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Looking for New Decoys

Postby NorthDuck » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:17 pm

Guys,
I am looking for some new goose decoys. Right now, I have a bunch of old Flambeau shell decoys. I was thinking about getting some full body goose decoys to use in the fields.

What kind decoys do you'll use?


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Postby NorthDuck » Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:48 pm

Do any of you use full body decoys for goose hunting?


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Postby cut_un » Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:58 pm

Sorry NorthDuck, maybe some "field boys" will jump in on the post. most/all mine is over water so floaters are the order of the day.

We have a several guys on here that are "into the field hunts" big time, Big foot, flocked heads"motion stakes", they have enclosed trailers full of them. It's a sight to see, I hope they will be able to answer all your questions :umm: :umm: :umm: Anyone????

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Postby MIKE J. » Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:24 pm

NorthDuck,

I would definetly invest in FB decoys to add to your spread, With todays hunting pressure on the geese you need realism in your spread. As the season progresses the birds become more educated. Early season the shells and silo's will work on the younger birds but they learn quickly.

I presently have 12 Big foots that I place closest to where I would like the birds to land, I usally set 3 -4 decoys 20 yds downwind from the spread to simulate a group that has just landed and is walking towards the main spread. Geese are pretty competitive and incoming birds will try to land ahead of these 3-4 decoys in the sweet spot. (some days they just land where ever they want :thumbsdown: ) I have 10 dz shells and silo's that I fill in upwind of the FB decoys.

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Postby Gooseboy » Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:42 pm

Check out ebay sometimes there are some good deals there. :thumbsup:
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Postby goosesmacker » Sat Aug 19, 2006 7:02 pm

Northduck,
I would recommend the Avery full bodies with flocked heads or the Bigfoots with flocked heads.

I have learned my lessons wasting my time and money with the other brands.

I carry my ATV, blinds and 96 full bodies decoys in my 6 x12 trailer.

If you have any questions, please feel free to sent me a PM anytime.

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Postby cut_un » Sat Aug 19, 2006 7:09 pm

Northduck, you need to talk to Goosesmacker, I was lucky enough to hunt with him a time or two. He and his "possy" are goose killing machines.
You should slip by and take a look at his "rig" it's a work of art :thumbsup: He put out as fine a spread as you will ever see :salude:
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Postby goosesmacker » Sat Aug 19, 2006 7:13 pm

Gooseboy wrote:Check out ebay sometimes there are some good deals there. :thumbsup:



Northduck,
Hook up with vah2ofowler22. He's the man if you are looking for decoys.

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Postby NorthDuck » Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:08 am

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Postby NorthDuck » Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:20 am

Goosesmacker, That's a lot of stuff in a 6x12 trailer. Are the decoys loose in the trailer? :help: :help: I have an ATV, just never thought of carry it with the other stuff.


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Postby Kessler » Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:33 am

Hey nursechaser,.......eeerrrr I mean goosesmacker,
Post up the pics of your trailer! :thumbsup:

Northduck,
smacker has a killer hauling set up.All his decoys are for the most part secured, very little are loose.
But that's his baby, I'll let him brag on it.
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Postby goosesmacker » Sun Aug 20, 2006 5:33 pm

Guys,
I will be happy to post a couples pixs. But first, I need to take the pictures.

For right now, it's Too Hot outside.

NorthDuck, I'll have the pictures for ya in a couple days. Just bear with me.


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Postby NorthDuck » Wed Aug 23, 2006 4:46 pm

Hey no problem Goosesmacker, I can wait.

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Postby vah2ofowler22 » Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:22 pm

hey welcome to the forum. I have a 10x6 trailer. I have 50 full bodies and 300 ducks in it now. gonna be adding 2 dz lessers in the next month. starting in sept i will be towing my trailer to work close everyday. As far as decoys, IF THEY LOOK LIKE DECOYS THEY AREN"T GHG. We hunt only with the best decoys. If you get a chance come check things out. exit 53 off 95. Dances sporting goods. you are more that welcome to check the trailer out

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Postby cut_un » Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:46 pm

I like the ring of that "Capt Tripp" :salude:
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