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Goose spread setup

Postby T.C. Bolding » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:23 pm

When hunting fields would you rather have active head positions or feeder head positions?
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby Huntfish12 » Tue Jun 24, 2014 6:36 am

im assuming you asking "would you rather have more active or more feeder?" I personally would say about half and half, or a little more to the feeder position. I dont want the majority or my spread to look alert. But when the birds come back around this winter, look out into the fields while scouting and you'll notice that its roughly an even mix of the two, if not a little more to the feeder position.
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby T.C. Bolding » Tue Jun 24, 2014 6:39 am

That's what I've always thought as well! Just seeing way everybody else's preferences are
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby coruptone » Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:58 pm

I run some actives ,and spread them out and mix them in. Some geese will slide to one side or the other, i know they do this just to piss us off . When this happens i will take all of my actives and place them on the side the geese are sliding. It helps to block them so they will land in the pocket in theory. :thumbsup:
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby T.C. Bolding » Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:45 pm

Hmm interesting!!
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby joemc » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:10 pm

definitely more feeders, I run about 75% feeders, feeders show that the geese are relaxed and that there is food. actives can be a sign of geese being nervous, but to make the spread realistic you need some actives and sentries. but be carefull geese don't like to land right next to sentries because they are aggressive in nature, so more feeders where you want the birds to land. :thumbsup:
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby T.C. Bolding » Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:11 pm

I can see that!
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby Quackersmacker21 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:41 pm

I've had good luck keeping most of my active/alerts around the outside of my spread with a few mixed in the middle . Sometimes I'll take extra alerts and create a small flock on my downwind side to simulate a flock that just landed and are walking in. This can help to cause your incoming flocks to land in the decoys.
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Re: Goose spread setup

Postby ksgoosekilr » Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:59 pm

I run about 50/50.....just put them out its not rocket science
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