yard shot range.. any suggestions? I dont see many geese among these diver photos.
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Just put a few of them off to one side (upwind) and be prepared for crssing shots should some geese decoy to them.
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i find some divers love geese. espeacially blue bills. i have had lines of divers out and bills pitch to geese off to the side many times. if you have them throw them out for visibility.
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Try putting a few geese on the down wind side (far away side) of your long lines. Not necessarily to attract geese but it would grap a ducks attention from far away and once they spot your spread they will see your other ducks. Just a way top pull in birds from a far distance.
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Put the geese closest to you, then puddlers, then divers
jaysweet3 wrote:Looks a little small.
Dat's what She said....
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