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#5446197 - 11/27/14 02:42 PM If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks?
DoveMaster Offline
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If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks?

Any guys have good wise experience on this one? I have a medium action fishing pole, and wondering what everyone that retrieves with that are out of reach?

I know i need a good dog, but for now asking about this

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#5446214 - 11/27/14 03:05 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
lodell23 Offline
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I use a big spook and pinch the barbs in

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#5446215 - 11/27/14 03:07 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
DoveMaster Offline
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do you pinch them in so that it still grabs the duck, but so you can get hooks out i guess?

do those float? how long are the ones you use, that work good?

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#5446224 - 11/27/14 03:14 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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#5446227 - 11/27/14 03:18 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
DoveMaster Offline
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Badlander, i have some already, talking about the shots just out of reach in deeper water... sorry, should have said that earlier, thought i had, but guess not...

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#5446229 - 11/27/14 03:22 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Largest Spook size you have, 3 treble preferably. If you weight the back end by using a very large/heavy hook it makes snagging much easier because the nose will be angled upward. Heavy line is essential

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#5446232 - 11/27/14 03:29 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Spook
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#5446235 - 11/27/14 03:31 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Some type of top water

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#5446277 - 11/27/14 04:01 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Same here, Zara Spook
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#5446298 - 11/27/14 04:13 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Super spook!!

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#5446318 - 11/27/14 04:34 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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#5446634 - 11/27/14 07:40 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Zara spook is what I always used. That's why my dog's name is Zara now.

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#5446660 - 11/27/14 08:02 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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practice your calling

get them close enough, they drop where you what them

aim
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#5446739 - 11/27/14 09:20 PM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: Cody Malone]
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Originally Posted By: Cody Malone
Spook


Spook. Saltwater size
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#5446869 - 11/28/14 12:34 AM Re: If you don't have dog, what is best fishing lure to retrieve ducks? [Re: DoveMaster]
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We used to make something similar to this. http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-FETCH-IT...=item43cf0644d7

Ours had 3 wire hooks on the end, looked like a grappling hook Body was made out of Styrofoam, the wires twisted together and shoved up a hole drill in the middle. We had to add weight to it to get some distance. With a Zebco 33 you could fling that sucker across the country. Foam at Hobby Lobby, wire from coat hanger.
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