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Postby rm85 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:14 pm

Just wundering if anyone is havin any luck using mojos? I hunt the delta and have had friends say birdthes flare! Is any1 havin birds decoy their mijos? Ive gt 3 2 baby mojos an a floater any info would b greatly appreciated
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby ricemanff » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:20 pm

I use them on our club, but it is detour them from a flight pattern. So it is kind of a deturant decoy, if you understand that.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Privileged hunter » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:24 pm

Gotta have the on/off remote
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby rm85 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:34 pm

All 3 of mine have the remote. are they helping ducks deoy? Because 95% of the ducks i shoot are trying to land in the decoys
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby das mudhen » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:38 pm

Yes...

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Re: mojo ducks

Postby friedcoot » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:16 am

Ban them every other season and they would perform much better. Ban them altogether and they would be as good as a baited field.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby waterfowlist » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:49 am

Yes I think they have their time and place. On new birds I think they help. Also once the birds see your spread a lot of guys shut them off, again personal preference. Good for low visibility spots.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Calikev » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:06 pm

They are working just fine. I haven't seen the flaring part where I've been hunting so far.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Portuguese Duck Slayer » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:44 pm

Kinda hard to tell if they "really" work overall or not.... at this point in time. Every blind (around mine) uses them. Still think location of blind wins out.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby finsnfeathershunter » Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:11 pm

Maybe its just me but I have seen less use of them than last year. Been 3 times since the first on 2 different popular refuges and never saw any.

Before the first of Dec can only remember seeing one wind driven at Lower Klamath.

Don't own one and never have so cant say if they are working for me. The rice blind I was in last season the guys had 4. Not in the blind this year but I know that they are not using them as much.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Calikev » Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:40 pm

finsnfeathershunter wrote:Maybe its just me but I have seen less use of them than last year. Been 3 times since the first on 2 different popular refuges and never saw any.

Before the first of Dec can only remember seeing one wind driven at Lower Klamath.

Don't own one and never have so cant say if they are working for me. The rice blind I was in last season the guys had 4. Not in the blind this year but I know that they are not using them as much.


The less that are being used around you, the more effective they become. I believe they work against you a lot when there are so many around you. It messes with the birds and they catch on quick. An isolated one by itself tucked away properly by itself works very well on most days.

That's just my opinion........
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby rm85 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 5:36 pm

Any body tryin the squirting feeder but
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby finsnfeathershunter » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:02 pm

No you are 100% correct Kevin

My observations where I have been this year is that I have seen less of them than in the past.

I don't use or own one but I also don't mind if somebody else is even in the same area I am with one. Makes no difference to me.

Not for or against them or those that do hunt with one.

But again your spot on about how one in the right situation can be beneficial.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby picciuto » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:29 pm

rm85 wrote:Any body tryin the squirting feeder but


Just got the higdon pulsator 4 unit system (Squirting mallard butts) haven't got to use it yet but it seems pretty sweet. Looks like it will add some good motion to the decoys. Only downside is its pretty heavy. Plan on using it this weekend. Let you know how it works :thumbsup:
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Fsbirdhouse » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:34 pm

Had a group of three Mallards hovering above two Dove Mojos in a tilled grain field the first weekend in Sept.
Have killed Ducks over them in corn fields, Big river sloughs, and small creeks this year.
I think they work well.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby bellabitch » Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:30 pm

I have seen them in use at a refuge I frequent. They work in that they pull birds from far away to come over the pond the thing is flapping on. Most of the hunters I have seen use them start shooting at the birds before they fully commit so I think the effectiveness will be short lived. Teal and wigeon are crazy for the Mojos.

I do not use one. I have some good quality duck calls instead. That works for me.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Shooting wide » Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:50 am

I have seen them work, and I have seen them flare birds off.

I think they work decent for the first few weeks of December when it is not a bluebird day. Towards the end of December, I don't even bother to bring one out as the birds seem to really shy from them.

The first Wednesday they were legal this year, before shoot time the birds were swarming in on mine. As soon as the sun came up, nothing would get near it.

I would be just as happy if they were barred altogether.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby rodzilla » Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:57 am

I'm getting a remote for mine for x-Mas, but after the first few weeks that they are legal I won't use them. I shoot more geese than ducks every year and mojos are more of deterrent for geese, they hate them. However I may use them more after I get a remote.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby blackdog58 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 11:29 am

They are like anything else. Birds get wise to the pressure. The hunter has to be able to recognize, make adjustments based off of time in the field and area. The adjustments made before the hunt are often the most important.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby tylers1 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:50 pm

Have you guys noticed weird reactions from other species? For example mallard reacting to teal mojo etc.
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Re: mojo ducks

Postby Bootlipkiller » Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:01 pm

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