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Is it true?

Postby Bucky193 » Wed Dec 29, 2004 11:04 am

Ive heard some people say that duck decoys that have black on them work better casue they can see black better is this true?
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Postby Ducksbeus » Wed Dec 29, 2004 11:38 am

Ask 10 people...you'll get 10 different answers. A few "coot" decoys could never hurt. Sometimes ya got ta mix it up a bit. I have yet to use more than 3 decoys all season. Y'all have a nice day!

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Postby donell67 » Wed Dec 29, 2004 7:09 pm

are you hunting a small creek duck? just curious.
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Postby ARMallardSlayer » Fri Dec 31, 2004 9:17 pm

I've heard that....and also heard that decoys like white stand out, so they attract more ducks......I heard you can get some 2 liter coke bottles and paint them black and the ducks don't know the difference til it's too late....haven't tried it though.
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Postby Bucky193 » Fri Dec 31, 2004 9:19 pm

Well I was wachin DU hunting show on OLN on mornin and this guy had 2 liters bottel of cokes that were empty painted black and had a fake duckl head on it and was KILLING BUNCHES OF DUCKS
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Postby ks_waterfowler » Sat Jan 01, 2005 12:54 am

I was looking for Black Duck decoys. Flew over the marsh in another buddy's dads plain. Diver decoys stand out well. I hunted with a guy who used 2 dozen bluebills and 2 dozen mallards and we pounded the snot out of them. That was actually my first real hunt over decoys.

We use pintails cause the white stands out pretty good. I am gonna buy some bluebill or blacks just to make my spread different and more visible.
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Postby Ducksbeus » Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:53 am

Ive been hunting a small flooded brake. The mallards have bunched up now from 1-3 per group to 7-12 per group. Been using 7 mallard and 3 bluewing decoys lately...been killin a few too. Y'all have a nice day! :mrgreen:
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Postby Bucky193 » Sun Jan 02, 2005 4:01 pm

I havent seen any blue's around here
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Postby big ben » Thu Jan 27, 2005 8:45 pm

In late season when we might have an inch of ice in a snow storm we put out 5-10 sheets of plywood, the bluebills will come right in. But this is only in a storm.
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Postby huntmq1 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 12:07 am

Ben....what do you mean? Do you put the wood out for cover...or to keep the ground clear of ice....???????????
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Postby Rowdy » Fri Feb 18, 2005 8:11 pm

to get your own interpretaton of this next time you go out walk a few hundred yards from your spread and see what stands out best for you. you wil notice immediately what stands out most for me in my area where i hunt mostly my blackducks stood out from the furthest away.

i worked as a commercial gillnetter for a few years, on our highflyers we would have a big white bag and a black bag tied to the pole depending on the conditions you either saw the white or the black first most of the time you could spot the black from the furthest away
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