making floaters visible?

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making floaters visible?

Postby waterfowl10 » Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:34 am

is there any little trick out there to make your floaters stand up higher in the field so that the ducks can see them? i noticed myself that they are kinda hard to see when in the corn field. thanks guys
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Postby goosehunter64 » Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:58 am

Most people use shells or full bodies these days.
Probably build some type of stand for them I guess.
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Postby TEAM WEBFOOTPOSSE » Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:23 pm

i use full bodies but what you can do is take some dekes cut off the keel and set them on corn stocks very goofy lookin but ive seen people do it and they were pounding them
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Postby waterfowl10 » Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:55 am

ok thanks ill maybe give that a try. whatever works im okay with!
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Postby WIgunner30 » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:37 pm

i cut the keels of a doz flambeau mallards and took a hole saw and drilled a 3inch circle in the middle of the decoy then took a 1/4 inch drill bit and drilled a hole in the top were the decoy ballanced level and then u can insert a ghg motion stake. seem to work as well as anybodys full bodys.
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Postby patrick.carrington » Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:39 pm

If there water keel, drill a hole in the bottom of the keel and drill a hole in it without hitting the decoy body. Then find a dowel or pole to put in it that is just small enough to fit snug. I use that and it works pretty well and I can use them as water decoys or field. :thumbsup:
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Postby h2ofwlr » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:16 pm

And for weighted keels they make a stand for them. Or you can weld one up yourself. Basically it cradles the decoy.
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Postby patrick.carrington » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:57 pm

Where can I get the weighted keel stands? How do you weld them like shape so the decoy doesn't fall over.
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