Main forum for general non waterfowl discussions as well as general duck hunting information about travel, rules and regulations, and other duck hunting info along with the general topics.
Moderators: Tealer, Indaswamp, Dep6, La. Hunter, steve-o, Preacher1011, lostpup
Swamp Puppy wrote:what might be happening here is that people will put out piles of actual food to attract ducks...then, to be legal, will stop placing the real food a few days before they hunt and instead use the fake stuff in its place.
the birds are used to seeing the food there..so when they see the "decoy" they come sailing in for dinner.
:withstupid: That seems to be the only explanation that makes sense. So it is baiting, then, or is it a decoy?
In God we trust, all others must show ID.
- Posts: 969
- Joined: Tue Mar 15, 2005 9:57 pm
- Location: Georgia
HW, it is a Decoy. Because it is not an agricultural product, nor does it have any properties that would attract wildlife using taste, smell, or feel as a medium. Thus it is a Decoy.... only visually attracting wildlife.
[b][size=14]REAL Trucks don't got Spark Plugs
"Hold the Shotguns.... Its hard to stear like this!"
- Posts: 4202
- Joined: Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:12 pm
- Location: Chugiak, Alaska
It is a decoy, but like swamp pointed out, the intended use is somewhat illegal.
People bait for a while, then when they hunt they replace the bait with the picture of bait. I don't know why people don't just learn how to call and throw some blocks out!
- Posts: 2027
- Joined: Fri Sep 17, 2004 11:02 am
- Location: Kennewick, WA
:withstupid: I don't understand why someone would want to use that. To me it gives the impression that you want to bait your field, but can't, so you use the next best thing.
- Posts: 598
- Joined: Thu Oct 21, 2004 7:09 pm
- Location: TN
Remember if you do bait a field and decide to use the picture you have to wait 10 days after the last piece of bait has been removed from that area.
"Thomas Jefferson said I had a God-given right to pursue happiness. What makes me happy is to take a mallard's head smooth off at about 20 feet.
Lanyard: KM Custom Cut (hand),KM Cut red label Black Monster #1,RNT Timber hog,DS mondo,6n1 whistle
- Forum & State Moderator
- Posts: 4550
- Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:11 pm
- Location: arkansas Green Timber
Return to The Honey Hole
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Exabot [Bot], pharmdeez and 33 guests