Setting up,for brant

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Setting up,for brant

Postby take-em'29 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:04 pm

This year is the second year we are hunting coastal one of my goals is to get a brant I think they are cool looking birds but not sure where I should be looking for them and how should imsetmupmwe have painted 20 old Canada goose floaters into brant decoys just not sure if I should put them in a big group or just small groups mixed with black ducks and buffies or what any info would be great hoping to head out mid day Saturday
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Re: Setting up,for brant

Postby dirtyj » Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:23 pm

That's plenty of decoys and they will work. After scouting for them, find a cove that faces some open water in the lea of the wind and wait your turn. They move mostly on the low tide change b/ it's easier to feed, but will move with boat traffic anytime. They are pretty dumb birds and will decoy to most spreads. I don't target them but this is what I've seen.
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