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What kind of calls?

Postby ryano022 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 6:32 am

As some of y'all might know, I just moved down and this is a new style of hunting for me. I've read guys getting pissed when they hear mallard hail calls are being made and scared away every bird. I know there's not many mallards down here, so I was wondering what's yalls choice of calls when hunting?
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby BigBend » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:03 am

Teal whistle used sparingly
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby tknight006 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:44 pm

X2 on the Teal whistle. I really like the Duck Commander wood duck call when hunting the creek for woodies.
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby Ichabod97 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:55 pm

When i hunt there i keep the teal whistle and the duck commander teal call on my lanyard. A wood duck call would be good to have.


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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby snipeshooter » Sat Jul 28, 2012 6:55 pm

A few quacks on your mallard call and I mean just a few will bring in mottles and teal just donot get carried away with it.
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What kind of calls?

Postby ryano022 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:28 pm

Haha the goose decoys and calls been sold long ago but ill def look at getting a teal whistle and dc woodie call
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby quackhunter99 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:06 pm

also, if and only IF you can blow a mallard call, and know when to use it,and you know how to ID ducks in the air, keep it on your lanyard. You will likely see some big ducks, and I actually did work mallards last year on several occasions. I have a RNT daisy cutter, and a faulks whistle on my lanyard (you can figure out how to make a mallard call sound like a teal call with pratice).Good luck
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What kind of calls?

Postby ryano022 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:41 pm

I can def blow a mallard call and know what type of calling style to use during the situation, but knew I wouldn't be using it much. Has anyone used the primos teal call before?
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby SouthernWingsAssaultTeam » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:38 pm

In north Florida we have every duck except a mallard.but I still take n one for.gadwall and diversi use a mallard call for divers and gadwall and a dc teal and woodie.you'll more than likely see a lot of teal divers and woodies.I like goin after gadwall here its the next best thing to a mallard to me.
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby JAXDuckMan » Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:05 pm

Duck Commander teal call, they are pretty cheap, double reed so it works when its a little cold out. Wood duck would be good too. I have a mallard call but I dont use it much.
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby tmclaimerFL » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:10 am

I like to use all three as well (woodie,teal,and mallard). Woodie whistle by Haydel is simple and gets the job done because its used sparingly and it only takes a couple of blows if they are interested. I used to have the primos teal drake whistle but it came off my lanyard and got lost, but I still use the Primos hen call for teal and for blueblills and ringnecks. If you tone it down the pitch some it sounds very similar to scaup and its proven itself late in the year. I've used my Zinks PH2 mallard hen on open water to and if used right can tie up some canvasbacks or other divers. Just some of my experience. When you come up I'll show you how its done Lavrusky.
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What kind of calls?

Postby chris_k » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:26 pm

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What kind of calls?

Postby ryano022 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:42 pm

I don't want to hear u joe! Mr. Hail call on a small creek and u like losing calls eh?
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Re: What kind of calls?

Postby tmclaimerFL » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:30 pm

To each his own
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