Hunting in strong winds

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Hunting in strong winds

Postby marsh_man » Sat Oct 06, 2012 5:59 pm

Hey guys im just wondering if you guys do anything diffrently when its really windy out? Whether it be calling or changes to the decoys. Any info would be appreciated.
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Re: Hunting in strong winds

Postby bobalong » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:11 pm

Take more ammo because the shooting is usually some of the best you will get, at least that has been my experience. I don't do anything different with the setup. Probably call and flag less, as the birds seem to be on a string when the wind is howling.
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Re: Hunting in strong winds

Postby tornadochaser » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:38 am

Blinds closer to the front of the spread and high pitched calls.

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Re: Hunting in strong winds

Postby Takeem406 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:21 pm

Spent weeks hunting 60 MPH winds last year. Face your dekes into the wind. One right behind the other Run em long and narrow in a V.

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Re: Hunting in strong winds

Postby tbossart » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:18 pm

Depends...if you found the field you are gona hunt and the wind was screaming ..then I would try and mimic the birds exactly as they were in that field at that time. If you found a feed and the wind was calmer, and the day you hunt its now screaming...well, we usualy trya nd find a mound or hill in that field where we can get on the leeward side and set teh decoys trailing down that side a ways and then losely into the wind. Put a few up close to the top of the mound, but pack them a bit tighter than usual as well witha very well defined landing area directly to the front of our blinds.
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